Ski Resort Schanze - Schmallenberg in the Sauerland: Position on map

Schanze - Schmallenberg Ski Resort

Trail Map Schanze - Schmallenberg

The Ski Resort

In the Schanze district near Schmallenberg you will find two lifts (double anchor and ski school lift) and a total of 1 km of blue slopes for skiing and snowboarding. The winter sports area lies at an altitude of 640 to 720 metres.

If the weather and snow conditions are suitable, the lift is open on Fridays from 13 to 17.30 hrs and on weekends and holidays from 9 to 17.30 hrs. Since there is no floodlight, the end is also determined by the sunset and the lift operation can be stopped earlier in December and January.

If you want to learn skiing first, you can attend one of the ski courses of the Ski and Tennis Club Fleckenburg. Ski school office is directly in the top station of the ski lift. There is also a ski rental.


Interesting facts

  • It is among the 10 most family-friendly ski Resorts in North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • During the season the average snow depth at Schanze - Schmallenberg is 1 inch. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average base depth of 2 ".
  • Schanze - Schmallenberg features 15 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Germany is 19 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 8 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snow Making Machines: 1

On Mountain Dining

After skiing or snowboarding, the rustic ski hut Schanze invites you to stop for a break. You can eat hearty dishes or coffee and cake here.


After skiing, you can rent a toboggan at the top station of the ski lift and descend the 250-metre-long toboggan run.

Number toboggan runs: 1
Toboggan hire

Infrastructure & Rental

Ski school and ski rental are located directly in the mountain station of the large ski lift.


Number of Skischools: 1

Number of Ski Rental

Ski Rental

Getting here

Coming from Cologne take the A4 until exit 30 Krombach direction Krombach/Lennestadt/Kirchhundem/B54. Until Kirchenhundem you drive on the B517. In the village turn right onto Hundemstraße. In Würdinghausen turn left onto the K27. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Winterberger Straße and follow the B236 to Schmallenberg. Turn right and continue towards Grafschaft, where you turn right again to get to Schanze.


Current Offer

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Board as booked
  • Use of spa area (as per description)
  • Bathrobe hire (for a deposit)
  • Wi-Fi
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last update on Mar 19, 2024
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Phone0 29 75/400
Fax0 29 75/80 91 55


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Mountain Stats

Elevation2100 ft - 2362 ft
Opening DayDec 17, 2023
Closing DayMar 10, 2024
Capacity 1385 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:00 AM - 5:30 PM


Total 2

Skiable Terrain

0.6 miles
Overall Slope Length 0.6 miles

Weather (2657 ft)


1 day adult €18
1 day youth €18
1 day child €12
All rates & fees