Ski Resort Skiliftkarussell Winterberg in the Sauerland: Position on map

Skiliftkarussell Winterberg

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Mountain Stats

Elevation630 m - 820 m
Opening Day1 Dec 2018
Closing Day7 Apr 2019
Capacity 40472 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €35
1 day youth €24
1 day child free
All rates & fees


Total 25
Hours09:00 - 16:30

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Length 27.5 km
Number of Slopes 34

Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 630 m and 820 m, the Ski Resort is among the 3 highest elevated Ski Resorts in North Rhine-Westphalia. The vertical drop from summit to base is 190 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Germany is 215 m.
  • Skiliftkarussell Winterberg is among the 15 best rated Ski Resorts in Germany.
  • It is among the 3 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Germany.
  • Season starts on 1 Dec and ends on 7 Apr (127 days). Average season duration in Germany is 101 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (1 Dec to 7 Apr) is 50 cm at summit elevation and 50 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 67 cm at summit elevation and 67 cm at the base. Therefore Skiliftkarussell Winterberg is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • Skiliftkarussell Winterberg features 23 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Germany is 35 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 12 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • Offering 28 km of slopes and terrain, Skiliftkarussell Winterberg is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in Germany.

The Ski Resort

© Ferienwelt Winterberg
The ski lift carousel Winterberg in the region of Sauerland guarantees ski fun on 7 mountains. 34 runs spread across 27,5 kilometers of skiable terrain. It’s actually the biggest connected area above the Main River. The ski resort also appeals with up to date lifts and a night skiing offer that no other ski resort in Western Germany can hold a candle to.

A great spot for beginners is the area around Herrlohkopf (lift No. 17-19) and the Bremberg (lift No. 9-11). The trails off lift No. 15 at Käppchenhang are also great to find your ski legs. Those are also great to work on your skills since they are pretty generous, open and not too steep. Herrlohkopf is especially great for small ski fans. On 1 ha you’ll find a huge kids area with magic carpet, colorful figures and a tepee tent.

For those, who have more experience under their belt, the Poppenberg is a great option. The designated reds are ideal for carving. The Kappe, on the opposite side, features a great black run. It’s located right next to the bob run, which annually welcomes the world’s best bobber. The slalom run at Herrlohkopf (No. 2) is even among the steepest trails north of the Alps.

The ski resort guarantess a blast, even at night time. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday you can hit 14 runs with a total length of eight kilometers, that are lighted until 10 pm. So come here to enjoy the greatest offer for lighted skiing in Western Germany.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snow Making Machines: 360
Snowphone+49 (0)2981 802998
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
(in cm)

On Mountain Dining

The ski resort offers a huge variety of mid-mountain huts and awesome restaurants. The Kappe’s peak expects you with a panorama restaurant from where you’ll have the best view. The menu gives a great choice of Pasta dishes, Salads and BBQ specialties. The Schneewittchenhaus is well-known for delicious homemade treats and the Brembergklause is a great rest place if the small hunger creeps on you.
At the base of Herlohkopf welcomes the Ussas hut all hungry skiers. It combines a comfortable environment and good German food. If you’re really really hungry, be brave and order the ´Monsterschnitzel´!

Must-Ski Runs

The black trail at Kappe is perfect for all experts and makes even the best skiers think twice.

Most Difficult Runs

Length: 0.5 km
Vertical Drop: 170 m

Longest Runs

Length: 1.6 km
Vertical Drop: 169 m


Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: km


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© Wintersport-Arena Sauerland/ Siegerland-Wittgenstein e. V.
Tobaggoning fans can expect two great runs, one at Herrloh, the other at Bremberg. If you look for a challenge besides skiing, attend the new snow kite classes.
Less adventurous is winter hiking. Winterberg has premium hiking trails that vary between short and long trails and difficulty level.

Après-Ski and Nightlife

© Wintersport-Arena Sauerland/ Siegerland-Wittgenstein e. V.
A great hangout for Apres-ski fans is Möppi’s hut, located at the Poppenberg trails. Alm Salettl gives you everything you need for a fun night out plus a great panorama view from the sun deck. The Schneewitchenhaus is a great place to come for drinks since the bar is pretty well equipped. If you still don’t have enough, you continue your party in the town of Winterberg. Tenne Winterberg and Muhve In are the popular places among locals and seasonnaires.
Bars and Pubs: 11
Clubs: 4

Dining and Restaurants

The area of Winterberg is a hotspot for gourmets. Ten restaurants even run under a certain theme where they only use local ingredients and mostly cook regional dishes. The panorama restaurant AstenRose serves the best trouts from the numerous mountain streams and you can enjoy a breathtaking panorama while enjoying amazing food. The Kurparkstuben Winterberg convinces with the typical ´German Gemütlichkeit´ and a exquisite wine list. The restaurant of the Hotel Astenkrone offers a three to five course menu.

Infrastructure & Rental


Skischools: 3
Snowboardschools: 3
Cross Country Lessons
Carving Lessons

Ski Schools

Ski Rental

Ski Depot
Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
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Ski Rental Shops

Getting here

© Wintersport-Arena Sauerland/ Siegerland-Wittgenstein e. V.
By car
Coming from the North, take A33. At exit Wünnenberg drive towards Brilon. Pass Olsberg to get to Winterberg.

Coming from the South, take A5 and exit at Marburg. From here change onto the main road towards Allendorf and Winterberg.

Coming from the Western direction, take A44 and exit at Kreuz Werl. From here change onto A46 and continue until Meschede. Pass Bestwig and Olsberg in order to reach the ski resort.

Coming from East, take A44 until exit Zierenberg. From here take B251 to Korbach and continue via Medebach to Winterberg.

By Public Transportation
From Bestwig you can take the train to Winterberg. The busses (S40 and R28) run between the train station and the ski resort.


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Kimon 17 Jul 2010
Does aqnyone have the internet site of an english speaking ski school in winterberg. Thanks

________________________Kim wrote:Does aqnyone have the internet site of an english speaking ski school in winterberg. Thanks________________________ Hey Kim,yes there is one website, that is english speaking too: fun in Winterberg. I am sure you will love it.RegardsTim

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