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Ski Centre Pfronten Steinach

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Mountain Stats

Elevation2789 ft - 4265 ft
SeasonDecember - March
Opening DayDec 30, 2019
Closing DayMar 15, 2020
Capacity 3550 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €24.50
1 day youth €20.50
1 day child €17.70
All rates & fees

Lifts

6
Total 6
Hours9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 3.8 miles

The Ski Resort

The ski centre at night
© Pfronten Tourismus, E. Reiter The ski centre at night

At the foot of mount Breitenberg, in Pfronten-Steinach, you can enjoy the winter from its most beautiful side in the 30 hectare ski area. Even on wonderful winter days there are hardly any waiting times here, because the ski area is less known and less crowded next to the larger Breitenberg lift. But it has a lot to offer: A total of six T-bar lifts provide access to the various slopes, which guarantee skiing fun of all levels of difficulty. The 1.2 kilometre long, red-black marked Heuriesel run and the almost 2 kilometre former FIS World Cup run are ideal for experienced skiers.

If you are not yet quite sure of your skis, it is better to try one of the less demanding pistes first. The whole family will have fun on the medium-difficult runs on the family lift and the mini-lift runs, which are classified as easy, even on days with little snow. Because here, environmentally friendly snow-making systems guarantee carefree winter sports fun. For all those who want to try their hand at snowboarding for the first time, there is even a separate snowboard practice lift.

If the six different pistes are not enough for you, there is also a separate ski path leading directly to the neighbouring ski area Breitenberg-Hochalpe. For those who still haven't had enough of skiing at the end of the day, there is also the possibility of night skiing. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday the most beautiful and longest floodlight system in the Allgäu illuminates the slopes at the family and standard lift and provides a unique skiing experience.

Pfronten is well prepared for winter sports lovers in terms of infrastructure, so there are numerous ski and snowboard rentals and two ski schools directly in the village. Furthermore, the area belongs to the ski association "Vitales Land", which covers several ski areas in the Allgäu and neighbouring Tyrol. With the KönigsCard you can even ski for free in the whole area - from two nights' stay three hours of fun on the slopes in the Allgäu are included!

Interesting facts

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  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 1476 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Germany is 696 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long. The highest point of the track is 4265 ft above sea level.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 12 " at summit elevation and 10 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 13 " at summit elevation and 10 " at the base.
  • Ski Centre Pfronten Steinach features 35 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Germany is 21 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 16 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
70%
Snow Making Machines: 36
Snowphone+49 (0)8363 8849
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
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On Mountain Dining

At the top station of the standard lift there is the possibility to stop at the family-run Tiroler Stadl at 1,270 metres above sea level. On the terrace you can enjoy local food and a beautiful view.

At the valley station of the ski lifts you can have lunch either directly before or after your winter sports fun in the Skistadl or in the nearby Steinach / Pfronten.

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Talabfahrt Breitenberg
Length: 3.7 miles
Vertical Drop: 2870.7 ft

Nightskiing

Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: 1.12 miles

Activities

Around Pfronten there is also a large number of beautiful and varied cross-country skiing trails. If you would like to do other sports, you can also go ice skating in the ice sports hall directly in the village or switch off in the alpine spa "Alpenbad Pfronten" with a view of the mountains. On request you can even go ice climbing directly in the skiing area! In addition, the longest toboggan run in the region is located at Breitenberg. With a length of 6.5 kilometres, it provides an extra portion of fun, especially for children.

In addition, numerous beautiful winter hiking trails lead through the Pfronten Valley. If you combine these with feeding wild animals or a horse-drawn sleigh ride, nothing stands in the way of a well-balanced family holiday.

Après-Ski and Nightlife

View of Pfronten at night
© Florian Zimmermann (CC BY 2.0) View of Pfronten at night

In the rustic Scheiber-Alm you can really speed up after skiing. The mountain hut is located directly at the ski centre and if the weather is fine, you can end the day on the sun terrace or at the outdoor bar. Also the ski hut Wanger invites after a successful day on the piste to have après ski!

Bars and Pubs: 3
Clubs: 1

Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

Skischools: 1
Snowboardschools: 1
Cross Country Lessons
Carving Lessons
Freestyle Lessons

Ski Rental

Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental

Getting here

The best way to reach the ski centre Pfronten is by car. Coming from the A7 you leave the motorway at Füssen shortly before the Austrian border and continue along Pfrontner Straße, past the Weissensee lake, to the district of Weißbach. There you turn right onto the Bundesstraße 309 and via Pfronten into the directly adjoining Steinach, from where the Pfronten Ski Centre is advertised. There are free parking spaces directly at the valley station.

Contact

Skizentrum Pfronten
Krokusweg 2
87459
Pfronten-Steinach
E-Mail
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Phone08363 - 88 49
Fax08363 - 92 61 77
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