The Ski Resort
On the Erbeskopf, the highest mountain in Rhineland-Palatinate, winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy two kilometres of slopes. Skiers and snowboarders can make their turns on three downhill runs and a practice slope. Three drag lifts take winter sports enthusiasts up to 818 metres, the highest point of the ski area.
The winter sports centre on Erbeskopf also offers pure piste pleasure in the evening. Thanks to the floodlights, night skiing is possible every day, and on Fridays the slopes are even open until midnight.
Anyone wishing to make their first attempts on the boards at Erbeskopf can take a ski or snowboard course at the local ski school.
- Offering 1 mile of slopes and terrain, Thalfang Erbeskopf is the largest ski resort in the Rhineland-Palatinate.
- Thalfang Erbeskopf is among the 3 best rated Ski Resorts in the Rhineland-Palatinate.
- It is among the 3 most family-friendly ski Resorts in the Rhineland-Palatinate.
- Elevated between 2215 ft and 2677 ft, the Ski Resort is the highest elevated Ski Resorts in the Rhineland-Palatinate. The vertical drop from summit to base is 463 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Germany is 702 ft.
- Season starts on Jan 2 and ends on Mar 10 (67 days). Average season duration in Germany is 81 days.
- Snow coverage is usually best during January, offering an average snow depth of 2 " at summit elevation and 4 " at the base. This makes Thalfang Erbeskopf the ski resort with the best snow conditions in the Rhineland-Palatinate.
- Thalfang Erbeskopf features 17 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Germany is 22 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 13 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
On Mountain Dining
The ski hut on the Erbeskopf and the bistro in the Hunsrückhaus at the foot of the Erbeskopf invite you to take a break. Here, winter sports enthusiasts can refresh themselves with delicious snacks and drinks for the rest of the day on the slopes. An umbrella bar is available for a short stopover.
There is also plenty to do off-piste at Erbeskopf. Cross-country skiing fans can glide through the snow-covered landscape on the "Erbeskopf" high forest trail. The two toboggan runs in the ski area promise lots of fun for young and old. At the foot of the mountain there is also a lake that invites you to go ice skating when the temperatures are cold enough.
Infrastructure & Rental
Trier is about 50 kilometres away from the ski area. Follow the A1 motorway to the Mehring exit and change to the L150. In Thalfang am Erbeskopf change to the B327 and shortly after the village follow the branching L164. This leads directly to the ski area.
Those who want to travel via Bad Kreuznach can take the A61 motorway and from Rheinböllen take the B50 to Morbach. From there the B269 leads to the ski area. An alternative would be to take the B41, which leads via Bad Sobernheim to Idar Oberstein. There follow the B422 in the direction of Allenbach and take the L164 for the last part to the ski area.