The 4th most popular snowboarding destination in Germany.
Saturday 6 August 2016 06:50 GMT
East of Bregenz in the Allgaeu region on the Austria border, the Oberstdorf ski arena has 15 lifts accessing a maximum vertical descent of 4,629m. The Oberstdorf ski domain consists of several distinct ski area connected by bus including Nebelhorn, Sullereck, Fellhorn and Kanzelwand. In addition, the Oberstdorf ski arena interconnects with the Kleinwalsertal ski arena in Austria by bus and a shared lift pass. The overall interconnected ski region has over 128km of pistes.
While known as an intermediates paradise due to shallow slopes, there are two excellent freeriding routes around Oberstdorf. First, east of Oberstdorf in the Nebelhorn sector, try the Hausberg der Freerider route. Start by heading up the Nebelhornbahn to the summit. The route starts from the summit. Second, south of Oberstdorf in the Fellhorn sector there is the Fellhorn Freeride route which offers amazing mountain vistas. The route starts from the summit of the Fellhornbahn.
To reach the snowboarding in Oberstdorf, the best access is by train right into Oberstdorf coming from the north. The train line ends in Oberstdorf.
Overall, Oberstdorf is the 4th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 10 snowboarding resorts in Germany.