Best Karussell-Winterberg Snowboarding

The 9th most popular snowboarding destination in Germany.



  November 4, 2022

North of Frankfurt and east of Dusseldorf, the Skiliftkarussell-Winterberg ski area has 34 pistes totaling 27km that are served by 20 main lifts that access a maximum descent of 190m. Spread over seven interconnected mountains, this is a family-friendly ski area that offers pistes ranging from 50% beginner to 40% intermediate to 10% difficult. The best Winterberg snowboarding is normally found during the months of January and February.

For intermediate snowboarders, the best riding can be found in the Poppenburg zone. Advanced snowboarders will want to check out the Kappe piste on the back side which is the steepest piste in the ski area.

This ski area is part of the Wintersport Arena Sauerland lift pass system. This ski arena has one lift pass available that covers all 21 ski areas in the region totalling 90 pistes with 75 lifts. The ski areas are situated from Sauerland through to the Siegerland-Wittgenstein region.

There are numerous on-mountain huttes to explore. The best ones include Scheewittchen Haus, Bremberg Klause and Herlohkopf.

• Family-friendly ski area.
• Part of Wintersport Arena Sauerland.
• Several mountains to explore..

• Small maximum descent.
• Limited difficult pistes.
• No off-piste lines..

To reach the snowboarding at Skiliftkarussell-Winterberg ski area by train, use the Winterberg train station. There is a ski bus or public bus S40 that leads towards the ski area.

There are two free ski shuttle bus lines accessing the base area. The Orange Line goes to ski village Neuastenberg via Postwiese, and the Green Line heads to Altastenberg with stopes at Sahnehang and Kapellenhang.

PRO TIP: There are several other ski areas nearby. These include Altastenberg ski area, Postwiese ski area and Willigen ski area.

Overall, Karussell-Winterberg is the 9th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 22 snowboarding resorts in Germany.

Local Contacts:  Skiliftkarussell Winterberg +49 2981 802998

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Hotel Schneider

Luxury Loding:  Der Brabander Vankatihotel

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PDF Map:  click here

GPS:  51.192771, 8.51975

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  11/4/2022

ID:  24643

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