Winter Sports in Bad Reichenhall
ledging and tobogganing
On the natural toboggan run in Bayerisch Gmain: starting line in the Bergkurgarten (Mountain Spa Garden), Length 750 m. The track is illuminated at night until 22.00! Or the sledging slope from Kugelbachbauer, Karlstein.
Bob-sledding & racing bob-sleigh taxi
“Guest” bob-sledding on the bob sleigh and toboggan run in Königssee: where the bob and toboggan racers battle over every tenth of a second, you can now also experience the thrill and tear down the ice track with the “Gästebob”… Koenigssee.com »
Horse-drawn sleigh rides
A horse-drawn sleigh ride in the Berchtesgaden National Park promises pure romance: wrapped warmly in a blanket, you glide through the snowy landscape. Enjoy holidays with snow and ice and unforgettable Winter experiences in the Berchtesgadener Land.
Bad Reichenhall is the ideal starting point for your next skiing holiday. You can reach the most beautiful skiing regions in the Berchtesgadener Land and Salzburg region conveniently and easily by car (e.g. Flachau, Zauchensee, Filzmoos, Saalfelden or the Dachstein Tauern region.
As a hotel guest, youreceive a 20% reduction on the prices at the Götschen Ski Centre upon presentation of your guest ticket!
Winter sports on the Jenner Mountain: Schönau am Königssee is an ideal skiing region for all the family. Whether a beginner or a proficient skier, here you can find the right slope for everyone. Alpine skiing on the Jenner Mountain and skiing tours in the National park are a secret tip if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the regular slopes. Kilometre-long, prepared ski slopes, three cable cars and four lifts await… JennerBahn.de »
Cross-country skiing & Skating
Every Winter the entire Berchtesgadener Land transforms into a cross-country skiing paradise: In Bad Reichenhall and Bayerisch Gmain there are 25 km of marked cross-country ski trails. Guided cross-country skiing tours are available free of charge as part of the Active programme. Upon presentation of your Guest Ticket, Bayerisch Gmain offers a free weekly cross-country skiing courses on the Gmain ski trails. That said, you will also find a host of spacious cross-country skiing trails throughout the rest of the Berchtesgadener Land, for example in Aschauer Weiher, Rossfeld, Schwarzeck, Schneizlreuth or Weißbach an der Alpenstraße…
Skiing & Snowboarding
Skiing has not lost any of its unique fascination. No sooner are you at the top of the slope and you still get the same goosebumps as you gaze out over the shimmering snowy mountain landscape. A dream in white. After a brief pause you fly down into the valley with great momentum. And snowboarding is by no means a foreign concept here! Once all of this sporting action in the clear mountain air has brought a bit of colour to your cheeks, why not treat yourself to a cosy break in one of the rustic mountain cabins. In the evening you can then return, exhausted but happy, to the AMBER HOTEL Bavaria, where you can spoil yourself to a culinary treat and start dreaming of your next excursion into the Wintery mountain world. Incidentally, Götschen is also considered the German snowboarding paradise…
Freeriding This is the modern form of off-piste skiing: from the mogul slope to untouched powder slopes over steep terrain. The magic formula of the new form of skiing is carve, jump and simply have fun. The Jenner Mountain on the Königssee lake offers an ideal location for Freeride addicts. Off-piste on all forms of terrain.
Ski schools and ski rental
In the Berchtesgadener Land you can find well-run ski schools in all skiing regions. The majority of these also offer a rental service for equipment, courses for Alpine skiing and cross-country skiing…
Ski tours in the Berchtesgadener Land
Ski mountaineering as a form of sport in close contact with nature Ski mountaineering or ski touring refers to the scaling of mountains on skis and the subsequent descent on of off the pre-prepared pistes. The first ski tours took place at the end of the 19th century. Due to a lack of lifts, even at the beginning of the 20th century all excursions took the form of ski tours. Nowadays ski mountaineering is very popular, as it is considered extremely sustainable and environmentally friendly. Descents in the fresh powdered snow are much-loved, but you must always be aware of the possibility of avalanches. Avalanche warnings and snow coverage reports. You can of course also learn the basics of ski mountaineering in Berchtesgaden! Over the course of four hours, State-approved mountain and ski guides cover the basics of ski touring in the first ski touring park in the Alps