Reit im Winkl is the most snow-sure location in Bavaria and in Germany, it offers incomparable options for winter sports devotees.
For beginners there are certified coaches around, specialized in making you feeling safe during your lessons. Also advanced enthusiasts might take some instructions to improve their techniques, or attend some guided excursions to find out about the locals preferences and hidden spots.
Reit im Winkl offers plenty of opportunities to follow your passions. For cross country skiing you can start in the centre of Reit im Winkl for 59km of classic style routes, or you might want to take on the 16km skating trail. If you want to get on higher grounds, you will find 60 km of classic style and another 30 km of skating routes on the Highlands of Winkelmoos and Hemmersuppenalm.
For those who prefer alpine skiing or snowboarding, the famous ski circus Winkelmoosalm - Steinplatte is a perfect location. Take the most modern revolving cable car to reach the place which was awarded by the German automobile club (ADAC) and the internet platform of skiresort.de, where Olympic gold medalist Rosi Mittermaier started her career.
14 ski lifts and nearly 50km of ski runs which are taking you to the top of the mountains and back down to the valleys are waiting for you. From beginners to professionals the great variety ensures that everyone will find suitable tracks. Should you prefer to take it easy for the beginning, the Benz Eck ski lift close to the center of Reit im Winkl is the perfect spot. You get there comfortably and free of cost by public shuttle service.
For Ski touring you can choose in between five routes around Reit im Winkl. The Dürnbachhorn or the Walmberg are just some examples and the region offers you plenty of alternate destinations.
Or you might want to feel like the Inuit in the Arctic and hike with snow shows through the snowy winter forest. In Reit in Winkl we are offering guided excursions, guaranteeing an unforgettable Nature experience.
One of the longest natural sledges runs in Germany (4km) and a couple of other stretches awaiting you. Feel yourself remembered to your childhood days and slide through the snowy mountain forest of Reit im Winkl.
At the Benz Eck ski lift you can try the so called snow-tubing. Here is the first snow-tubing park of whole Germany and guarantees you a time with plenty of fun.
An unforgettable experience as well is to take a horse sledge ride. Glide through the beautiful and tranquil winter landscape and enjoy the fresh air.
All kind of winter sport equipment of highest quality, is available to buy or for rent in one of our qualified sport shops in the centre of town.
We will gladly advise you and recommend the best sources and locations.