Ski Down the Adventure-Filled Slopes at Goldlauter - Salzberg



The ski lift of Goldlauter-Salzberg lies in the Thuringia forest in the Goldlauter-Heidersbach region to the north of Coburg and is considered ‘the blackest slope of Salzberg’. The slope is one of the steepest found north of the Alps and can test even the most experienced of skiers. The beautiful and lush scenic view of the Thuringia forest adds to the overall experience and makes this slope a must-visit for both skiers and snowboarding enthusiasts.


Goldlauter-Salzberg Statistics

Base Elevation: 1969 ft

Summit Elevation: 2743 ft

Vertical Drop: 774 ft

The Goldlauter-Salzberg slope reaches a maximum elevation of 836m (2742.8 ft), and the base station is located at an elevation of 600m (1968.5 ft) that implies that the overall height of the ski slope is 236m (774.3 ft). The high elevation provides you with an amazing view of the forest along with a steep incline.


The ski slope covers a distance of 1.1km (0.68 miles) and is meant for the intermediate level skiers and snowboarders, mostly for the fact that it is one of the toughest and steepest slopes, and requires some degree of skill and experience to traverse it. Other than the main slope, there are 70km (43.5 miles) of cross-country trails that are used for both off-track skiing and winter hiking.


The sporty family ski area Brandnertal convinces with quality and best comfort from the first minute. Away from the slopes, winter hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, and snowshoeing, as well as husky and horse sleigh rides and much more amazing adventures. Timings: Mon-Fri: 08.30-13.00 & 14.00-16.30 hours and Sat-Sun: 11.00-15.00 hours.

Five Courses Five Cooks:

There is a single, double tow bar lift that has a carrying capacity of 900 persons per hour. It is the longest continuous lift available in the Thuringia region and starts off at the base station of the resort.

Cost and opening season:

The ski slope is open starting from January to March, and the cost of tickets ranges from 25 Euros ($27) for adults and 12 Euros ($13) for children for a one-day pass. All rates are subject to change and the opening times may vary depending on the weather conditions.

Accommodations and ski schools:

There are several skiing and snowboarding schools available that will provide beginner lessons and advanced coaching. For those who are in need of equipment, ski rental shops help to provide you with all the necessary equipment you may need to enjoy your winter sports experience. There are also several cosy and quaint houses available for accommodation for those wishing to stay for more than a day. To sum it up, all those searching for a thrilling experience down one of the steepest and blackest slopes north of the Alps will find the ski lift am Salzberg the next stop in your skiing itinerary.

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