Ofterschwange Ski Resort – The Best Place to Enjoy Your Winter Vacations!

Ofterschwange Statistics

Base Elevation: 2851 ft

Summit Elevation: 4610 ft

Vertical Drop: 1759 ft

After a long strenuous week at work, nothing seems as pleasing as taking a break from the regular schedule and escaping into the lap of nature. From glistening mountains shrouded with snow to the sky high Pine trees, all add to the aesthetics of the view which seem nothing short of the word surreal. Such a beautiful scenario coupled with the enthralling snowboarding, hiking and trekking experiences make up to that perfect vacation you had dreamt about ever since childhood. What better a place to fulfil all such desires than the Ofterschwange resort located in Panoramaweg 7, 87527 Ofterschwang, Germany. Germany itself is a country full of nature’s finest aesthetics which make it suitable for vacationing. To add to its beauty is this exotic resort of Ofterschwange which is suited for people of all ages and generations, making it a great place to visit during winters.




Resort details

The Ofterschwange-Gunzesried Ski Resort as it is mostly known rests at an elevation of 534 meters (1752 feet) of vertical drop with its top lift at an elevation of 1406 meters (4613 feet) and bottom lift at 872 metres (2861 feet). The Ofterschwange-Gunzesried Ski Resort is the proud owner of the most modern cable car lifts and chairlifts which bring guests from the idyllic villages directly up to the winter sports resort on the Ofterschwanger Horn.


Skiing and snowboarding statistics

The Ofterschwange resort offers 16 kilometres (approximately 9.9 miles ) of slopes and 1.5 kilometres (approximately .9 miles) of ski routes for skiing and snowboarding. It has ski slopes and snowboarding trails which are suited for every tourist coming over to enjoy its luxury. It has slopes of varying difficulty levels. The World Cup slope with a view of Sonthofen is a highlight. Other levels offered in this reference are as follows: For beginners: For those of you who are a novice in this field, the Ofterschwange resort has a total of 3.7 km (2.3 miles) long slope reserved for you. This accounts for around 23% of its total ski slopes. It is specifically built to ensure an easy and comfortable learning experience for the new ones without leaving even an ounce of thrill and enjoyment behind. For intermediates: Out of the total of 16 km allotted for the ski slopes and runs, around 9.8km (approximately 6.09 miles) has been constructed to suit the needs of the intermediate skiers on the go. This accounts for around 61% of the total ski slopes available which makes it the most suitable destination for medium level skiers. As a matter of fact, this resort is most known for its intermediate level ski slopes. It enables skiers to improve upon their skills in the most enthralling ways possible. For experts: For those of you who feel a strong hold over their snowboarding and skiing skills, this resort offers you a 2.5 km (approximately 1.55 miles) long ski run which is well suited to the brave hearts out there who are boldly adventurous and willing to challenge their snowboarding skills. It is sure to provide you such an exciting experience through the cuts and curves which will leave you with a desire of wanting for more. Not only are these, the magical experience of cross-country skiing another feather in the cap for this resort. The beautiful landscapes, perfectly suited weather and glistening slopes make the cross country skiing an attractive feature in this resort. All of the slopes are suited perfectly on various parameters to give you a thrilling experience of both skiing and snowboarding. The winter sports resort also offers speedy toboggan runs and beautiful winter hiking paths in the surrounding area.


Ski Lifts

The TheOfterschwange resort has a lot to offer in this area as well. It has seven ski lifts that offer skiers an impressive 534 metres (1752 feet) of vertical descent. They have a total capacity of carrying 10430 passengers/hour across a total lift distance of 5.5 km. All slopes on the Ofterschwange resort are accessed with the most advanced lift technologies. The new 8-person Ossi-Reichert lift I+II brings visitors all the way from Gunzesried up to the skiing and snowboarding resort. Guests from Ofterschwang are brought up the ski areas using the detachable quad Weltcup-Express chairlift which also has various weather protectors coupled with it. There also exists a modern Gipfel chairlift with a total intake of 6 people in the upper part of the resort. It is equipped with blue weather protectors. For the novice in the field, there exist several practice lifts at the mountain and base station in Ofterschwang. Out of the seven lifts available, two are circulating ropeway or gondola lifts, 2 are chair lifts, 1 is a T-bar lift/platter/button lift, and the remaining 2 are Rope tow or the beginner lifts. Each of these plays a very vital role in maintaining effective connectivity among different spots. The ski pass prices are € 36 for adults, € 28.50 for youth and € 17 for children.


The Ofterschwange resort has a centrally located FamilohotelAllgäuerBerghof hotel which has all the facilities needed for leaving its inmates delighted and satisfied. It has a special wellness area which is a pet favourite of all its guests. It offers the highest comfort with its natural aesthetics and facilities and is perfect for a family stay. Another option available for accommodation is the BerghausBlässe which is a family run hotel near Sonthofen in the Allgäu Alps. Additional accommodations are available in the village of Ofterschwang only a few meters away from the base station. A few of them are listed as follows: Ofterschwang It has a total Distance of 0.3 km (.186 miles) from the town or village centre to the resort.Total number of beds available are 1870 Gunzesried Its Distance from the town or village centre to the resort is approximately 1 km (.62 miles) Kierwang It’s Distance from the town or village centre to the resort is estimated around 3 km (1.86 miles) Blaichach Its Distance from the town or village centre to the ski resort is a total of 5 km (3.11 miles) Sonthofen Its Distance from the town or village centre to the resort is 6 km (3.73 miles) total. All of these are sure to give you an experience of a lifetime and a vacation worth remembering! Happy vacations!

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