Ski Resort Thoma – Hinterzarten – ideal for winter lovers
Winter is not about keeping warm; it’s about exploring the fun and games and indulging oneself in activities, which reach beyond the horizons of the blanket or the fireplace. If you’re a winter person and a ski lover, then ski resorts are your go to place. Isn’t it?
Well, ski resorts, offer us a variety of ski trails and runs to choose from, enabling us to experience the best of the snow capped regions of the area. The resorts, especially craft the area and ensure its safe for even beginners to take their baby steps at skiing and Snowboarding.
The resorts, also have schools, which teach the beginners, and enhance their skills, giving them a good learning experience, which they can take back home too.
One such resort is the Thoma – Hinterzarten, which is located in Hochschwarzwald.
There are several easy levels and intermediate level runs that beginners, professional skiers and snowboarders can enjoy. The facility of regular flood lights, enables night skiing available at all times, which is an extraordinary feature of the resort. The resort is also known for housing a ski school, a ski hut for a perfect winter day in the snow area and options of Ski and Snowboarding rental. The resort is situated at an altitude of 1200 metres (3937 feet), and its base station lies at an altitude of 960 metres (3149 feet). The difference in slope is 240 metres (787 feet).
Skiing and Snowboarding –
The resort, having a slope difference of 240 metres (787 feet), has a total run of 4 kilometres (2.5 miles) of slopes. Out of the estimated 4 kilometres (2.5 miles), a run of 2.5 kilometres (1.5 miles) accounts for light slopes. This 2.5 kilometres (1.5 miles) of run, marked blue, is apt for the beginners to try their hand at skiing and Snowboarding.
These slopes are stated to be easy and practice grounds for those interested in learning the sport. A run of 1.5 kilometres (0.93 miles) accounts for the medium run of slopes, also marked in red colour. These trails are apt for intermediates who already have an experience of skiing and Snowboarding, proving to be a good place for them to practice and enjoy the sport thoroughly. This intermediate level run, is most often what people who love skiing look for because the easy slopes aren’t challenging enough, and the black marked slopes are too difficult to use.
These regions, thus, give the skiers a chance to have a thrilling experience of ease and skill. The longest descent is the Windeckkopf Family run, a 1.4 kilometres (0.9 miles) long run, with a height difference of 200 metres (656 feet).
There are three lifts, which transports the guests to the ski area. The lifts can transport up to 2600 persons per hour. Their length is estimated to 1.9 kilometres (1.18 miles) long entirely.
The three lifts available are – the Family lift, the Windeck lift and the Georg Thoma lift.
Other facilities at the resort –
Valley slope is available and also – night skiing, which is an entirely different experience altogether. Night skiing is made possible by the presence of flood lights during the nights, regularly.
The ski pass tickets are priced at € 23 for adults, € 16 for youth and € 14 for children. The ski resort is one among the ten highest and largest elevated ski resorts in Baden – Württemberg.
The ski school OttmarThoma is the added feature, where children and beginners of all ages can try and learn the sport.
Cross country skiing of Breitnau is available for a 56 kilometres (34.7 miles) length, of intermediate level, apt for trained or even slightly experienced skiers and snowboarders to enjoy.
There are nine classic cross country runs and ten skating courses at the resort.
Different options for lodging are available near the resort. Some of them are the Ferienhaus Erika, HausTannheim, Haus Schreiner and the LandgasthofBären.
Miscellaneous facilities –
Tobogganing is an option with the availability of 2 Tobogganing runs and rental facilities. Other various services are Ice skating, Sleigh trip and Winter hiking trails as long as 100 kilometres (62 miles).
All in all, the Thoma – Hinterzarten resort probably is one the best options to spend your winter vacations as you snowboard your way through life.