Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing is winter sport number one in the Ammergau Alps. Due to the snow safety of the trails you can do cross-country skiing here in the Ammergau Alps usually from December to mid / end of March.

The trails, all total about 160 km long, are well prepared for classic cross-country skiing technique and skating technique. Beginners and advanced skiers will find their perfect cross-country pleasure here.

All resorts in the Ammergau Alps are interconnected. A well-marked trail network will assign from the different routes and facilitate your cross country planning. So, depending on endurance, you can go on a longer tour from Bad Kohlgrub to Oberammergau or take a short stretch from Ettal to Oberammergau without any problems.

Of course in the region several circuits courses are offered, which you can use for cross country skiing. In the Ammergau Alps you will be spoiled for choice. The cross-country trails were even awarded by ADAC with 4 stars.

161 km length of runs in total (80 km classic technique, 81 km skating technique)
14 runs (easy up to profi)
1 Höhenloipe auf dem Hörnle

Cross-country skiing runs

Over 100 km of trails lead through the Ammergau Alps. Almost all are prepared for skating in addition to the classic track. The ADAC awarded 4 stars for the excellent cross-country trails in Oberammergau. Not only the beautiful landscape but also the excellent trail maintenance and the good mix of sun and forest trails will excite you.


All about cross-country skiing rental

Here you will find cross-country skiing lessons and ski rental.


Cross-country skiing schools

In Oberammergau there are two schools which offer lessons for cross-country skiing


Parking near the cross-country skiing runs in Oberammergau an Ettal

Overview of the parking with direct access to the trail network of the Ammergau Alps


Trail map to view, print and download for free

 Trail map  (pdf - 15.87 MB)