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Ski holidays in Ruhpolding

Discover ski holidays in one of the largest towns in the Bavarian Alps. Ruhpolding is a scenic mountain village with a rich Bavarian history which is reflected in the beautiful architecture and diverse culture.

Resort Statistics

Ruhpolding ski village
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 8
Intermediates 6
Advanced 2
Total Runs 16
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 651m
Highest Lift 1664m
Total Piste 33km
Longest Run 4km
Uphill Capacity 8100
Total Lifts 21
Gondolas/Cable cars 3
Chairlifts 4
Drag Lifts 14

Ruhpolding ski resort

Ruhpolding caters for all types of winter-lovers. As well as varied skiing, there are lots of activities to get stuck into including horse-drawn carriage rides, shoe-shoeing, cross-country skiing, horse-riding and hiking. Other facilities in resort include: an indoor swimming pool, climbing wall, a tennis court and ice skating rink.

Skiing in Ruhpolding

Ruhpolding has 3 local ski areas: Unternberg, Westernberg and Maiergschwendt. Due to the small size of these ski areas they are best suited to families with small children and beginners. There is even night skiing available at Unternberg. Experienced skiers will prefer the variety in the Winklmoos and Steinplatte ski areas providing 44km of slopes. Winklmoos and Steinplatte can be accessed from Ruhpolding by a short bus ride.

Transfer time to Ruhpolding

The closest airport to Ruhpolding in Salzburg at just over an hour transfer away.