Langlaufen in Ruhpolding

Cross country skiing

There is a long tradition of cross-country skiing in Ruhpolding. As a result, it's no surprise that there are such a wide variety of different trails in the region, as well as a practice area for beginners. You can check out some of the most popular cross-country ski trails from the comfort of your own home on the tourist information website for Ruhpolding. For night owls, we recommend the floodlit trails.

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Skiers and snowboarders will find some of Bavaria's most snow-sure ski resorts just a short car journey away. The resorts offer pistes that are suitable for beginners, as well as for advanced skiers or snowboarders. The wide variety of slopes ensure people of all ability levels will find the perfect run. The most popular ski resorts are Unternberg, Westernberg, Winklmoos and Steinplatte.

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Skitouren in Ruhpolding

Ski touring

Ski touring is certainly the most beautiful way to explore the picturesque winter scenery around Ruhpolding. On touring skis, you can conquer the snowy mountains while enjoying fresh air and wonderful views. And your reward for the climb is a great ride down!

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Winterwandern in Ruhpolding

Winter hiking

Ruhpolding offers over 50 km of maintained winter hiking trails in winter. As you wander through snowy forests, you can enjoy the fresh winter air and admire the magnificent Ruhpolding mountains. The tourist information for Ruhpolding organises one guided hike per week.

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Schneeschuhwandern in Ruhpolding


What was once commonplace and everyday for our ancestors is quickly becoming a new trend sport. And it's no wonder because snowshoeing is probably the most traditional way to discover the winter landscape. You can rent snowshoes in Ruhpolding and then you're good to go. Alternatively, you can arrange for a mountain guide to accompany you.

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Biathlon in Ruhpolding


Ruhpolding is world famous for hosting the Biathlon World Cup. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the village to experience this sporting event live. The main venue is the Chiemgau Arena in Ruhpolding, which is not far from the Ruhpoldinger Hof. The renowned Chiemgau Arena is also well worth a visit at other times of year.

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Sayaq Adventures

If you are looking for action and fun in the snowy nature in winter, then Saya Adventures is the place for you. Among other things, you will be offered guided snowshoe hikes or a fun biathlon. All other activities can be found on the website of Sayaq Adventures.

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