Cross country skiing Bavarian Forest Bodenmais

In the Bavarian Forest region, very close to the Wellness and Wellbeing Hotel Waldeck Bavarian Forest Bodenmais, there is a real cross-country skiing paradise. Over 600 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails around the Bodenmais Bavarian Forest Active Center are just waiting to be discovered by sports-minded visitors. In addition, thanks to its altitude, the Bodenmais Bretterschachten Bavarian Forest are is considered the most snow-sure cross-country skiing destination in all of Central Europe. While elsewhere people often complain about poor snow and weather conditions, here the season with natural snow lasts from December until the end of March. Several 100 kilometers of the entire cross-country skiing network are freshly prepared here day after day, in order to always be able to guarantee high-quality routes.

Come and enjoy incredibly idyllic, natural forest and landscapes and let yourself be guided by the beauty of the Bavarian Forest region. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, young or old: you will find the perfect route for your level! And because cross-country skiing is also always great family fun, there is – especially for young sportsmen – a moderate, 4km long piste trail in the winter landscape Bavarian Forest.

The longest tour in the Bodenmais Bavarian Forest area is the Auerhahnloipe and extends over a whole 30km. The 8km long skating trail is also considered a special highlight. With its extra wide prepared tour run, it leads winter sports enthusiasts all the way to Bodenmais

Equipment for rent

You don’t have your own boards for a winter sports trip in the Bavarian Forest Nature Park? – No problem! Around the wellness hotel Bodenmais Bavarian Forest there are numerous stores where you can rent the most modern equipment at a reasonable price.

Food and bus transport

There’s no question that winter sports are strenuous and make you tired and hungry. So it’s important to give yourself and your body a well-deserved break and replenish your energy reserves.

The best place for this is a rustic hut or restaurant. In the winter wonderland of the Bavarian Forest, there are numerous places to stop for refreshments. Find your place, enjoy yourself for the next journey.

For all those who do not want to start or end their tour directly in fron of the Wellness Hotel Bavarian Forest Bodenmais, ski and public buses offer their service. They run at regular and short intervals between Bodenmais and the Großer Arber, stopping directly in front of our wellness hotel Waldeck in Bodenmais. Thus, you are flexible and in just a few moments on your favorite route in the snowy landscape of the Bavarian Forest.

About all winter sports activities and events you can get information at our reception.

Contact us, we will be happy to help you!

The cross-country event of the year!

The „season finale of cross-country skiers in Central Europe“ is already a tradition in Bodenmais. Every year, the town in the heart of the Bavarian Forest turns into a Mecca for more than cross-country skiers from over 20 nations on the third weekend in March. Both top and amateur athletes come together on the cross-country trails under the Großer Arber to finish the winter season together. How snow-sure the Bodenmais cross-country skiing area is, is shown by the unique scheduling of the event. Internationally successful cross-country skiers compete for titles, honors and the famous JOSKA trophies, which are made in Bodenmais. For amateur skiers, the event offers a unique opportunity to compete directly against the world class of cross-country skiing. At the same time, it represents the finale of the cross-country skiing series of the German Ski Association. Whether it is a 30-kilometer race in the skating technique or 42 kilometers in the classic technique – in any case, guests and participants of the cross-country skiing event can expect a diverse, colorful and varied program