J2Ski USA J2Ski logo
°F / in / ft / miles°C / cm / m / km


Ettelsberg Ski Resort Guide

Ettelsberg, Germany

Rated: 4/5 (from 1 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length8 miles
Highest Lift2,690ft
Resort Height1,903ft
 Nearest AirportsKöln Bonn and Dortmund
Free Snow Reports by e-Mail  Sign Up Here


The German ski resort of Ettelsberg is at an altitude of 1,903ft, with 8 miles of marked runs.


Ettelsberg has direct access to 8 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 20 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Ettelsberg offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Ettelsberg.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ettelsberg?

The next notable snow forecast is 3in, expected on 5 February.

See our long-range Snow Forecast for the latest update, or   Join our Snow Mail Here

Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Ettelsberg

Ski Area Stats

Ettelsberg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 2 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 4 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 6 1 miles
Total Length
8 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
56 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Ettelsberg Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,690ft
Lowest Trail1,903ft
Resort Altitude (Ettelsberg)1,903ft
Max Vertical787ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ettelsberg

Location and Map

Where is Ettelsberg?

This ski resort is in Westerwaldkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.


Tap Show Map in Full Screen for Full-Screen, or see J2Ski's Resort map, showing Hotels and Ski Shops.

How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ettelsberg is Köln Bonn, 90 minutes drive away.

Dortmund, Frankfurt-Hahn, Mannheim, Düsseldorf, Paderborn, Frankfurt and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 20 ski lifts are able to uplift 13,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ettelsberg open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Ettelsberg, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Ettelsberg Tourist Office for the latest.