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Willingen-Upland

Willingen-Upland Ski Resort Guide

Willingen-Upland, Germany

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length9 miles
Highest Lift2,756ft
Resort Height1,640ft
 Nearest AirportsPaderborn and Dortmund
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Willingen-Upland

The German ski resort of Willingen-Upland is at an altitude of 1,640ft, with 9 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Willingen-Upland is part of the Wintersport Arena Sauerland ski area with access to 42 miles of downhill skiing, with 41 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Willingen-Upland itself (9 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Wintersport Arena Sauerland ski resorts of Altastenberg, Postwiesen, Usseln, Winterberg and Züschen.

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

Skiing

Willingen-Upland offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Willingen-Upland.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Willingen-Upland?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 28 January, with around 1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Willingen-Upland 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
Downhill
Total Length
9 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
56 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
13

Wintersport Arena Sauerland Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Trails
Number of runs
41
Downhill
Total Length
42 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
3

Altitudes

Willingen-Upland Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,756ft
Lowest Trail1,640ft
Resort Altitude (Willingen-Upland)1,640ft
Max Vertical1,115ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Willingen-Upland
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Apres-Ski

Ski Rental in Willingen-Upland

Ski Rental Shops in Willingen-Upland.

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Ski Lessons in Willingen-Upland

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Willingen-Upland Ski Schools and Willingen-Upland Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Willingen-Upland?

This ski resort is in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel, Germany.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Willingen-Upland is Paderborn, 53 minutes drive away.

Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Köln Bonn, Hannover, Frankfurt and Mannheim airports are all within three hours drive.

Paderborn is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 13 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 6 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Willingen-Upland 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 Willingen-Upland, 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 Willingen-Upland Tourist Office for the latest.

Willingen-Upland