Great Arber (Großer Arber) is the highest peak of the Bohemian – Bavarian mountain ridge and reaches at an elevation of 1456 m/4777 ft height. The spot lies at 197 km/122 mi in the northeast of Munich. Geographically, it belongs to Bohemian Forest, so you might notice that people refer to it as ‘King of the Bavarian Forest’.
Great Arber is one of the most famous ski resorts in the Bavarian Alps. The ski resort combines the unique beauty of the Bavarian Alps with the amazing amount of snow and perfectly organization and planning by the resort. It is a hot spot for all kind of sports and especially alpine skiing.
The resort owns a 6 person gondola, t-bar lifts, two 6 person chairlifts, the ArBaer children’s area with a dwarf garden and four people movers, winter toboggan run with floodlights, fun-park, ski service and rentals. All these make it one of the most modern ski resorts in Germany. The elevation gain reaches up to 426 m /1397 ft.
The runs/ski slopes are in total 11 km / 6 mi with the easy ones reaching up to 4 km / 2 mi, (37% of trails), 4 km / 2 mi (36% of trails) for intermediates and 3 km /1 mi (27% of trails) for experts.
You may find some additional routes of 5 km / 3 mi long. Total capacity of the lifts is 10.930 passengers/hour. Longest run is Osthang slope, a 1.5 km (1640.4 yd) long trail with altitude difference of 426 m / 1397 ft.
The most difficult run is FIS World Cup Course, a 1 km (1093.6 yd) trail with altitude difference of 342 m (1122 ft). In this lovely resort you can also enjoy your favorite skiing in the night, offering a magnificent view under the resort lights.