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 known as one of the most famous resorts in the Bavarian Alps. The great amount of snow, the excellent organization and planning along with the unique beauty of the Bavarian Alps make Great Arber a wonderful spot for all kind of sports and especially snow-skating.
The resort is known as one of the most modern ski resorts in Germany, because of its great services with 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, ski service and rentals and a fun-park.
The ski slopes/runs count in total 11 km / 6 mi long with the easy ones reaching up to 4 km / 2 mi long, (37% of the trails) for beginners, 4 km / 2 mi long (36% of the trails) for intermediates and 3 km /1 mi long (27% of the trails) for experts.
You may find some additional routes of 5 km / 3 mi long for more snow-skating. 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 elevation gain reaches up to 426 m /1397 ft.
The most difficult run is FIS World Cup Course, a 1 km (1093.6 yd) long trail with altitude difference of 342 m (1122 ft). This unique resort offers nocturne snow-skating so you can enjoy your sport by admiring the breathtaking view under the resort lights.