Winter sports facilities, ski lifts, snow reports, etc., refer to the section winter sports.
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A new category "winter sport in the Black Forest" has been setup at www.black-forest-travel.com. There you will find plenty of information about the ski regions and ski lifts, cross-country skiing and ice-skating. Furthermore there are a couple of links for further information, e.g. wintertime photo-gallery, current snow situation and the sites of the lift operators.
Photo: Valley station of the Seebuck ski-lift, Feldberg Mountain
The Feldberg (1493m above sea level) is the highest mountain in the Black Forest, Germany. The Felderg Mountain is located in the south-west of Germany, about 25 km south-east of the city of Freiburg.
Photo on the right: The Feldberg summit on the left side, on the right side the Seebuck foothill with the lookout tower.
A cableway runs from the car park at the Haus der Natur (House of Nature) to the Seebuck foothill. Incidentally, the cableway is operated as a 6-seater chair lift in winter. The actual summit of the Feldberg is reached from the upper terminus via a 2km footpath. There are several sign-posted hiking trails leading round the summit area with a walking time of between 30 minutes and 3 hours, from which you can enjoy the beauty of the landscape in its entirety and the magnificent views in every imaginable direction.
Ascend the Feldberg Tower and you can let your eyes wander even further into the countryside. However, you have a lovely uninterrupted view even without ascending the tower because there are no trees in the summit area.
The Feldberg is centre of the biggest skiing area in the Black Forest. Usually from November to April thousands of skiers use the 14 ski-lifts and downhills of all categories.