Ruhpolding is the host town for the British National cross country and biathlon championships. A large town situated on the German and Austrian border, a short distance from Salzburg by train or bus.
With the ski trails starting within the town and heading in the direction of Reit im Winkl, and past the famous German National biathlon centre, then a number of trail options around the lake then onto Reit im Winkl, which also offers a fantastic cross country trail network.
With a free ski bus running the full length of the valley this makes for a very flexible location to ski.
Accommodation options from which to choose, ranging from four-star hotels, to cozy B&B’s and vacation apartments. Around 700 lodging establishments offering a total of some 6000 beds, as well as 80 eating establishments of various kinds, ensure you will feel right at home here in Ruhpolding.
Cross-Country Paradise Whether you are a beginner or high-performance athlete, our ski trails are sure to captivate your heart This is a paradise for skiers who wish to roam the countryside via a trail network of more than 100 km, the highlight of which is the “Seen-Loipe”, an area with snow you can always rely on
Chiemgau Arena Ruhpolding The home of biathlon, with a summer roller ski tracks following almost the same ski trails as in the summer this makes for one of the most exciting roller ski tracks you can find, plus the world class shooting range, and athlete testing facilities. This is also the home to the British Army winter championships each January, running almost for two weeks, with cross country and biathlon events for all levels, and attracts some of the world's best athletes who also take part in the British Championships.
Each winter Totally Nordic heads to Ruhpolding to take part in the biathlon and cross country races, with plenty of work ski waxing for a number of the British Army teams and also the national biathlon team.
We are able to offer a trip to the British Championships, biathlon or cross country, and assist in the logistics of taking part in the championships, we can also offer coaching and waxing leading up to any of the races.
For more information about this trip follow the link on the right "Trip Dates"