Zugspitz and Zugspitz Arena Piste Map. Two Countries, Two Ski Resorts.

Garmisch Partenkirchen Piste Map

It’s A Test.

pop quiz: the lyric above is from what song and artist? clue: from the offspring of Generation X, a hit.

Zugspitz is a 2,962m high mountain that borders Austria and Germany. Each has it’s own piste map, but both can be skied using one ski pass.

Zugspitz Arena piste map, the Austrian side.
Zugspitz piste map, the German side

You can find the latest Zugspitz Arena Piste Map for skiing in Austria here. Or for skiing on the German side here. The German side is actually bigger still with the inclusion of the former Olympic town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Known as ‘The Top of Germany’, the Zugspitz ski pass includes the ski resorts of Zugspitze, Ehrwald, Lermoos, Berwang, Bichlbach, Biberwier, Heiterwang am See and Namlos.

2020 is a Special Year for Zugspitz.

On 27th August 1820, Lieutenant Joseph Naus climbed the Westgipfel, the almost vertical route to the summit of the Zugspitze, for the first time. 110 years later, on 8th July 1930, the newly built cogwheel train to the Schneeferner made its maiden voyage and wowed the public. Bayerische Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn AG will be celebrating these two historic milestones when they are able.

pop trivia: Tony James of punk band Generation X formed Sigue Zigue Sputnik in 1982 and had a hit in 1986 with ‘Love Missile F1-11‘.

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