Skiing in Germany. Germany offers a varied landscape. It offers the mountains in the Alpine south, lakes, forests and many resorts. The ski season at most resorts lasts from around December to March. Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the most famous ski resort in Germany and is located 97km southwest of Munich. Nestled at the base of the countrys highest moutnain, Zugspitze (2,963m). Garmisch offers some fantstic ski schools, with runs and terrain to cater to all abilities. There are also some excellent board runs. Host to the 1936 Winter Olympics, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a premier ski destination. Oberammergau is another popular ski resort and is located 95kms southwest of Munich. Oberstdorf is
the Ski-Mekka in Allgäu. Here starts every year opening of Vier-Schanzen ski jumping tournee.