Winter sports in & around Bad Elster

Winter sports and winter fun!

Wintersportradition: Die Einweihung
der Elsterschanze am 11.01.1959

In winter, Bad Elster transformed into a winter dreamscape: The snow-covered landscape and the winter magic forest invite to a winter hiking, skiing or sleigh rides!

It is possible in Bad Elster, to start cross country skiing directly from the center. There are no skiing trail around Bad Elster, but lonely ways invite you to a ski tour. With the beautifully situated Elster ski jump and the Ski-Team Bad Elster there is even a lively winter sports tradition, which maintains the sport of skiing and ski jumping especially in Bad Elster alive. But of Bad Elster you also get completely comfortable individually to the major winter sports centers of the Upper Vogtland.