Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

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Fichtelgebirge Ski Resorts

The Fichtelgebirge is located in the North East of Bavaria and the highest elevation is the Schneeberg with an altitude of 1053 m. The Schneeberg is not only named ‘Snow Mountain’ but the region is known to be very snow reliable.

If you come to the Fichtelgebirge to go skiing, you can choose between several ski areas such as Bischofsgrün, the Bleaml Alm, Oberwarmensteinach, the Klausenlifte or the Ochsenkopf.
Especially beginners and children will find many suitable offers here. And there are lots of good skiing schools available. Slopes for all levels of difficulty and modern lifts are characteristics of the region.

Cross-country skiers will find many beautiful runs in the Fichtelgebirge. Most of the cross-country ski runs are situated around the Ochsenkopf. If you want to ski after nightfall, there are also lighted runs available.

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Best Fichtelgebirge Hotels

Zimmer im Hotel
Gustav-Leutelt-Str.18 Fichtelberg, 95686
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Zimmer im Hotel
Gustav-Leutelt-Str.18 Fichtelberg, 95686
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
Fleckl 5 Warmensteinach, 95485
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation