Ruhpolding is not only well known among biathlon and x-country athletes, but Chiemgau is also a popular winter sports region: winter hiking, skiing, ski touring, ice skating and lots more. Ruhpolding x-country skiing trails and ski resorts just outside of Munich attract visitors from all over Europe. Three ski resorts are just a few minutes from Ruhpolding: Unternberg, Westernberg and Maiergschwendt. These small ski resorts are perfect for families and all those who want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the big slopes. Winklmoos - Waidring ski resort, featuring 42km of piste, is a 17km drive away. Ski tourers can walk up the pistes of Unternberg, Westernberg and Maiergschwendt or try Rauschberg Mountain. Rauschberg is the Ruhpolding local mountain featuring lift and on-mountain restaurant. Ruhpolding boasts more than 130 km of x-country skiing trails of varying difficulty. Many professional athletes come to this area to train for the competitions. Biathlon Welt Cup stops every year at Chiemgau Arena, turning this laid-back community into an exciting sports venue. Our live web cam Chiemgau Arena provides views of the racing course! Have a look!