If you’re based in Munich and don’t fancy the two and something hour drive into the Austrian Alps, Spitzingsee in Southern Bavaria is well worth a look in.
Featuring only a handful of lifts but offering some decent length runs and plenty of off-piste tree-shredding potential, Spitzing is nothing short of epic on a powder day. As a family friendly resort, the pistes can get a little crowded at times, but that only means more untouched snow between the trees to get stuck into.
Spitzingsee also features a Burton sponsored park with a good assortment of kickers and rails, although its low elevation does mean that it’s sometimes not fully set up until January.
Its location makes it ideal for day trips from Munich and if you’re lucky, you may run into the Onboard crew palming some sneaky powder sneaky laps off as ‘research’…