Der Lange Zug

Langer Zug

One of the world’s steepest groomed ski routes

Anyone who dares to tackle the ski route on Rüfikopf in Lech should not only have great skiing skills but also quite a bit of courage. Because the 4.7-kilometre downhill run has an 80 percent gradient at its steepest section! The extreme ski route doesn’t allow for any mistakes – but you will be duly rewarded with a first-class skiing experience.
Convenient: At the end of your ski day, you can ski all the way to your car at Schlosskopf day car park.

Facts at a glance

  • Total length: 4.7 km
  • Elevation loss: 370 m
  • Maximum gradient: 80 percent
  • Start: Rüfikopfbahn mountain station, at 2,362 m, via ski route 181 or ski route 215 in the direction of Schafalplift
  • Finish: day parking Schlosskopf / Schlosskopf lift valley station

The Lange Zug

The history of the celebrated ski run