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Ski jumps and slalom piste
Location Garmisch-Partenkirchen,
Gudiberg - Slalom
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Vertical210 m (689 ft)
Top elevation960 m (3,150 ft)  
Base elevation750 m (2,461 ft)

Gudiberg is a mountain of Bavaria, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. It lies south of the centre of Partenkirchen and east of the Partnach river.

It hosted the slalom part of the alpine skiing combined event for the 1936 Winter Olympics in neighboring Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The slalom piste at Gudiberg was improved in preparation for the World Championships in 2011, and has hosted World Cup slalom events. [1]

The adjacent ski jumping hill Große Olympiaschanze is a regular stop on the World Cup tour, part of the Four Hills Tournament.

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  1. "Venues:Gudiberg". Garmisch-Partenkirchen 2011 - World Championships. Retrieved February 15, 2013.
Ski jumps and piste in July 2009 Grosse Olympiaschanze 1.jpg
Ski jumps and piste in July 2009

Coordinates: 47°28′34″N11°07′08″E / 47.476°N 11.119°E / 47.476; 11.119