Markus Dorfer needs to bundle up to do his job manning the cable car station atop Germany's highest mountain. The snow-covered Zugspitze is a winter wonderland for skiers, but it's an icy workplace.
At 2962 meters, the Zugspitze is Germany's highest peak. If you travel up it via cable car and the weather is clear, you'll enjoy a spectacular panorama.
Where are Germany's best areas for skiing, sledding or cross-country skiing? We start our tour in the winter wonderland of the Harz Mountains
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