The Harz Mountains are in the region of Saxony and offer fantastic opportunities for skiing, especially cross-country skiing. In the peak season of February, expect beautiful landscapes and trees laden with freshly fallen snow. The highest point is Wurmberg at 971 meters. Braunlage is one of the more popular places in northern Germany for skiing. Northwest of there, one can also find Bocksberg-Hahnenklee, another ski resort with runs of varying difficulties.