The area counts as snow sure. Normally the winterseason starts half december and ends early march.
Also here the weather gets more and more extreem.
In the winter 2012-2013 there was snow from end october until april, but in the winter 2013-2014 for only two weeks in february.
Attention! Use winter tyres!

There are several pistes in the area.
Geising 8,5km, Altenberg 12,5km, Skilift am Rotterhang in Schellerhau 19km, Winterwelt Rehefeld 20km, Skigebiet Holzhau 32,5km (All via K9036-Talstrasse en K9033-Dorfstrasse)
In 2014 a daypass for the pistes Geising/Altenberg costs in 2017/18 €13 (4hours) – €18 (8hours).
More information:

Bisides skiing it is possible to skate or curl in the “Eishalle Gründelstadion” in Geising or cross-country skiing on one of the many routes near Altenberg.[/nl]

During christmas- and winterholidays the above pistes are connected with a special “Ski- und Wanderbus” line.
(Zinnwald – Altenberg – Rehefeld – Neuhermsdorf – Holzhau – Rechenberg-Bienenmühle).

Also near are a number of pistes in the Czech Republic. Mikulov 22,5km, Telnice 26km, Horni Krupka 21,5km.