It comprises the Olympic rings in the foreground and the summit of the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alps with a ski track leading to the mountains in the background. Around, there is the inscription: “IV. OLYMPISCHE WINTERSPIELE 1936 GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN”.
106,150 copies were made in 13 languages (large format) and 22,450 in German (small format). Most of the poster is covered by the image of a skier in the characteristic style of Ludwig Hohlwein: asymmetrical lines, marked colour contrast and bold text.