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Adelboden Ski Resort Guide

Adelboden, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length210km130 miles
Highest Lift2,350m7,710ft
Resort Height1,350m4,429ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Sion
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The Swiss ski resort of Adelboden is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,350m4,429ft, with 210km130 miles of marked runs.


Adelboden is part of the Adelboden-Lenk ski area with access to 342km213 miles of downhill skiing, with 177 marked pistes, served by a total of 94 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Adelboden itself (210km130 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Adelboden-Lenk ski resort of Lenk.

With ski lifts as high as 2,350m7,710ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Adelboden is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Adelboden.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Adelboden is 7km4 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Adelboden?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Adelboden.

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Snow Forecast by day for Adelboden

Ski Area Stats

Adelboden Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1422km14 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
5094km58 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4094km58 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
210km130 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
86km53 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Adelboden-Lenk Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
342km213 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Adelboden Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,350m7,710ft
Resort Altitude (Adelboden)1,350m4,429ft
Lowest Piste1,070m3,510ft
Max Vertical1,280m4,199ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Adelboden has ski slopes facing north-east and north-west (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Adelboden
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Lessons in Adelboden

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Location and Map

Where is Adelboden?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Adelboden-Lenk, Bern.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Adelboden is Berne, 70 minutes drive away.

Sion, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Annecy and Geneva airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 55 ski lifts are able to uplift 52,420 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Adelboden open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Adelboden Piste Map

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Adelboden Webcams

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