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Brienz Axalp

Brienz Axalp Ski Resort Guide

Brienz Axalp, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length18km11 miles
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height1,650m5,413ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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Brienz Axalp

Located high above Lake Brienz, the Axalp ski area is snow-sure with varied terrain and alternatives including a sledge run and natural ice rink.


The Swiss ski resort of Brienz Axalp is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,650m5,413ft, with 18km11 miles of marked runs.

Brienz Axalp has direct access to 18km11 miles of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,650m5,413ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Brienz Axalp offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Brienz Axalp.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Brienz Axalp?

The next notable snow forecast is 13cm5in, expected on 20 June.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Brienz Axalp

Ski Area Stats

Brienz Axalp Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 3km2 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 9km6 miles
Total Length
18km11 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
5km3 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Brienz Axalp Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Altitude (Brienz Axalp)1,650m5,413ft
Lowest Piste1,400m4,593ft
Max Vertical600m1,969ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Brienz Axalp
Expert Skiers

Brienz Axalp Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Brienz Axalp is 4km2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Brienz Axalp?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Interlaken, Bern.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Brienz Axalp is Berne, 60 minutes drive away.

Basel, Zurich, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Lugano, Geneva, Sion, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen airports are all within three hours drive.

Berne is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 4,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 1 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Brienz Axalp open?

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


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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Brienz Axalp, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Brienz Axalp Tourist Office for the latest.

Brienz Axalp