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Lauterbrunnen Ski Resort Guide

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length213km 132 miles
Highest Lift2,971m 9,747ft
Resort Height800m 2,625ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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The Swiss ski resort of Lauterbrunnen is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 800m 2,625ft, with 213km 132 miles of marked runs.


Lauterbrunnen is part of the Jungfrau Region ski area with access to 591km 367 miles of downhill skiing, with 131 marked pistes, served by a total of 66 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Lauterbrunnen itself (213km 132 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Jungfrau Region ski resorts of Grindelwald, Mürren and Wengen.

With ski lifts as high as 2,971m 9,747ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Lauterbrunnen offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Lauterbrunnen offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Lauterbrunnen.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Oh God'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lauterbrunnen?

The next notable snow forecast is 9cm 3in, expected on 30 November.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Lauterbrunnen
884m 2,900ft

Ski Area Stats

Lauterbrunnen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
2246km 29 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
3598km 61 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2369km 43 miles
Total Length
213km 132 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
55km 34 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Jungfrau Region Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
591km 367 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Lauterbrunnen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,971m 9,747ft
Lowest Piste800m 2,625ft
Resort Altitude (Lauterbrunnen)800m 2,625ft
Max Vertical2,171m 7,123ft

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E, S, W

Lauterbrunnen has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as west and east, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lauterbrunnen
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Lauterbrunnen?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

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

Basel, Zurich, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Geneva, Sion, Lugano, St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Annecy 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 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 10km 6 miles of ski runs, with 26 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Lauterbrunnen open?

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


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

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

Piste Map

Lauterbrunnen Piste Map

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