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Lenk Ski Resort Guide

Lenk, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length132km82 miles
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Resort Height1,070m3,510ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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Traditional, picturesque resort with a compact ski area linked to that of Adelboden. Originally a spa village, après-ski is generally geared towards a more mature clientelle, who have over 30 restaurants to choose from.


The Swiss ski resort of Lenk is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,070m3,510ft, with 132km82 miles of marked runs.

Lenk 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 Lenk itself (132km82 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 Adelboden.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Lenk offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lenk?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Lenk

Ski Area Stats

Lenk Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 12km7 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
3256km35 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
3264km40 miles
Total Length
132km82 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
46km29 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


Lenk Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Lowest Piste1,070m3,510ft
Resort Altitude (Lenk)1,070m3,510ft
Max Vertical1,030m3,379ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lenk
Intermediate Skiers

Lenk Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Lenk is 7km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Holzegg'.


Gran Masta Park - www.gramastapark.ch

Location and Map

Where is Lenk?

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 Lenk is Berne, 100 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The 39 ski lifts are able to uplift 38,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 34km21 miles of ski runs, with 80 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Lenk open?

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

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

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

Piste Map

Lenk Piste Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Lenk, 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 Lenk Tourist Office for the latest.

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