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Lötschental Ski Resort Guide

Lötschental, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForApres-Ski.
Total Piste Length25km16 miles
Highest Lift2,700m8,858ft
Resort Height1,400m4,593ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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The Swiss ski resort of Lötschental is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,400m4,593ft, with 25km16 miles of marked runs.


Lötschental has direct access to 25km16 miles of downhill skiing, with 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,700m8,858ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Lötschental offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Lötschental is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Schwartze Piste'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lötschental?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Lötschental

Ski Area Stats

Lötschental Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
25km16 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Lötschental Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,700m8,858ft
Resort Altitude (Lötschental)1,400m4,593ft
Lowest Piste1,300m4,265ft
Max Vertical1,400m4,593ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lötschental
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Lötschental?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Raron, Valais.


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How to get there

 By Air

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

Basel, Sion, Geneva, Annecy, Milan Malpensa, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Zurich 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 four ski lifts are able to uplift 5,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Lötschental open?

 Open from : December 17, 2022.

 Closes : April 16, 2023.

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 Lötschental, 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 Lötschental Tourist Office for the latest.

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