Review of snowboarding and skiing in Kandersteg Switzerland.
Kandersteg Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1906 the Swiss ski resort Kandersteg lies at 1180 metres altitude in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2000m Kandersteg ski area is not snow sure. Over 20 snow cannons ensure artificial Kandersteg snow making covers 10km of ski trails, which equates to around 90 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Kandersteg (Switzerland) is Zürich + Geneva at a distance of 290km or approximately 240 minutes driving time. Kandersteg ski season runs from December to March.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Kandersteg Switzerland
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Skiing in Kandersteg
Skiing Kandersteg you'll enjoy 7 pistes and trails and that means approximately 15km of ski runs. Kandersteg lifts number 7 with the capacity to uplift 7500 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Kandersteg is over 4.5km long.
Kandersteg Ski Area
Kandersteg ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 42% intermediate, 57% advanced ski slopes and 0% for expert skiers - the most difficult Kandersteg piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Kandersteg after dark.
Kandersteg for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Kandersteg
If you snowboard Kandersteg you'll want to know that, of the 7 ski lifts in total, 5 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Kandersteg snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Kandersteg snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Kandersteg for snowboarding gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Kandersteg Apres Ski
The apres ski Kandersteg scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
4 apres ski bars 25 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 2 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 2 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 4 saunas 1 hot tubs 4 solariums 3 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 55 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 1 fishing 2 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Indoor curling, Ice climbing, Ski jumps.
Kandersteg for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Kandersteg Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Kandersteg resort - ski Kandersteg by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Kandersteg ski resort is also known as Kandersteg and has the following common misspellings:
Kandersteg ski area has ski slopes which face ?
The direction which the various Kandersteg ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Kandersteg ski resort has ski slopes facing ?.
Kandersteg for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Kandersteg reviews, 3 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.