Review of snowboarding and skiing in Lauterbrunnen Switzerland.
Lauterbrunnen Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1937 the Swiss ski resort Lauterbrunnen lies at 796 metres altitude in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2971m Lauterbrunnen ski area is snow sure. Over 26 snow cannons ensure artificial Lauterbrunnen snow making covers 10km of ski trails, which equates to around 20 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Lauterbrunnen (Switzerland) is Zürich at a distance of 210km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Lauterbrunnen ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Lauterbrunnen Switzerland
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23 runs 69km
35 runs 98km
22 runs 22km
Skiing in Lauterbrunnen
Skiing Lauterbrunnen you'll enjoy 80 pistes and trails and that means approximately 213km of ski runs. Lauterbrunnen lifts number 46 with the capacity to uplift ? skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Lauterbrunnen is over 14.9km long.
Lauterbrunnen Ski Area
Lauterbrunnen ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 28% intermediate, 43% advanced ski slopes and 27% for expert skiers - the most difficult Lauterbrunnen piste is the ?km Oh God run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Lauterbrunnen after dark.
Lauterbrunnen for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Lauterbrunnen
If you snowboard Lauterbrunnen you'll want to know that, of the 46 ski lifts in total, 12 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Lauterbrunnen snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Lauterbrunnen snowboard facilities include 3 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 50 metres), 2 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Lauterbrunnen for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Lauterbrunnen Apres Ski
The apres ski Lauterbrunnen scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
2 apres ski bars 6 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 73.5 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 1 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Ice Karting, Waterfall.
Lauterbrunnen for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
More Lauterbrunnen Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Lauterbrunnen resort - ski Lauterbrunnen by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Lauterbrunnen ski resort is also known as Lauterbrunnen and has the following common misspellings:
Lauterbrunnen ski area has ski slopes which face N S E W
The direction which the various Lauterbrunnen 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. Lauterbrunnen ski resort has ski slopes facing N S E W.
Lauterbrunnen for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Lauterbrunnen reviews, 3.5 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.