Lauterbrunnen ski holidays
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 the area is snow sure. Over 26 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 10km of trails, which equates to around 20 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Lauterbrunnen is Zürich at a distance of 210km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
Alpine Downhill Runs
0 runs 0km
23 runs 69km
35 runs 98km
22 runs 46km
Skiing in Lauterbrunnen
80 pistes and trails means approximately 213km of runs. 46 Lauterbrunnen lifts have capacity to transport ? per hour. The longest run in the Swiss ski resort is over 14.9km.
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 20% intermediate, 60% advanced slopes and 20% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Oh God run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Lauterbrunnen
Of the 46 ski lifts, 12 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Lauterbrunnen is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 3 terrain parks and 2 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 50 metres), 2 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Lauterbrunnen Apres Ski
Off-Slope 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.
Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
"Lauterbrunnen" by any other name
The Swiss resort is also known as Lauterbrunnen and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Lauterbrunnen slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Lauterbrunnen has slopes facing N S E W.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Lauterbrunnen reviews, 3.5 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.