Established in 1901 the Swiss ski resort Lenk lies at 1068 metres altitude in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2362m the area is not snow sure. Over 80 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 34km of trails, which equates to around 35 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Lenk is Berne at a distance of 80km or approximately 80 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
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.
0 runs 0km
60 runs 78km
40 runs 85km
15 runs 22km
View our detailed Lenk snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Lenk snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||CHF281 - CHF301|
Traditional Village /
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Lenk trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||7km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Lenk area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Lenk ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 798m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 61% intermediate, 35% advanced slopes and 4% for experts - the most difficult piste is the 1.6km Holzegg run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
The Swiss resort is also known as Betelberg, Metsch, Buhlberg and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Lenk 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. Lenk has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Lenk ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Ski & Snowboardschule Lenk and has ? teachers teaching in English, French, German and taking students from a minimum age of firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.ski-snowboard-lenk.ch 7332623
Lenk for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Lenk for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Lenk for expert skiers gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Lenk for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Lenk snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Lenk: 86km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 23km Intermediate XC Trails: 15km Difficult XC Trails: 5km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 8 Paragliding schools: 2
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 3km
Lenk snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 1 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 78 Snowshoeing: 8 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 3km Paragliding schools: 2
Lenk non skiing facilities also include Cosmetics Studio, Curling, Folklore Evenings, Fondue Evenings, Nature Walks, Simmental Cattle, Snow Picnics, Spa, Health Treatments, Torchlit Descents.