Top Swiss cross-country ski region
Kandersteg in the Swiss Alps offers a diverse network of cross-country ski trails: from level, broad valley bottoms to high altitude cross-country ski trails in approx. 2000 metres above sea level. Around 55 km of classic cross-country ski trails and 52 km of cross-country ski trails for skating are available. From short, easy routes to challenging panorama cross-country ski trails, guests will find a suitable route here.
Discover cross-country ski diversity in Kandersteg
The cross-country skiing pass and the package offers invite to stay for a few days. The cross-country ski map is handy and displays a comprehensible system: the categories in the colours blue, red, green and black indicate the diverse routes, ensuring that everyone finds its personal favourite.
Day and night cross-country skiing in Kandersteg
Cross-country skiers can expect more than 100 km of well-groomed cross-country ski trails with various lengths and levels of difficulty here. Every cross-country ski trail is unique and can be explored as a circular route. The 14 km long panorama cross-country ski trail can be discovered during the day but there are also lit cross-country ski trails available for training at night.
Very snow-reliable high altitude cross-country ski trail
The high altitude cross-country ski trail Sunnbüel in Kandersteg in 1920 m above sea level guarantees snow even in winters with little snow. Getting to this beautiful high altitude cross-country ski trail is easy when using the Sunnbüel cable car.
Eine Tageskarte kostet 10 CHF, mit Gästekarte nur 8 CHF. Ein Wochenpass ist um 35 CHF und mit Gästekarte um 30 CHF erhältlich.
1174 m - 1920 m
1174 m - 1936 m
Kandersteg is one of the largest Nordic ski sport destinations in the Swiss Alps and boasts a network of cross-country ski trails offering something for every cross-country skier’s heart. The beautiful mountainous landscape can be enjoyed on 55 kilometres of classic cross-country ski trails and 52 kilometres of cross-country skating trails – from flat valley bottom to panorama routes to alpine cross-country ski trails in around 2000 metres above sea level. Every cross-country ski trail is unique and can be experienced as circular route. Special highlights are the 14 km long panorama cross-country ski trail through the Bernese Highlands as well as the cross-country night ski trails which are accessible daily.
Ski touring in Kandersteg
The Kandersteg region is a true paradise for ski tourers. Enjoy the tranquillity and the spectacular view of the Swiss mountain world on snow-covered slopes. The famous ski touring area Sunnbüel-Gemmipass offers 9 mapped ski tours of all levels of difficulty as well as one other ski tour in the Doldenhorn area.
Easy tours (up to 2 hours):
Intermediate tours (3-5 hours):
Difficult tours (from 5 hours):
Qualified mountain guides as well as equipment hire and advice in the sports shops are part of the services offered in the region.
Snowshoe hiking in Kandersteg
3 well-signposted snowshoe hiking trails in Kandersteg lead into the surrounding valleys and up into the mountains. The tours offer stunning views to the UNESCO World Heritage site Jungfrau-Aletsch in the Swiss Alps.
Easy tours (1h):
Intermediate tours (from 2h):
The Alpine-Center Kandersteg offers private snowshoe tours into the Kandertal Valley in the company of qualified mountain guides.
Ice sports in Kandersteg
The region offers ice skating enthusiasts a natural ice rink as well as a large indoor ice rink in Kandersteg. Even ice hockey fans and ice stock curling enthusiasts get what their heart desires on the artificial ice rink, but registration is required.
Ice skates, ice hockey sticks and pucks can be hired on site.