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Adelboden

Adelboden Ski Resort Guide

Adelboden, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length210km
Highest Lift2,350m
Resort Height1,350m
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Sion
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Adelboden

The Swiss ski resort of Adelboden is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,350m, with 210km of marked runs.

Summary

Adelboden is part of the Adelboden-Lenk ski area with access to 342km of downhill skiing, with 177 marked pistes, served by a total of 94 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Adelboden itself (210km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Adelboden-Lenk ski resort of Lenk.

With ski lifts as high as 2,350m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Adelboden is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Adelboden.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Adelboden is 7km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Adelboden?

The next notable snow forecast is 8cm, expected on 31 October.

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Ski Area Stats

Adelboden Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1422km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
5094km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4094km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
210km
Cross Country
Total Length
86km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
55

Adelboden-Lenk Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
22
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
82
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
72
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Downhill
Total Length
342km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
94

Altitudes

Adelboden Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,350m
Resort Altitude (Adelboden)1,350m
Lowest Piste1,070m
Max Vertical1,280m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Adelboden
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Location and Map

Where is Adelboden?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Adelboden-Lenk, Bern.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Adelboden is Berne, 70 minutes drive away.

Sion, Basel, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich, Annecy and Geneva airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 55 ski lifts are able to uplift 52,420 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Adelboden open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Adelboden Piste Map
Adelboden

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Adelboden, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Adelboden Tourist Office for the latest.

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