Swiss skiing in FirstWinter Sports in First

Ski and snowboard 50 km of piste in First between 1050-2501m


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he often overlooked First pistes run down into Grindelwald and provide good variety and an absence of queues unless bad weather closes the other side of the valley. They generally suit intermediates, although the resort runs are a bit more challenging and don't take you all the way into Grindelwald. A trail runs down from Burt to Bodmi, where there is a very pleasant small area for beginners, and - if conditions allow - you can take the run down from there to the First gondola base station. The area has the best parks in the Jungfrau, with an 850m park at Bärgelegg and an additional one mooted for next season at Oberjoch. In addition a half-pipe is usually set up at Schreckfeld.

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Getting There

By Public Transport

The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Grindelwald. Get your lift pass at Grindelwald, then walk uphill from the station or take a bus to First ( the stop is adjacent to gondola). The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a 20% discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass.

  • From Zurich the least travel time is 2 hrs 37 mins with as few as 2 changes going via Interlaken Ost. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 174.60 SFr, reduced to 112.60 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Basel the least travel time is 2 hrs 38 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Interlaken Ost. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 160.20 SFr, reduced to 105.40 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Berne the least travel time is 1 hr 35 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Interlaken Ost. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 109.00 SFr, reduced to 79.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Lausanne an adult one day combined ticket is 152.20 SFr, or 101.40 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Luzern an adult one day combined ticket is 115.40 SFr, or 83.00 SFr with a Half-Price card.

Indicative prices are for travel to Lauterbrunnen. Click here to find prices for other destinations. Under the combined ticket scheme the additional charge for a two day pass is 40.00 SFr.

By Road

Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.

  • The road distance from Zurich is around 146 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 12 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 177 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 18 mins.
  • The road distance from Berne is around 84 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 22 mins.

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Weather Outlook

No local weather available - Zermatt used.

Latest Resort Report

Report dated April 27 2017 07:45
Weather -5 degrees
Season 19.11.2016 - 17.04.2017
Day ticket CHF: 63.-/32.-
Depth of snow 130 cm 0 cm in resort
Last snowfall 15.04.2017
Pistes 0/155 km 38 km with artificial snowmaking
Condition of runs good 0/8 Runs down to resort (open/total)
Cross-country classic 0 km closed
Cross-country skating 0 km closed
Altitude of cross-country trails 950 m (altitude)
Half-pipes 0/1
Snowcross runs 0/1
Snow park 0/3
Tobogganing facilities -
Condition of runs -
Winter walking paths open -
Snowshoe trails open -

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