Swiss skiing in FrutigenWinter Sports in Frutigen

Ski and snowboard 29 km of piste in Frutigen between 1300-2300m


Snowboard and Ski frutigen (c) Nic Oatridge

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rutigen is a small town with a BLS railway station, from where bus services run to most of the pistes of the Adelboden-Lenk winter sports region, including the nearby slopes at Elsigenalp. The town lies at the northern entrance to the 25km Lötschberg Base Tunnel, and the geothermal energy from the water run-off heats a very interesting Tropical House in the town itself.

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Where to Eat and Party

At Elsigenalp the locals highly rate the Elsigehütte (old shepherd hut) for a tipple and some traditional Swiss "Käseschnitten".

Getting There

By Public Transport

The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Frutigen. There is a courtesy bus from the station to the lifts - consult resort web site or SBB web site for current schedule. The resort operates the Snow'n'Rail scheme, providing a 20% discount on the combined travel ticket and lift pass.

  • From Basel the least travel time is 1 hr 45 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Bern. Typically, an adult one day combined ticket is 173.60 SFr, reduced to 115.60 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Lausanne an adult one day combined ticket is 164.80 SFr, or 110.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.
  • From Luzern an adult one day combined ticket is 172.80 SFr, or 114.80 SFr with a Half-Price card.

Indicative prices are for travel to Adelboden, Post. Click here to find prices for other destinations. Under the combined ticket scheme the additional charge for a two day pass is 50.40 SFr.

By Road

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

  • The road distance from Zurich is around 149 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 53 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 144 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 39 mins.
  • The road distance from Berne is around 51 km and the journey time is roughly 0 hrs 40 mins.

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Nearby Resorts

Other resorts in the ski area include Kandersteg, Adelboden and Lenk i. S..

Weather Outlook

Latest Resort Report

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Piste Map for Frutigen

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Larger piste map for Frutigen

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Accommodation in the Resort & Nearby

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