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Lötschental Lauchernalp Ski Resort

Lötschental Lauchernalp
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last update on Apr 20, 2022
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Mountain Stats

Elevation4603 ft - 10141 ft
Opening DayDec 17, 2022
Closing DayApr 16, 2023
Capacity 6800 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult CHF62
1 day youth CHF53
1 day child CHF31
All rates & fees


Total 7
Hours8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Length 24.9 miles
Number of Slopes 12

The Ski Resort

Skiing at the magical valley.
Skiing at the magical valley.

In between the Valais and the Bernese Alps, the perfectly groomed and snow-safe winter sports paradiseof Lauchernalp attracts many visitors every winter. The sunny resort comprises 55 kilometres (34 miles) of slopes at up to 3,111 metres (10,207 ft) as well as a great back country area.

Surrounded by the imposing mountain backdrop of the UNESCO World Heritage Region, seven different lifts take you up the beautiful slopes of Lauchernalp to the perfectly groomed runs. The ski resort is popular with winter sportsmen of all skill levels, from beginners to absolute experts. It has easy blues as well as challenging black runs, and thus fulfills everything a skier's heart desires. Families with young children, and snowboarders will also find numerous amenities. The beautiful landscape, powder abound, fresh mountain air, and cosy huts make the dream of a skiing paradise come true.

Interesting facts

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  • Elevated between 4603 ft and 10141 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Switzerland. The vertical drop from summit to base is 5538 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 2877 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 113 " at summit elevation and 19 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 139 " at summit elevation and 20 " at the base. Therefore Lötschental Lauchernalp is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Switzerland.
  • Lötschental Lauchernalp features 70 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 64 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 21 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in Switzerland.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
Snow Making Machines: 43
Snowphone+ 41 (0)27 938 89 98
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
(in ")

On Mountain Dining

At Lötschental, hungry skiers are spoilt for choice. At Lötschenpasshütte you can get simple, solid meals with fresh and regional ingredients. Hearty, traditional cuisine is on offer at Zur Wildi. Bärgsunna has traditional specialities from the Valais region as well as seasonal dishes. For a great self-service selection with large salad, cake, and dessert buffets, you should go to Zudili. Here you get a unique panoramic backdrop with your meal.

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Abfahrt Hockenhorn-National-Talabfahrt-Wiler
Length: 9.9 miles
Vertical Drop: 5538.1 ft

Most Difficult Runs

Abfahrt Petersgrat
Length: 1.2 miles
Vertical Drop: 1282.8 ft


Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: 1.24 miles


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Another way to enjoy the fresh mountain air at Lötschental is to go on a hike. Whether on foot or on snowshoes, there is an abundance of trails you can follow. Furthermore, there is a number of cross-country tracks. If you want more adrenaline, a toboggan run is a great experience for the whole family.

Number toboggan runs: 1
Toboggan hire

Après-Ski and Nightlife

View of the surrounding mountain backdrop.
View of the surrounding mountain backdrop.

At Gandegg and Stafel you will find a few après-ski bars, or you can end your day with a drink and a bite to eat at Zur Wildi. Enjoy the view of the Valais mountains while you relax after a day on the slopes. For more of a pub atmosphere, check out Tschäggättu Pub. From music and karaoke to darts and sports videos, there are diverse options to keep you entertained.

Bars and Pubs: 3
Clubs: 0

Dining and Restaurants

Restaurants: 15

Infrastructure & Rental


Skischools: 1
Snowboardschools: 1
Freeride Lessons
Cross Country Lessons
Carving Lessons

Ski Rental

Ski Depot
Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental
Telemark Rental

Getting here

You can get to Lötschental by train (Bern-Lötschberg-Simplon) via Goppenstein, which is easily accessible by bus or car.


Lauchernalp Bergbahnen AG
Dorfstrasse 80
+41 -(0)27 - 938 88 89
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