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Lötschental Lauchernalp Ski Resort

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Mountain Stats

Elevation1,400 m - 3,111 m
Opening Day15 Dec 2018
Closing Day22 Apr 2019
Capacity 7600 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult CHF55
1 day youth CHF48
1 day child CHF29
All rates & fees


Total 7
Hours08:30 - 16:30

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Length 55 km

Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 1,400 m and 3,111 m, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Switzerland. The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,711 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Switzerland is 881 m. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Season starts on 15 Dec and ends on 22 Apr (128 days). Average season duration in Switzerland is 112 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (15 Dec to 22 Apr) is 306 cm at summit elevation and 55 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 367 cm at summit elevation and 64 cm at the base. Therefore Lötschental Lauchernalp is among the 15 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Switzerland.
  • Lötschental Lauchernalp features 58 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Switzerland is 55 sunny days. April is the sunniest month with an average of 14 sunny days.


News Winter Season 2018/2019

  • With Loichiland, Lötschental Lauchernalp gets a new kids' and meeting area

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.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
Snow Making Machines: 33
Snowphone+ 41 (0)27 938 89 98
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
(in cm)

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 Hockenhorngrat-Schilthorn-National-Talabfahrt-Wiler
Length: 10 km
Vertical Drop: 1,692 m
Length: 10 km
Vertical Drop: 1,692 m

Most Difficult Runs

Abfahrt Petersgrat
Length: 1.2 km
Vertical Drop: 391 m


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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.

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.

Getting here

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


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