Winter in Lenk in the Simmental

For active sports and chilled out wallowing.

The mountainous landscape of the Simmental is fascinating in winter bedecked in its dazzling splendour. Extensive Alpine and Nordic ski areas and enchanting hiking trails inspire active athletes and those who enjoy wallowing in comfort.

Downhill and cross-country skiing in Simmental

Skiing and mountain railways

The Adelboden-Lenk ski area is the 6th best ski area in the Alps! Crucial factors for gaining this top ranking were the quality of the pistes, family-friendliness and good value for money.

The Betelberg and Metsch ski areas are the heart of the well-known Adelboden-Lenk ski region. The Lenk area also includes the Wallegg and Bühlberg area. The pool ski passes are valid on all the facilities in the Adelboden-Lenk ski region.
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Cross-country skiing

In Simmental, there are 57 kilometres of cross-country ski trails over five areas. In the Lenk valley, there are 13 km of cross-country ski trails (classic and skate skiing).
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Lenk for winter fun


The three-kilometre long toboggan run on Betelberg stretches from the Leiterli mountain station to the Stoos intermediate station.
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Ice skating

For a change of activity, the artificial ice rink (Kunsteisbahn Lenk) is available for skating, hockey and curling, etc.).
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Sleigh rides

Fuhrhalterei Heinz Schwarz offers sleigh rides, hacks and riding lessons in winter.
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Simmental Card

The Simmental Card offers various discounts in Lenk (ski bus, ski pass, cross-country ski tickets, Wallbach swimming pool, tennis, mountain railways and various children’s activities). You can obtain your personal visitor pass on arrival at the Hotel Waldrand.

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