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Interlaken Area Ski Resorts

Interlaken Region: Gateway To the Jungfrau -


Wengen. Mürren. Grindelwald. Lauterbrunnen. Interlaken. They're all here at the gateway to the Jungrau Region of Switzerland.


Everyone has their own favorite. Wengen aficionados will say their destination is free of automobiles, prettier, more relaxing, and quieter at night. They have the same slopes to ski on as the other villages and the usual amenities of any place worthy of being called a major winter sports resort. Wengen lays claim to all the terrain in the region and all the uphill conveyances.



Interlaken, 10 miles away between two stunning alpine lakes, claims the very same 212 km of prepared slopes, 42 lifts, and nearly a 1.6 km vertical.


Wengen skiers get on a cable car and head up to Männlichen and its cruising terrain, which flows down to Grund and Grindelwald. Or, board a train up to the Kleine Scheidegg rail junction and take even longer runs down toward Grindelwald.


Use the station as the jumping off spot to access the famed Lauberhorn World Cup downhill course. It is mostly a red run back down to Wengen, unless you try to ski it at World Cup speeds.


Most skiers who stay in Wengen will cross over to the massive First area above Grindelwald and opposite the Eiger. Tougher skiing and riding above Mürren includes a run from the Schilthorn, a revolving restaurant that you may have seen in the James Bond movie On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. It was the villain’s headquarters.


There is plenty of lodging, including many economical ski apartments. That's why you'll find numerous U.S. tour operators choosing this region.


Gateway airport is Zürich (175 km). Drive by way of Bern and Thun. Train travel is Zürich-Olten-Bern-Interlaken. Interlaken serves Grindelwald via a ski bus.

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation