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Lenk Ski Resort Guide

Lenk, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length82 miles
Highest Lift6,890ft
Resort Height3,510ft
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Basel
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The Swiss ski resort of Lenk is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 3,510ft, with 82 miles of marked runs.


Lenk is part of the Adelboden-Lenk ski area with access to 213 miles of downhill skiing, with 177 marked pistes, served by a total of 94 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Lenk itself (82 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Adelboden-Lenk ski resort of Adelboden.

With ski lifts as high as 6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Lenk offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Lenk offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Lenk.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Lenk is 4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Holzegg'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Lenk?

The next notable snow forecast is 3in, expected on 31 October, with around 21in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Lenk

Ski Area Stats

Lenk Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 8 7 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
3235 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
3240 miles
Total Length
82 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
29 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Adelboden-Lenk Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
213 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Lenk Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift6,890ft
Lowest Trail3,510ft
Resort Altitude (Lenk)3,510ft
Max Vertical3,379ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Lenk
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Lenk?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Adelboden-Lenk, Bern.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Lenk is Berne, 100 minutes drive away.

Basel, Geneva, Sion, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Zurich and Annecy airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 39 ski lifts are able to uplift 38,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 21 miles of ski runs, with 80 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Lenk open?

 Open from : December 4, 2021.

 Closes : April 3, 2022.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Trail Map

Lenk Trail Map

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Lenk, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Lenk Tourist Office for the latest.

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