Thanks to early snowfall and cold temperatures, Grindelwald and Wengen were able to offer an attractive range of groomed slopes on Saturday, 18 November 2017. The perfect winter weather attracted over 2,500 winter athletes to the area on the first day of the season.
On the coming weekend of 25 and 26 November, additional facilities will be put into operation. In addition to the Wixi, Lauberhorn, Eiger North and Arvengarten chairlifts on Kleine Scheidegg, the Grindelwald-Männlichen gondola, the Wengen Männlichen aerial cableway and the Männlichen and Läger chairlifts are also opening. For winter hikers, the path from Kleine Scheidegg to Wengernalp is open.
Start of the season for Adventure Mountain First
From Saturday, 25 November, the Firstbahn in Grindelwald will be in continuous operation, bringing all adventure seekers and winter hikers to the Adventure Mountain First. Both the First Flyer and the First Glider attractions will be open throughout the season and are included in the Winter Sportpass. For lovers of quiet and idyllic winter landscapes, the winter hiking trail to Bachalpsee has been prepared. The winter sports facilities at First are expected to open at the beginning of December (weekend operation).
666 km of slopes in one subscription
With the new Winter Sportpass, for CHF 666 you will be able to ski over 666 km of slopes at the four biggest ski resorts in the Bern. Discounted advance booking will continue until 15 December 2017. The joint subscription of the Jungfrau ski region, Adelboden-Lenk, Meiringen-Hasliberg and Gstaad will be available for SFR 950 from 16 December. Holders of the new Sportpass also receive a 33% price reduction on overnight stays from Sunday to Thursday in selected hotels at their destinations. For further information, please visit www.top4.ski
Continuous operation from the start of December
The official start of the season with continuous winter sports operation is 2 December 2017. For the weekend of 25/26 November, information on open facilities and slopes, including hours of operation, is always updated and can be found at the following link: www.jungfrau.ch/de-ch/jungfrau-ski-region/wintersportinfo