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Wengen

Wengen Ski Resort Guide

Wengen, Switzerland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length112km
Highest Lift2,320m
Resort Height1,250m
 Nearest AirportsBerne and Zurich
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Wengen

The Swiss ski resort of Wengen is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,250m, with 112km of marked runs.

Summary

Wengen is part of the Jungfrau Region ski area with access to 591km of downhill skiing, with 131 marked pistes, served by a total of 66 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Wengen itself (112km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Jungfrau Region ski resorts of Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen and Mürren.

With ski lifts as high as 2,320m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Wengen is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Wengen.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Wengen is 12km long and the most difficult run is the 'Lauberhorn'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Wengen?

The next notable snow forecast is 5cm, expected on 3 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Wengen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 7 22km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1766km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 8 22km
Downhill
Total Length
112km
Cross Country
Total Length
17km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
19

Jungfrau Region Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Pistes
Number of runs
131
Downhill
Total Length
591km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
66

Altitudes

Wengen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,320m
Lowest Piste1,270m
Resort Altitude (Wengen)1,250m
Max Vertical1,070m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Wengen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Hire in Wengen

Ski Hire Shops in Wengen.

For more information, see our page about Wengen Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Wengen?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Jungfrau Region, Interlaken.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Wengen is Berne, 70 minutes drive away.

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 19 ski lifts are able to uplift 20,200 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 50km of ski runs, with 150 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Wengen open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April .

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

Piste Map

Wengen Piste Map
Wengen

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Wengen, 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 Wengen Tourist Office for the latest.

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