Small, beautiful, familiar and close by. Winter sports are a great way to experience nature in the Bern region. Varied, small ski areas up to 1800m above sea level offer skiers unique experiences.
In the summer months, families picnic, children play and people enjoy festivals on the Gurten. In winter, you can ski.
With three lifts and eight kilometers of pistes ranging from easy to difficult, as well as a fun park, the Gantrisch region attracts skiing enthusiasts each winter.
Kaisereggbahnen in the Schwarzsee region offers further skiing opportunities. This conveniently located ski area at 1500m above sea level has two chair lifts and three drag lifts. Skiers and snow-boarders can go wild on 22 kilometers of pistes.
Skiing in Bumbach / Schangnau
The Bumbach/Schangnau ski area is small and family-friendly. It’s also where Swiss World Cup alpine ski racer Beat Feuz learned to ski.
Rüschegg winter experience
The winter destination Rüschegg is loved by beginners, experts and families. The bottom station is just 30 minutes by car from Thun, Bern and Freiburg.