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Kandersteg Ski Resort Guide

Kandersteg, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length14km
Highest Lift1,960m
Resort Height1,180m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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The Swiss ski resort of Kandersteg is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,180m, with 14km of marked runs.


Kandersteg has direct access to 14km of downhill skiing, with 7 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.


Kandersteg offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.


Kandersteg offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Kandersteg.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kandersteg?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Kandersteg.

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Ski Area Stats

Kandersteg Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 9km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 6km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Kandersteg Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,960m
Resort Altitude (Kandersteg)1,180m
Lowest Piste1,170m
Max Vertical790m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Kandersteg
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Location and Map

Where is Kandersteg?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Frutigen, Bern.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Kandersteg is Sion, 70 minutes drive away.

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


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 9,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 10km of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Kandersteg open?

 Open from : 23 December 2022.

 Closes : 19 March 2023.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late March.

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

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