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Ski areas and cable-cars

Gstaad Mountain Rides, offers skiing, snowboarding and hiking up to an altitude of 3000 m. as well as 57 mountain railways and cableways which provide access to 220 km of slopes, sled & toboggan runs, snowparks and panoramic winter hiking trails. With authentic landscapes, splendid sun terraces and trendy snow bars, it's certainly well worth a visit.

Skiing areas

Skiing area Mountains Characteristics
Glacier 3000 Scex Rouge
Dôme
Gemskopf
Unique glacier skiing area in the Bernese Oberland with spectacular views. Attractions: Monster Park and the longest downhill run in the entire region, from 3000 m down to 1400 m.
Schönried - Saanenmöser - Zweisimmen - St. Stephan Rinderberg
Parwenge
Saanerslochgrat
Hornberg
Horneggli
The largest of the skiing areas, with 105 km of pistes spread over two mountain chains between Simmental and Saanenland. Attractions: variety, "Rinderberg Ronda" ski tour, countless chalet inns and ski bars.
Gstaad - Saanen - Rougemont Eggli
La Videmanette
Connoisseur's skiing area on the border between the German-speaking and the French-speaking parts of Switzerland. Attractions: the sunny Eggli mountain and the La Videmanette - Rougemont piste with a 1200 m difference in altitude and lots of Dolomite atmosphere.
Gstaad-Wispile Wispile Pleasant family skiing area with ski school amenities, also a number of demanding pistes nonetheless.
Gstaad-Wasserngrat Wasserngrat Small Skiing area with a gourmet restaurant on the top and the Tiger Run, the steepest slope of the area.
Schönried-Rellerli Rellerli Small skiing area that enjoys lots of morning sunshine and offers attractive, alternative downhill run
Château-d'Oex La Braye Small skiing area on the high plateau above Château-d'Oex, the capital of hot-air ballooning.
Lauenen & Gsteig   Small and pleasant family skiing areas, each with one ski lift.