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Wengen Ski Resort Guide

Wengen Ski Resort Guide

Wengen vilage with Jungfrau photo


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Wengen Skiing with fun photo


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Kleine Scheidegg from Grindelwald, Wengen photo


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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 31 Mar

  • Last Snowfall: 30 March 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 120 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 20 cm
  • Piste: Heavy
  • Off-piste: Wind Blown

Today’s Weather (1672 m)

moderate rain
30 W30
3 °C F-Level
heavy snow
20 W20
0 °C F-Level
moderate snow
20 WNW20
-5 °C F-Level

Traffic free Wengen (1274m), in Switzerland (in the Jungfrau region), is a large resort with 23 lifts (inc 10 chair lifts, 4 surface lifts, 3 trains , 1 gondola and 1 cable car) that offers skiers 4777 feet of vertical descent. Wengen has 112kms (213lm in region) of terrain over 53 pistes. A large proportion of the pistes (55%) at Wengen are covered by snowmaking. Wengen has an excellent beginners area in the village. The area is best suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for advanced skiers including extensive off piste. There are no cross country ski tracks in Wengen but there are 40kms in the region together with 100kms of winter hiking paths and 50kms of sledge runs. For snowboarders and free style skiers there is a small terrain park. Wengen rates high for alpine charm and the awesome scenery of the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau massif. The nearest airport is at Bern/Berne and the nearest train station to Wengen is at Wengen. There is accommodation located close to the pistes in hotels and chalet appartments.

Resorts close to Wengen include: Lauterbrunnen (2 km), Mürren (6 km), Grindelwald (9 km), Wilderswil (9 km), Interlaken (10 km),

Wengen Location Maps

Wengen Location Map

All Wengen Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 53
  • Beginner: 30%
  • Intermediate: 50%
  • Advanced: 20%
  • Cross-country: 40kms
  • Snowmaking: 55%
  • Acres of ski: -
  • Terrain Parks: -
  • Halfpipes: 0


  • Restaurants: 16
  • Bars: 12
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1455 m


  • Draglifts: 4
  • Chairlifts: 10
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 1
  • Toplift: m


NEW! Announcements & News from the Wengen ski resort manager

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  • Season opens: 12 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 19 Apr 2015

Great offer!!!

20% off 2 to 10 day ski passes . You need to buy on line more than 21 days ahead at


See the excellent webcams at

Information supplied 16 Dec 2014

Visitor Reviews of Wengen

bill clough from United Kingdom writes:

I am 60 years old, have skied in every European alpine country (9) from Andorra to Bulgaria, in 32 different resorts and can say Wengen is by far the best by a country mile. I first came to Wengen in 1992 and have returned almost every year since, only occasionally trying somewhere else. The resort is beautiful and quiet; no waiting for lifts at all. Wengen is reasonably priced and the nightlife can be as exciting or peaceful as you want (also as expensive or as cheap as you want). Runs are varied, good for beginners and intermediates alike and there are a few good blacks to entertain the more adventurous in Wengen and the close resorts of Murren & Grindelwald. But beware if you come here you may never want to go anywhere else again.

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