Information AND operating status

Cable car Kandersteg - Oeschinen

Cable car Kandersteg-Oeschinensee - in operation from 8:30 - 18:00

mountain coaster at the mountain station

mountain coasteropen in dry weather

Electric cab mountain station - Oeschinensee

Electric cab in operation first trip 10:45 from the mountain station

Boat rental on Oeschinensee

Boat rental: open - 10.30-17.00, in bad weather on request


Hiking trail mountain station - Oeschinensee Hiking trail from the mountain station to Oeschinensee open (25 minutes)
Hiking trail mountain station - Oeschinensee via Läger (Panorama) open - 30'
Lake walk The walkway along Oeschinensee is open

Hiking trails

Hiking trail valley station - Oeschinensee (A) Open - Hiking time approx. 70' - The hiking trail to Oeschinensee is accessible with good footwear. No baby carriages.
Hiking trail mountain station - Oeschinensee via Läger (Panorama) open - 30'
Hiking trail Huble valley station - mountain station (B) Hiking trail valley station - mountain station open

Mountain trails and huts

Heuberg mountain trail (G) Heuberg mountain trail with open panorama - good footwear and surefootedness required.
Hiking trail Oberbergli - Blüemlisaphütte Mountain hiking trail Hohtürli open - open - Further information at
Hiking trail Doldenhornhütte Doldenhornweg open (only via Waldhotel, Bärentritt closed)
Hiking trail Unterbergli - Fründenhütte Fründschnur - Alpine hiking trail (challenging) to Fründenhütte open, snow from 2000m. Fründenhütte is open.

SAC Huts

Doldenhornhütte 1915m open - access only possible via Waldhotel Doldenhorn.
Blüemlisal hut 2835m
Fründenhütte 2562m - open


Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station / Oeschiland
Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station / mountain coaster
Webcam Oeschinensee

Restaurant Oeschinensee - open from 09:30 to 16:00, open daily

Restaurant Bergstübli (mountain station) - open from 09:00 - 17:00

Cafebar at Oeschinensee - open 10-16h
Berggasthaus Arva - Restaurant open Tuesday to Sunday, Hotel open from 16.05.2024.
Sennhütte - open in good weather

General information: Cable car from 08:30-18:00 and hiking trail to Oeschinensee open. Above 2200m there is still snow (winter conditions)!

Hiking tip: Winter operation December - mid-March

Info restaurants:

SOS: SOS/Rescue service in the entire area: 1414


Guest service : daily from 08:30-17h for you under 0041 33 675 11 18 Cable and accessible.

Lockers and ski storage

Lockers at the valley station - open from 08:00 to 18:00
Mountain station lockers - in operation
Lockers Large, medium and small lockers are available at the valley and mountain stations. Ski depots are located at the valley and mountain stations. A changing room is also available at the valley station. Payment by card, cash or cell phone possible.
Locker subscriptions can be purchased at the cash desk (7 days, 14 days, season)Locker price list:
Ski stand
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 2.00
Locker M
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 5.00
Locker S
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 2.00
Locker L
15 min / free of charge
24h / Fr. 8.00

Picnic area

Picnic room mountain station 1st floor

At the mountain station on the 1st floor (take the path around the house). Open 10-15h. Cannot be reserved, capacity max. 40 people.

Interactive map (live)