friday, 21 june, 2024

All the latest information about the Oeschinensee region at a glance.

Cable car Kandersteg - Oeschinen

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

mountain coaster at the mountain station

mountain coasterclosed - open in dry weather from 09:00

Electric cab mountain station - Oeschinensee

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

Boat rental on Oeschinensee

Boat rental: - closed


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. 60' - 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, there is still a blanket of snow on the trail coming from Oeschinesee, winter conditions. Further information at sac-bluemlisalp.ch
Hiking trail Doldenhornhütte Doldenhornhütte only accessible via Biberg, Bärentritt closed (closed zone Spitze Stei)
Hiking trail Unterbergli - Fründenhütte Fründschnur - Alpine hiking trail (challenging) to Fründenhütte open, snow from 2000m. Fründenhütte is open.

SAC Huts

Doldenhornhütte 1915m open
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

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: The Oeschinensee can be reached by Cable car from 08:30-18:00 or on foot via hiking trail (A). Doldenhornweg (J) via Bärentritt closed. There is still snow above 2000m (winter conditions)!

Hiking tip: Hiking trail Kandersteg - Oeschinensee and mountain station - Oeschinensee open. There is still snow above 2200m. Mountain and alpine trails according to separate status.

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 car@oeschinensee.ch 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.


Timetable Cable car Summer season 2024: Cable car out of service from 18.03.2024 - 08.05.2024

09.05.2024 - 15.09.2024 - 08:30 to 18:00
16.09.2024 - 10.11.2024 - 08:30 to 17:00
11.11.2024 - 22.11.2024 - closed
23.11.2024 - 16.03.2025 - 09:00 to 17:00

Subject to change, please check the latest information on the operating status at www.oeschinensee.ch before visiting.


Timetable Cable car Winter season 2023/2024: Timetable winter 2024/25
11.11.2024 - 22.11.2024 - closed
23.11.2024 - 16.03.2025 - 09:00 to 17:00Cable car out of service from 17.03.2025 - 17.05.2025


Opening hours mountain coaster Opening 09.05.2024
09.05.2024 - 15.09.2024 open daily from 09:00 - 17:30 (only in dry weather).
16.09.2024 - 10.11.2024 from 09:00 - 16:30 open daily from 09:30 - 16:30 (only in dry weather).