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WINTER AM OESCHINENSEE

Arrive, feel nature.

Welcome to the winter recreation area at Oeschinensee! Winter sports and nature enthusiasts from all over the world meet here. Experience magical moments, fantastic winter conditions and plenty of sunshine. 

The Oeschinensee area offers everything for a magical stay for young and old. Variety, fun and plenty of exercise are the order of the day, especially for children in the beginner's paradise of Oeschiland. Whether winter hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, tobogganing or enjoying culinary delights on the sun terrace in the mountain restaurant, you are sure to experience nature! 

New: Virtual 360° tour of the Oeschinensee area

Explore Oeschinensee in the virtual world (winter). Summer 360° will follow in 2024.

A leisurely descent by sledge to the lake or children's sledging in the beginners' paradise of Oeschiland.

Sledge hire at the mountain station.

Daily rental: Wooden sledge CHF 20.00

Open from 09.00 to 16.30 (return by 16.30)

Deckchair hire at the mountain station CHF 5 per day

Current information AND operating status

Cable car Kandersteg - Oeschinen

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

Ski lifts
Bire ski lift closed - end of season 17.03.2024
Wittenen ski lift closed - end of season 17.03.2024

Free skiing for children and beginners
Oeschiland children's skiing closed - end of season 17.03.2024

sledge run closed in Oeschiland - end of season 17.03.2024

Schatthaus T-bar lift - Oeschiland Park - closed - end of season 17.03.2024

Slopes

Piste 1 valley descent (red) - closed, the road is closed, no hiking trail, please use the official hiking trail.
Piste 2 Bire (blue) closed - end of season 17.03.2024
Piste Wittenen 3 (red) closed - end of season 17.03.2024
Piste 4 mountain station-Bire (blue) closed - end of season 17.03.2024

Piste Läger 5 (blue) - closed

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country ski slope Oeschinensee - The cross-country ski slope is closed - end of season 17.03.2024


Simply sledge run to Oeschinensee

sledge run 6 Mountain station closed at Oeschinensee - end of season 17.03.2024

Oeschinensee
Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station / Oeschiland
Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station / mountain coaster
Webcam Oeschinensee

Mountain station - Oeschinensee: 80 vertical meters

Mountain station -Oeschinensee, winter hiking trail 7 direct - closed
Mountain station - Oeschinensee Winter hiking trail 8 via Läger - closed
Path 9, along the lake - the path along the lake is closed and currently not accessible

Ice Walk - closed

Kandersteg - Oeschinensee: 500 vertical meters

Hike from Kandersteg to Oeschinensee - path to the lake accessible with mountain boots

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

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.

Ice fishing info: The lake may no longer be entered, ice fishing is no longer possible this season.

Ice Walk - closed




Enter Oeschinensee: Danger level 3 - No trespassing

Arrive, feel nature.

FAQ

What you should know

Can I buy my day ticket online?

Day tickets are easy to purchase via our webshop. Load the day pass onto a key card or your SwissPass. Alternatively, day tickets can also be purchased easily and conveniently at our ticket machines or at the ticket office in front of the valley station and at the ticket counter at the valley station.

Is my Magicpass subscription valid?

No, the Magicpass is not valid in Kandersteg. You have the option of purchasing a follow-up pass for the 2023/2024 winter season (CHF 80.00 for adults, CHF 40.00 for children) - only at the ticket office at the valley station.

Is my Top4 ski pass valid?

No, the Top4 ski pass is not valid for Cable car Kandersteg-Oeschinensee . You have the option of purchasing a follow-up pass for the 2023/2024 winter season (CHF 80.00 for adults, CHF 40.00 for children) - only at the ticket office at the valley station.

Is my Adelboden-Lenk ski pass valid?

No. From the 2023/24 winter season, the Kandersteg ski region will no longer be a partner of IG Skiregion Adelboden-Lenk (IGSAL). It is possible to buy a season connection ticket Adelboden-Lenk for the Oeschinensee: children CHF 23.- adults CHF 46.- exclusively at the ticket office at the valley station. Incl. Sunnbühl 80.-/40.-

How do I travel by public transport?

From Spiez and Brig you can reach Kandersteg by train (BLS). From Adelboden and Frutigen there is a bus (AFA) to Kandersteg. The walk from the train station takes about 10 minutes. There is a local bus service from the station to the valley station.

Do children travel free of charge on Cable car?

Yes, children under the age of 6 travel free of charge on Cable car. The Junior Card is valid, please show it at the turnstile.

Where can I find toilets in the Oeschinensee area?

The public toilets are located at the mountain and valley stations and at the Berghotel am See. There are more toilets in the Oeschinensee area (see map). Going to the toilet in nature should be avoided. However, if you do need to use the "natural toilet", please do not leave any paper, tissues or wet wipes behind.

Where can I park my car?

Paid parking spaces are available at the valley station of the Cable car in Kandersteg. Other paid parking spaces are located in the village (school building, municipality, train station, Cher).

Can I hire sledges somewhere?

Yes, sledges can be hired at the mountain station Oeschinensee in Kandersteg. Wooden sledges for CHF 20.00.

Are lockers available at the top or bottom station?

Yes, there are lockers and ski racks at the mountain and valley stations. Payment can be made digitally by debit card, Visa/Mastercard or cash.

We provide unique and unforgettable moments in the imposing mountain world in front of the Blüemlisalp massif.