Family fun in winter

practice parks and beginner slopes

Kids slopes in Adelboden-Lenk


Practice area ski school GEILS

The practice park in Geils is a paradise for children and beginners. Between the funny figures the first turns in the snow fall easily.

The practice area of the ski school is easy to reach: With the Sillerenbahn to the station "Bergläger", from there a ski bus takes you to Geils in 10 minutes.

Betelberg Lenk

Practice area for children Stoss

The newly designed ski school children's area "Swiss Snow Kids Village" on the Stoss shines with plenty of space and optimal slopes. The newly arranged magic carpets offer the best possible introduction to skiing.

The practice area is easy to reach: Take the Betelberg gondola to the Stoss middle station. Free parking is available at the bottom station.

Kinderland Engstligenalp

Globi in the snow

That's when the little ones' eyes start to sparkle. The flat terrain of the plateau is perfect for little beginners. On the sunny slope at 2000 meters, host Globi can also be found in many places.

and globi’s racecourse


Who can match the times set by fun character Globi or wrestler Chrigel Stucki? Try it now, the clock’s ticking!

Highlight Elsigen-Metsch

Elsigen snow parks

Elsigen-Metsch offers two parks for the whole family, packed with steeply banked curves, moguls and fun!



The facility in Adelboden, near the World Cup slope, is an established institution for families.



The Ausserschwand has it all for families: the facility near the chalets provides ski bobs and other means of transportation free of charge for small guests.



The fact that this offer for children has existed since 1968 says it all. Here, the children will also find seating and refreshments for in between.



Located in the middle of the village, this ski lift is the hub of tomorrow's ski stars. And not just since yesterday. Annerösli Zryd, the downhill world champion, learned to ski on this small slope.


Oeschiland Kinderpark

Oeschiland offers especially beginners and kids a great opportunity to learn the snow sport easily: with the help of the magic carpet, the slopes and well-trained ski instructors, hard work turns into an exciting moment of joy that will last a lifetime.



Every Saturday, children benefit from a special rate on the Betelberg, Engstligenalp and Tschentenalp: they receive their day ticket for CHF 15, allowing children aged 6 - 15 to enjoy the whole range of skiing on offer. From the Kinderland to the fun and action offers. Children under the age of 6 ski for free.


Ski schools in Adelboden-Lenk

The Swiss Ski and Snowboard Schools in Adelboden and Lenk mainly employ Swiss ski instructors who have been trained by the experts from Swiss Snowsports. The instructor teams are marked by their motivation, quality provision, know-how, experience and warmth, whether teaching novices or old hands, in groups or one to one.

Each resort has a charm all its own, with different highlights to offer for guests, both young and old.

Where to go as families in Adelboden-Lenk?

The six ski areas of Elsigen-Metsch, Tschentenalp, Engstligenalp, Silleren-Chuenisbärgli, the main area of Adelboden-Lenk and Betelberg have united to form the Adelboden-Lenk ski region for over 25 years. 

Beyond mountains, valley sides and municipal boundaries, the ski region Adelboden-Lenk trumps with diversity, over 200 kilometers of slopes, 70 lifts, with internationally award-winning runs and winter fun from November to May. As the venue of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup, the ski region is one of the top 4 ski regions in the Bernese Oberland. 

Each sub-area has its very own charm and offers highlights for guests young and old.

Main Adelboden-Lenk ski resort

Fun and action

Whether it’s kickers, rails and jumps, skiing like a champion or simply having fun, the heart of the Adelboden-Lenk ski region offers a broad range of enjoyment and action for adventurers and adrenaline junkies. 
Slopes: 85 kilometres in total; 46 km blue, 32 km red, 6 km black and 1.5 km yellow.

Highlights in  the area of Silleren, Hahnenmoos and Lenk Metsch.

  • Generous practice area in Geils
  • Gran Masta Park on the Hahnenmoos Pass
  • One of Switzerland’s longest funslopes on Bühlberg mountain
  • Vogellisi piste - the adventure trail from the local hero
  • Swisscom Skimovie Tanzboden funpark
  • Audi Skicross Park in Aebi
  • Speed measurement course on Luegli mountain
Pisten: 86 Kilometer total, 46 km blau, 33.5 km rot, 6.5 km schwarz


Globi Kinderland

Globi Kinderland is situated at an altitude of 2,000 metres on the Engstligenalp in Adelboden. Its unique topography and altitude means snow is guaranteed on the Engstligenalp from December to the beginning of May.

Slopes: 17 kilometres in total; 7 km blue, 6 km red and 4 km black

Engstligenalp highlights

  • Fly high with the Globi cable car
  • Kinderland Globi play area in the snow
  • Globi Igloo, Globi Trail, Globi Tube
  • Globi Stübli souvenir and gift shop
  • Fondue and Sleep Igloo
Pisten: 17 Kilometer total, 7 km blau, 6 km rot, 4 km schwarz

Familienspass auf der tschentenalp

Adelboden’s home mountain

A mountain of opportunities. Skiing or sledding? Hiking or giant swing? The vital questions you need to ask on the Tschentenalp, Adelboden’s friendly home mountain.

Slopes: 8 kilometres in total; 2 km blue, 4 km red and 2.5 km black

Tschentenalp highlights:

  • Kinderland play area
  • Sledding park
  • Giant swing
Pisten: 9 Kilometer total, 2 km blau, 5 km rot, 2 km Freeride


World Cup feeling

Skiers young and old can follow in the tracks of champions on the world-famous Chuenisbärgli mountain. Thrills also abound on Silleren at the Swisscom Skimovie Tanzboden funpark.

Slopes: 34 kilometres in total; 17 km blue, 14 km red, 2 km black and 1.5 km yellow

Chuenisbärgli highlights:

  • Chuenisbärgli World Cup photopoint
  • Audi Skicross Park on Silleren
  • Swisscom Skimovie Tanzboden funpark (Silleren)
Pisten: 34 Kilometer total, 17 km blau, 15 km rot, 2 km Schwarz


The amusement park for the whole family

A family-friendly, sunny winter paradise stretches between Elsighorn and First. Skiers, sledders and keen hikers will find everything their hearts desire in the resort of Elsigen-Metsch. Cosy mountain huts and terraces invite you to feast and sunbathe.

Pisten: 32 Kilometer total, 9 km blau, 20 km rot, 3 km schwarz

Lenk Betelberg

Superb family runs

Betelberg is Lenk’s adventure mountain, awarded gold in the “Adventure and family mountain” and “Best children’s facilities” categories. You can carve turns to your heart’s content on the wide open, perfectly groomed pistes. Beginners particularly enjoy the gentle incline from Leiterli to Stoss.                               Slopes: 45 kilometres in total; 24 km blue, 20 km red and 1 km black

Betelberg mountain highlights:

  • Stoss Children’s World
  • Audi Skicross Gold Park
  • Swisscom Skimovie course


Pisten: 42 Kilometer total, 21 km blau, 20 km rot, 1 km schwarz.


Hotels for families

The hoteliers around Adelboden-Lenk are very fond of children. Almost every hotel has child-friendly offers. Here you can find all hotels for families around Adelboden.