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Aletsch Arena

From December to the end of April, snow sports enthusiasts can indulge their passion to their hearts' content; snow is guaranteed. Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiescheralp are linked by 104 kilometers/61.5 miles of exquisitely groomed trails, including beginners' slopes, snow parks, half-pipes and free-ride runs as well.


And the best part is: carrying your skis is forbidden. In the Aletsch Arena, you step out your front door directly onto the piste. But winter walkers and hikers will also enjoy their stay here. Seventy-two kilometers (45 miles) of groomed winter hiking trails are available on the family-friendly, car-free Aletsch plateau. An unforgettable vacation in the Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch UNESCO World Heritage Site, at the edge of the Great Aletsch Glacier!

The whole family will enjoy skating at our natural ice rink, which is open daily from mid-December to mid-March from 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. You can also try your hand at curling. Ice skates can be rented at the Bachtla Sports Center.

Enjoy action and adventure on the 7-kilometer/4-mile sledding run from Bettmeralp down to Betten Dorf in the valley. Sleds can be rented from the sports stores.

Good things come in small packages, such as the cross-country run at Bettmersee - 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) of marked cross-country pistes with a breathtaking view of the most beautiful 4,000-meter (13,000-foot) peaks in Switzerland.

Bettmeralp in the Aletsch area has a TFI Snow Park and a half-pipe on the Kanzel/Salzgäb slope. The Fun Park has Kicker Lines and a Rail Line. You can ride "wupps", "banks" and "mini-kicks" in the Family Park (for the youngest freestylers on the slope). And to ensure that even 360° turns and extreme angles are a piece of cake, the PipeMagician groomer makes sure that the park is always perfectly prepared.

Number of elevators





15 8 12

Length of skiing trails (km)








The highest point (m)


+15 freeride