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last updated: October 24, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1480 m
Inhabitants - total: 758
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 3
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 57
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 3181
Group lodging - total beds: 283
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know An wunderbarer Hanglage rund 1500 m.ü.M., etwa 15 Autominuten oberhalb von Visp liegen das Walliser Bergdorf Bürchen Eingebettet in sanfte Hügel und schützende Wälder bietet die Region allen Besuchern unvergessliche Tage und Stunden. Im Winter bietet Bürchen seinen Gästen ein familiäres Skigebiet mit 25. Kilometer Skipisten. Aber auch Winterwanderer und Schneeschuläufer kommen auf Ihre kosten. 500 Kilometer Wanderwege lassen das Herz jedes Wanderes und Naturliebhaber höher schlagen.
Mountain railways - info phone: 027 934 25 40
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1480 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2550 m
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 220 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 10 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 10 km
Mountainbike slopes 70 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Geführte Nordic Walking Touren und Wanderungen
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Birken-Labyrinth - das höchstgelegenste Labyrinth der Welt aus über 1'000 Steinen angelegt.
Cultural sights: 3 Kapellen aus dem 17./18. Jahrhundert, alte Holzkännel zur Bewässerung, altes Backhaus etc.
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Birkenlehrpfad - Interessantes und Wissenswertes zum Thema Birke, Waldlehrpfad Wald- und Forstlehrpfad Bürchen - Zeneggen, Eichhörnchenweg Bürchen - Zeneggen
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.buerchen-unterbaech.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Die Skistation Bürchen/Törbel hat sich ganz der Familie verschrieben. So fahren alle Kinder bis zum 9. Lebensjahr auf sämtlichen Anlagen gratis. Besonders im Kinderskiparadiesen Bodmen fühlen sich die kleinsten wohl und erlernen auf eine spielerische Art und Weise das Skifahren.
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.buerchen-unterbaech.ch/webcam/tour_l.jpg
Live Cam 2 www.moosalp.ch/webcam/webcam.jpg
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Bürchen-Törbel
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1480 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2550 m
Price one day pass adult 43 CHF
Price one day pass children 29 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Erwachsene 219 CHF
Preis 6 Tageskarte Kinder 148 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) 027 934 38 40
Local transport installations in winter - total: 10
Subregional transport installations - total: 28
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2550 m
Chairlifts - total: 1
Skilifts - total: 6
Babylift - Number: 3
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 027 934 25 40
Name mesurepoint Station Bodmen
Point of measure ski area bottom 1480 m
Point of measure ski area top 2550 m
Number of slopes: 25
Local ski slopes 25 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 12 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 90 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 0 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 40 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 30 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 30 % advanced
Moghul slopes 1 km marked
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Lowest Snowboardpark 1800 m
Highest Snowboardpark 1800 m
Lift for Snowboardpark  X 
Snowboard - info phone: 027 934 25 40
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Die Langlaufloipe Bürchen-Hellela-Zeneggen ist ca. 20 km lang und führt durch eine traumhafte Wald- und Moorlandschaft. Die Loipe befindet sich auf ca. 1'500 m ü. M. Auf der Moosalpe (2048 m ü. M.) gibt es ebenfalls eine kleine 5 km lange Loipe mit herrlicher Panoramaaussicht.
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 027 934 17 16
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1480 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 2100 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 25 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 60 km subregion
Skating slopes 25 km
Skating trails 35 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 0 km
Dog slopes 0 km marked
Winter hiking trails 10 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1360 m
Snowshoe trail 20 km marked
Winter Nordic Walking Trails 20 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 027 934 17 16
Tobogganing installations - total: 2
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 5500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 500 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 5500 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 5500 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 0
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" Natureisbahn, markierte Schneeschuhtrails, Geführte Schneeschuhtouren, Geführte Touren Nordic Walking, Kutschenfahrt, Alpuschnaagerfahrten,
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.buerchen-unterbaech.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.