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Amenities Gimmelwald

last updated: August 12, 2011

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1367 m
Inhabitants - total: 100
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Car-free resort (entire resort)  X 
Accessible by cable car  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
more than 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 4
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 120
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 23
Group lodging - total beds: 50
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Sleeping in the hay  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Peace, quiet an genuine alpine traditions in a magnificent setting. The arrival in Gimmelwald is alone spectacular - a cable car swings high over the rocks past the highest free-falling waterfall in Switzerland. The intact, pedestrian, Alpine village with its 7 farms and many houses decorated with an aaray of flowers, has maintained its original character. Above all, families and young people from all corners of the world come together here.
Mountain railways - info phone: ++41 (0) 33 856 2130
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Climbing Garden / Trout Fishing / Via Ferrate start in 2008
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 800 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2970 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 2970 m
Funiculars in summer - total: 1
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 200 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 30.5 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 10 km
Mountainbike slopes 32 km marked
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Eiger, Mönch und Jungfrau, Trümmelbachfälle, allgemein Wasserfälle, Schilthorn, Allmendhubel, Mürren
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Norht Face Trail, Children Adventure Trail
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.gimmelwald.ch
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.schilthorn.ch/livecam.kis
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Mürren-Schilthorn
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1650 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2970 m
Price one day pass adult 57 CHF
Price one day pass children 21 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) ++41 (0) 33 855 12 47
Local transport installations in winter - total: 13
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2970 m
Cable-cars - total: 3
Funiculars - total: 1
Chairlifts - total: 6
Skilifts - total: 1
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: ++41 (0) 33 856 8688
Name mesurepoint Station Mürren
Point of measure ski area bottom 1640 m
Point of measure ski area top 2360 m
Number of slopes: 28
Local ski slopes 53 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 20 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 213 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 40 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 40 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 20 % advanced
Moghul slopes 1.1 km marked
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Snow canons for snowboardpark  X 
Halfpipes - total: 1
Lowest Snowboardpark 1600 m
Highest Snowboardpark 1700 m
Snowboard - info phone: ++41 (0) 33 856 8688
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Winter hiking trails 19 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 2100 m
Winter Nordic Walking Trails 7 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: ++41 (0) 33 856 8688
Tobogganing installations - total: 3
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 5500
Total difference in altitude of all installations 1000 m
Tobogganing trails total 5500 m marked
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Curling rinks number 3
Bavarian Curling rink: 3
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