As part of the lynx research program of the western Alps, two lynxes were caught below the Betelberg cableway and tagged with transmitters in 1997.
The Tschuggen Piste at Lenk is a wonderfully diverse downhill run. This longest run in the Betelberg ski area challenges even athletic skiers with its interesting succession of forested sections and panoramic straight runs.
The imposing Gantrisch mountain chain stretches eastwards from the Gurnigel region, ending with the mighty rocky dome of the Stockhorn. Right along this chain runs a mountain path offering magnificent views across the Bernese Alps and Lake Thun and down into the Simmental valley.