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Leiterli - Stoss tobogganing fun

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  • Schlitteln Leiterli – Stoss am Betelberg
    / Schlitteln Leiterli – Stoss am Betelberg
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  • / Schlitteln Leiterli – Stoss am Betelberg
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  • / Schlitteln Leiterli – Stoss am Betelberg
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  • / Airboarden am Betelberg
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m 2100 2000 1900 1800 1700 1600 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Berghotel Leiterli - Lenk Berggasthaus Betelberg (Hubel) Berghaus Stoss
Speed down from the Leiterli top station to the Stoss middle station. The toboggan run is great fun for the entire family and offers magnificent panoramic views of the Wildstrubel mountain.
easy
Distance 2.5 km
0:09 h
2 m
326 m
Meet up with other skiers at the top and middle station, as well as on route at the Betelberg mountain restaurant on the flat. On the way down you will have great views of the Leiterli – Stoss slope and the Leiterli – Stoss winter hiking trail. The toboggan run is separate and may only be used for tobogganing.
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Lenk-Simmental Tourismus
Update: February 22, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,962 m
Lowest point
1,637 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Berghotel Leiterli - Lenk
Berghaus Stoss
Berggasthaus Betelberg (Hubel)

Tips and hints

The Betelberg gondola takes you to the starting point of the toboggan run, the Leiterli top station. Find out about prices and operating times of the Lenk mountain railways and the opening of the toboggan run in the snow sports report.

Start

Leiterli top station (1,962 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'597'740E 1'141'885N
DD
46.428308, 7.409234
DMS
46°25'41.9"N 7°24'33.2"E
UTM
32T 377777 5142866
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Destination

Stoss middle station

Turn-by-turn directions

Leiterli top station – Stoss middle station. The toboggan run is signposted.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Take the train to Lenk. Then the bus in the village of Lenk to the Betelberg bottom station. Visit the SBB.

Parking

Free car parking at the Betelberg bottom station.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'597'740E 1'141'885N
DD
46.428308, 7.409234
DMS
46°25'41.9"N 7°24'33.2"E
UTM
32T 377777 5142866
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Either bring your own toboggans, plastic bobsleighs, racing sleds and airboards or hire them at the Leiterli top station.

Shoes with a pronounced tread profile will help with braking. Helmet – because clever heads protect themselves.

Basic Equipment for Sledding

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses

Technical Equipment for Sledding

  • Sled with tow strap
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons are useful on ascent
  • Ski Helmet recommended when sledding through heavily wooded areas
  • Ski goggles if required   
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.5 km
Duration
0:09 h
Ascent
2 m
Descent
326 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly
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