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There are 3 main ski-areas, Felskinn, Langfluh and Plattjen, 2 areas are interlinked. Care must be taken to keep to marked pistes, owing to hidden crevasses in the glaciers.

There are a total of 21 lifts comprising 6 gondolas, 2 chair-lifts and 13 drag-lifts. The main lift is the Alpin Express high-capacity gondola system, which connects to numerous drag-lifts. The nursery slopes are close to the village centre. There is one ski-school, located in the centre of town; English-speaking instructors available. Beginners' classes start on Mondays; no group tuition at weekends.

Skiing - Night skiing and Heli skiing:

Snowboarding - Snowparks: 1, Halfpipes: 1, Quarter pipes: 1

Other Snow Sports - Cross country: 8km, Snow shoeing (Snow shoes available), Telemark,

Many cafes and simple restaurants specialising in traditional fare, such as fondue and raclette. Pizzerias are popular. Most upmarket restaurants tend to be in the 4-star hotels. Possibly the world's highest revolving restaurant (11,510 ft), reached by way of a cable car and the world's highest underground railway.

Daytimes the obvious, skiing and snowboarding. Hiking; dog-sledding, cross-country skiing, ice climbing, tubing, skating, curling, paragliding, hang-gliding, and tobogganing. Ice cave. Arguably the world's largest ice pavilion. Well-equipped fitness/sports centre, offering tennis, swimming, solarium, sauna and whirlpool. The village has its own history museum.

Nightlife gives low-key apres-ski, roughly 10 bars/pubs, and 4 (fairly small) discos.