Leisure activities

Adventurous descents in Lenk

Pure driving pleasure, fast descents and a mountain panorama to lose yourself in

Whether you head down the mountain on two or three wheels, fun and summer adventures are guaranteed in Lenk. The mountain carts at Metsch and state-of-the-art scooter bikes at Betelberg promise fun for everyone.

Mountain carts

Mountain carts at Metsch

Whizzing down the mountain on a three-wheeled mountain cart is an unforgettable experience – cruising, sliding, anything goes. The mountain carts promise easy, comfortable and safe fun and are suitable for individual riders, families and groups.

The mountain carts can be collected from the Metschstand mountain station. Depending on your driving style, it takes around 15 to 25 minutes to reach the middle station on a mountain cart. 

Useful information: 

  • Minimum height: 140 cm 
  • Maximum weight: 100 kg
  • Only one person is allowed per mountain cart
  • Helmets must be worn (included in the hire charge)
  • Last mountain cart rental at the Stand-Xpress mountain station: 4.00 p.m.

Scooter bike

Scooter bike fever at Betelberg

Scooter bike fever has been raging in Lenk for some time now. The 9 km route from Leiterli mountain station to Betelberg valley station is the perfect place to try our state-of-the-art scooter bikes, all of which feature an amazing suspension and extra-wide foot boards. An experience made for lovers of comfort, athletes, action men and women alike, but, thanks to the disc brakes, plenty of fun for the less adventurous too.

Useful information:

  • Track is partially tarmacked
  • Special foot board allows you to put both feet next to each other
  • Sprung handlebars and disc brakes
  • Helmets must be worn (included in the hire charge)
  • Last scooter bike rental from Leiterli mountain station: 4.30 p.m.
  • Scooter bikes must be returned by 5.00 p.m.

Availability Today (Monday) open

Betelberg gondola lift

Daily from 12 June to 24 October 2021
8.30–17.00 hours

Stand-Xpress Metsch gondola lift

8 July to 15 August and 23 September to 17 October 2021
from Thursday to Sunday
9.00–17.00 hours
Subject to change without prior notice


Mountain cart hire charge

  • CHF 15.00 Per ride*

* Price excluding cable car ride

Betelberg gondola lift

  • CHF 14.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 11.00 Adults, one-way (Half-Fare travelcard, GA travelcard)
  • CHF 6.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99), one-way

Stand-Xpress Metsch cable car (3 sections*)

  • CHF 33.00 Adults
  • CHF 26.00 Adults (Half-Fare/GA travelcard)
  • CHF 29.00 Adults families**
  • CHF 12.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99)


* Rothenbach Lenk valley station – Metschstand mountain station & Metsch middle station – Rothenbach Lenk valley station

** Family discount: With families, adults receive a discount when purchasing two tickets at the same time (at least one child aged 6–15).

Scooter bike hire charge

  • CHF 13.00 Per ride*
  • CHF 18.00 1 day*

* Price excluding cable car ride

Betelberg gondola lift

  • CHF 27.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 22.00 Adults, one-way (Half-Fare travelcard, GA travelcard)
  • CHF 34.00 Adults, return
  • CHF 28.00 Adults, return (Half-Fare travelcard, GA travelcard)
  • CHF 25.00 Adults families*, one-way
  • CHF 31.00 Adults families*, return
  • CHF 12.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99), one-way
  • CHF 12.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99), return


* Family discount: 
in families, adults receive a discount when purchasing two tickets at the same time (at least one child aged 6 to 15.99).


Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration


The scooter bikes at Betelberg and mountain carts at Metsch complete an unforgettable experience on the mountains. Both summer adventures are always worth interrupting with a break to take in the imposing mountain panoramas. These wide mountain views accompany you throughout your descent on both routes. 


Scooter biking at Betelberg

The scooter bike rides at Betelberg are open to all outdoor fans aged 12 and above when accompanied by an adult (to ride a scooter bike alone, the minimum age is 16).


Mountain carts at Metsch

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

How to get there

Departing hourly from Bern, the RegioExpress Lötschberger will take you directly to Zweisimmen, where you can change to the regional train to Lenk im Simmental. From Lenk railway station, take a bus to the valley stations for the Betelberg and Stand-Xpress gondola lifts.

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