Leisure activities

Fishing in the Stockhorn’s mountain lakes

With a little luck, it won’t take long for you to catch a fish you can be proud of.

Both of the mountain lakes on the Stockhorn – the Hinterstockensee and the Oberstockensee – are richly stocked with rainbow trout. Equipped with your one-day fishing permit, you are free to come and try your luck at catching them. For groups there is the possibility to rent fishing rods and buy baits in the middle station. Happy fishing!

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Availability Today (Monday) open

From May (once the snow has melted) to mid-November, fishing can take place every day.

Stockhornbahn operating information

17 April to 14 November 2021
Daily, every 30 minutes from 07.50 to 16.50 hours

Subject to change without prior notice



  • CHF 24.00 One-day fishing permit for up to six trout
  • CHF 20.00 Hire of fishing rods per day

Stockhorn cableway: Erlenbach-Chrindi

  • CHF 42.00 Adults 1/1 return
  • CHF 21.00 Concession*, return
  • Purchase RailAway offer
  • *   Concessions: Half-Fare travelcard, GA travelcard, children aged 6 to 15.99

    Children up to the age of 15.99 ride for free with the Junior and Children's Co-travelcard offered by public transport providers.

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


On foot to the lakes

The Hinterstockensee and Oberstockensee mountain lakes are accessible on foot from the Chrindi intermediate station.

Chrindi intermediate station–Hinterstockensee:
Walking time 10 min. / distance approx. 200 m / 40 m elevation difference

Chrindi intermediate station–Oberstockensee:
Walking time 45 min. / distance approx. 1.5 km / 160 m elevation difference

Walking time 35 min. / distance approx. 1.3 km

You can conveniently buy tickets online using the BLS Mobil app.

How to get there

Travel comfortably with the RegioExpress Lötschberger via Berne or Lucerne directly to Erlenbach i.S. From Erlenbach i.S. station it is a 10 to 15 minute walk to the valley station. Simply follow the white signs with the Stockhorn logo.

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