Bikes & e-bikes

Sunnbüel Freeride Trail

Running from Sunnbüel to Kandersteg, the Freeride Trail offers numerous jumps, banked turns and wooden ramps.

The majority of the 4,700-metre trail runs along the former Sunnbüel downhill ski run. The start is located directly by the Sunnbüel mountain station at 1,934 metres above sea level. It runs along the walking trail in some spots. Walkers thus also have the opportunity to watch the cyclists on this spectacular route.

Availability

Kandersteg-Sunnbüel aerial cableway, summer

28 May to 24 June 2022 09.00–16.30 hours
25 June to 14 August 2022 08.00–17.30 hours
15 August to 31 August 2022 08.30–16.30 hours
1 October to 31 October 2022 09.00–16.30 hours

Owing to the hunting season, the freeride trail is closed from 1 to 30 September each year.

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Kandersteg–Sunnbüel incl. bicycle transport / adults

  • CHF 39.00 Day ticket
  • CHF 29.00 5 hours card
  • CHF 290.00 Season ticket Sunnbüel

Kandersteg–Sunnbüel incl. bicycle transport / children

  • CHF 26.00 Day ticket
  • CHF 21.00 5 hours card
  • CHF 180.00 Season ticket Sunnbüel

Downhill mountain biking equipment rental prices

  • CHF 90.00 Bike
  • CHF 20.00 Protective gear
  • CHF 20.00 Full-face helmet

Downhill mountain bikes, protective gear and full-face helmets can be hired from Grossen Sport in Kandersteg.

*Half-day from 1.30 p.m.

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

MagicBlue Kandersteg

Deep-blue Lake Oeschinen lying in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hidden Arven lakes on Sunnbüel, and the inviting Allmenalp above its four waterfalls. It’s not only the MagicBlue Pass that raises the curtain on these three natural stages in Kandersteg. Because hotel guests can now also enjoy excursions to the magic of the Alps without any worries – from three overnight stays in Kandersteg, mountain transport is included in the price. 

  • MagicBlue-Pass 1 PASS, 2 LAKES, 3 CABLE CARS (Oeschinensee, Sunnbüel, Allmenalp)
  • MagicBlue + From just 3 overnight stays, enjoy MagicBlue experiences for free.

Trail

The bike trail from Sunnbüel to Kandersteg is suitable for both crack downhill mountain bikers and all-round bikers.

  • Description: downhill run with obstacles
  • Length: approx. 4.7 km
  • Elevation difference: 720 m
  • Highlights: 25 jumps, 12 tables, 1 drop, 10 gaps, 105 steep turns, 1 wall, jump line and chicken run
  • Liability: the Downhill Mountainbiking Association cannot accept any liability for accidents. The route rules must be complied with.

How to get there

Travel comfortably by train to Kandersteg. Bus no. 241 will take you to the Sunnbüel valley station within 10 minutes.

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