International Club of Berne

Winter Sports Day at Schwarzsee

Sunday, 6th January 2019 at 10:15am

Location: Meet at Berne train station

This event is in the past.

When     Wednesday, 2 January

Where    Berne train station Treffpunkt at 10:15, or short-term parking at                 10:40 (share autos, CHF 15)

Contact   Graham Tritt

Deadline  Please register by 29 December. Alternative date: 6 January

We go to Schwarzsee, by train from Berne at 10:34, connecting with a bus from Fribourg at 11:03. In Schwarzsee, we meet between 12:00–13:00 for a drink or snack at Restaurant Gypsera, next to the lake and parking below the ski lifts.

Schwarzsee is great for winter sports of all kinds. If frozen, the lake may be open for walking and skating.

A cross-country ski trail winds around the lake. Sledgers and ski learners can use the hill near the Gypsera, while skiers take the chairlifts upwards (see Between 16:00–17:00, we meet for a snack in the Hostellerie overlooking the lake (

At the Hostellerie, equipment can be rented. There is also a wellness area and you can visit the spectacular Ice Palace (see


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Graham wrote
at 8:44pm on Sunday, 6th January 2019
My son and his family came, weather was great.
Graham wrote
at 3:46pm on Thursday, 3rd January 2019
We are four persons, but the snow is not good.


Snow report:
Pistes and Lifts
Opening times 08:30 - 16:30
Piste conditions good
Open lifts 2 of 4
Open slopes 5 km of 20 km
Valley ski-run good
Toboggan run open

Weather: Sunday partly cloudy, 1° - 5°

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By Graham on 26th July

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