Schilthorn - Mürren
The Highest Ski Area of the Bernese Oberland
It just takes 32 minutes by cable car to reach the summit of the Schilthorn at 2970 mamsl. Steep slopes, long downhill runs, a modern transport system, cosy pubs and a breathtaking panorama. Sledging enthusiasts can enjoy speedy descents to Mürren. Find tranquillity and relaxation on an extensive network of winter hiking trails.
The Inferno Race
The Inferno Race in the Swiss Alpine resort of Mürren was organized for the first time in 1928 by a group of "ski-crazy" Englishmen. Today it is the largest amateur skiing race in the world. This spectacular annual event has become so popular that it had to be limited to 1850 competitors. The course covers 15.8 kilometres of contrasting terrain and topography, and is open to the skiing public outside racing times.
The Inferno Triathlon
The Inferno Triathlon, with its ascent of 5500 metres, is one of the toughest in the world and already ranks as a classic. The unforgettable encounter with nature in the incomparable Alpine world of the Bernese Oberland and the easy-going atmosphere make the Inferno Triathlon a most impressive challenge.
Mürren and Schilthorn in Summertime
Experience the splendour of the Alpine spring. Discover the fauna and flora of the mountain world in clear, fresh summer air. On short as well as on longer hikes you will find undisturbed nature between high mountains, deep valleys, lakes and waterfalls.
The Revolving Restaurant Piz Gloria
The restaurant offers 400 seats, arranged on two revolving solar-powered platforms. You can enjoy the panoramic view from every seat. The view extends from the Titlis, along Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau to Mont Blanc and far across the low lands to the Black Forest. Discover more than 200 mountain peaks, innumerable glaciers and lakes, while enjoying your culinary delicacies.
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Various scenes of the James Bond film "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" were shot at Lauterbrunnen while Piz Gloria and Schilthorn were shown as the enemy’s headquarters in the Alps. Nowadays James Bond fans are shown video clips of the movie on the Schilthorn and of course Bond’s favourite Martini is served at the James Bond-Bar. James Bond breakfast, a huge buffet is served daily in the Piz Gloria restaurant.