Brunni-Alpthal: The Perfect Family Resort
In the hustle and bustle of our busy lives, we do not get time for our loved ones or even for ourselves. We overlook the simple yet most cherished things of life- space, solitude and time. So, why not take a break from your routine this winter? Plan a winter break with your family to the beautiful ski resort of Brunni-Alpthal and enjoy the various winter activities offered there. The ski resort offers various winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, and other recreational activities. Even the little ones are not left behind. There are ski schools and other facilities for children. Visit this ski resort and have a gala time with your family and children amidst the panoramic vistas. The snow, beautiful landscapes and fun activities are the perfect ingredients for a satisfying and pleasant winter
About the Place
The ski resort Brunni-Alpthal located in Alpthal, Switzerland awaits you to have a delightful winter experience in the beautiful valleys of the Alps. At 1100 m (3608 ft.) above the sea level, this lovely ski resort is mostly fog free. The summit is 1405 m (4609 ft.) and the total vertical descent is 305 m (1000 ft.). This exclusive ski resort is situated at the foot of the splendid Mythen Mountains and guarantees reliable snow conditions. With runs of various difficulties available in the ski area, fun is guaranteed for everyone in the family. All runs can be seen from the majestic sun terrace located at the bottom of the lift; sit there and comfortably watch your children while they are enjoying their vacation. The runs are wide, unobstructed and groomed daily for your safety.
Base Elevation: 1100 m
Summit Elevation: 1200 m
Vertical Drop: 100 m
There are 7 lifts in the ski resort which transport guests to various parts of the ski resort. Of these, there are 6 surface lifts and one gondola lift. The total distance covered by these lifts is 0.52 km (0.32 mi). These lifts have an average capacity of 1000 passengers per hour; this means that the waiting time is relatively short.The operating time of the lifts is 9 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. Half-day passes starting at 12 a.m. are also available. The ski resort offers transferrable ski passes (10-ride or 20-ride passes) that can be used by an unlimited number of people. These cards are valid for a year from their date of purchase. Besides, you can avail various combination tickets suiting your needs. The ski resort promises loads of fun for you and your loved ones. Plan a vacation to this ski resort to have a fun time with your loved ones this upcoming winter.
There are 12 runs in this area which offer great skiing opportunities. The total skiable distance is 14.5 km (9 mi). The runs are perfect for beginners and young children. The longest run is 1.6 km (1 mi) long. The ski resort does not offer black slopes but it offers family-friendly slopes where every member of the family can enjoy skiing.
Blue Slopes - About 58% of the total ski area consists of blue slopes. These slopes are wide and easy. They offer perfect conditions to beginners and children. Watch your children taking their first steps in skiing on these slopes. Apart from the well-groomed blue slopes, there are various ski schools available in the area where you can enroll and learn skiing under professional trainers.
Red Slopes - The remaining 42% of the slopes in the region are at the intermediate level. Anyone who wants to upgrade their skiing skills can try these red slopes. They are more challenging than the blue slopes and perfect for the grown-ups of the family. While the kids can enjoy skiing on the blue slopes, the red slopes are perfect for the parents.
This age-old winter past time is still popular even today. The ski resort offers tobogganing facilities. Experience the thrill of sliding down the snowy slopes on a sled. Tobogganing under the warm, cozy winter sun takes the experience to just another level. The cool crisp winter airbrushing your face and the soothing warmth of the sun makes the experience truly amazing. The toboggan run with an elevation difference of 200 m (656 ft.) is suitable for children and adults. It is suitable for plastic bobs, Davos sleds, and toboggans. The ski area and toboggan runs are separate so that you can enjoy uninterrupted tobogganing with your loved ones.
And if you are still not satisfied with tobogganing in broad daylight, you can even enjoy this recreational activity at night! The toboggan run is well-lit with floodlights and proper measures are taken for your safety. The night tobogganing facility is open after 5 p.m. every Saturday. Rent a toboggan from the toboggan rental shop or bring your sleighs and enjoy your vacation sliding down the slopes. Tobogganing is fun but it also makes you hungry. After racing down the hills under the beautiful starry sky, what’s better than a tasty fondue in a cozy piste? Enjoy the mouth-watering Swiss cheese specialty after your tobogganing adventure.
The white, pure winter beauty and panoramic vistas can captivate anyone. The snow clad mountains, the snow-covered canopies, and snowy winter landscape as far as your eyes can see, are truly mesmerizing. The view from the top is breath-taking. For all the nature enthusiasts and thrill-seeking people, the ski resort offers winter hiking trails of about 21 km (13 mi.). Winter hiking is surely the best way to take a break from your mundane life. Appreciate the beauty of these mountains; the majestic landscapes will surely rejuvenate your soul. If you seek solitude, winter hiking may be the best option for you. The ski resort also offers 10 km (6.2 mi) of high-altitude hiking trails. So, whether you are a person seeking some fresh air or an adventurer looking for some thrill, the ski-resort takes care of everyone’s needs.
Realize your childhood dream with this special winter adventure. Be a copilot of our 250 HP Snowcat for 30 minutes. And what’s more attractive is the fact that children under the age of 5 can also experience this unique adventure provided that they are accompanied by an adult. You also get to see the know-how’s of grooming the slopes from your professional and experienced guide. This is one hell of an amazing ride. Either a single person can enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience for 30 minutes straight or 2 members of the same family can enjoy the ride for 15 minutes each. You need to register for this fun ride in advance at the ski lift Brunni ticket office.
The varied winter playground of the ski resort is situated directly at the ski lift Brunni. There is a myriad of fun winter games available for children- snow blades, snowball tongs, kettles, mini-slides, and many others. Your small ones can enjoy the most favorite winter past time of building snowmen at these parks. All the necessary equipment like kettle, utensils, and shawl are provided at the playground. What’s more exciting than snowman is that they can build igloos. Special snow forms available can be used to build snow blocks. There is a mini-slide for the youngest sportsmen. Children love vehicles. The playground offers a range of special vehicles and children’s toys such as play mobile snowmobiles, trucks, and so on.
Snowball battles are the most exciting for children and adults alike. Snowball tongs are provided in the playground area where you can shape your snowball and get ready for fearsome snowball fights. Picnic tables are also available in the playground where you can relax under the sun and watch your little ones having fun. You are also allowed to bring your own food.
Snow garden- Snow Kids Village
Place your child under the care of professional trainers in this ski school. Children from the age of three can be placed in this school. The mascot, Pinocchio, aids in fun-learning of ski skills. This terrain is specially reserved for the young ones. The class lasts for an hour from 12:30 to 13:30.
Family Fun Park
There is a fun park designed for the whole family. The fun park ensures a great time for every member of the family- from young children to grandparents. This Fun Park is tailored to the requirements of beginners and freestyle beginners. The various fun elements of the park include high five, smiley welcome, tunnel, sand sack, rainbow ride and much more. All the equipment in the park is safe and child-friendly. There are various practice elements in the park where children can hone their skiing skills.
Bruuni-Alpthal is the ideal winter destination for you to have fun with your family this upcoming winter. The ski resort is family-friendly and caters to the needs of each and every member of the family. Plan a trip to this ski resort and have a happy family time this winter. You won’t regret it, we promise!