Grindelwald in Switzerland (in the Bernese Oberland region) is a large resort with 30 lifts (10 chair lifts, 13 surface lifts) that offers skiers an incredible 1528 metres (5013 feet) of vertical descent. Grindelwald has 125 acres of terrain over 51 pistes with a total length of 157 kilometers (98 miles). Grindelwald is best suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders with some terrain for beginners but little of interest for advanced skiers. There are 20 kilometers (12 miles) of cross country ski trails at Grindelwald. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and 5 half pipes. About one quarter of the pistes at Grindelwald are covered by snowmaking. The nearest airport is at Bern / Berne and the nearest train station to Grindelwald is at Grindelwald. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Grindelwald.