Trail Running

The mountains, the sport, the challenge, the Swiss experience – alpine trail running brings it all together. Newcomers and experienced runners alike will discover their favourite routes in Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg, from the banks of the Engstlige to vantage points high above Kandersteg.

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The Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg trail running region means:

  • Different levels of difficulty – both on the valley floor and on the mountain, everyone will find their favourite trail.
  • World-famous scenery – our trails cover picture-postcard areas such as the Gemmi Pass and Via Alpina.
  • Professional backup – runners can have specialist support where they are staying and on the trail if required.
  • Record-breaking opportunities – we regularly host international mountain running events to take part in or cheer on from the sidelines.

Tour Tips

Fortuna Trails - Learn more

Fortuna Trails

<p>Zwei Trailrunner auf dem Fortuna-Trail</p> ©  TALK (Tourismus Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg) AG

Running in the mountains is liberating – and these trail running routes are among the most beautiful in the destination.

Silva Trails - Learn more

Silva Trails

<p>Drei Trailrunner auf der Tschentenalp</p> ©  TALK (Tourismus Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg) AG

These relatively flat but spectacular trails often lead through the forest. They are our mental regenerators that get runners back in their flow in no time.

Vista Trails - Learn more

Vista Trails

<p>Zwei Personen beim Trail running</p> ©  TALK (Tourismus Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg) AG

Wild valleys, impressive mountain ranges: our vista trails lead to the most impressive viewpoints.

Niva Trails - Learn more

Niva Trails

<p>Fünf Trailrunner auf dem Weg zur Tschentenalp</p> ©  TALK (Tourismus Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg) AG

The narrow, high-altitude routes in this category are challenging, but the sense of satisfaction is all the greater for it.

Tips and Tricks - Learn more

Tips and Tricks

<p>Zwei Trailrunner bei Sonnenuntergang</p> ©  TALK (Tourismus Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg) AG

Once you have experienced this world, stood at the very top and experienced the indescribable feeling of having accomplished something, you will come back a changed person.

Tour planner

Looking is good, walking is better: our tour planner helps you plan your own routes.

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Trailrunning Events

From the Vogellisi Mountain Run to Wildstrubel by UTMB – popular trailrunning events of all kinds have a long tradition in Adelboden-Lenk-Kandersteg.


Serving up a hearty breakfast and some great tips, these trail-running hotels have tailored their services to the needs of runners.