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The Lauberhorn and its downhill course with the Tschuggen (right)
Elevation 2,472 m (8,110 ft)
Prominence 122 m (400 ft)[1]
Parent peak Tschuggen
Lauberhorn is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
Location Bern, Switzerland
Range Bernese Alps

The Lauberhorn is a mountain in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland, located between Wengen and Grindelwald, north of the Kleine Scheidegg. Its summit is at an elevation of 2,472 m (8,110 ft) above sea level.


  • Lauberhorn ski races 1
  • See also 2
  • Notes and references 3
  • External links 4

Lauberhorn ski races

The mountain is best known for the Lauberhorn World Cup alpine ski races, held annually in mid-January above Wengen. The downhill course is the longest in the world; its length of 4.48 km (2.78 mi) results in run times of two and a half minutes.

The Lauberhorn ski races (downhill, slalom, and combined) are among the highest-attended winter sports events in the world, attracting around 30,000 spectators each year.

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps and Google Earth. The key col is located north of the summit at 2,350 m.

External links

  • - (English) - official site
  • - (German) - official site
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