Three hours south of Zurich is the popular region of Jungfrau, is home to three rather impressive resorts offering almost two hundred miles of marked piste and miles of good off-piste.
Grindelwald, Wengen and Murren, which are all closely linked by an impressive array of funicular trains, cable cars and other lifts, are reached at first via the sprawling town of Interlaken. These three ridable areas are similar in character.
On the slopes there are great snowboarding possibilities, but off the slopes, they are stuck-up and expensive. All three offer some amazing snowboard terrain, particularly off-piste. One thing that is apparent here is the area's attitude towards the environment, which means a lot of the wooded sections are out of bounds.
Wengen is the most stuck up of the three areas and in the past, has boasted about it's ride area called the Snowboard Valley, but most of the time the management can't be bothered to build it - in truth, Wengen seems to prefer fur clad skiers with pink gins. Grindelwald offers some good intermediate riding, but suffers very long lift queues, while Murren has the least crowded slopes