The Lauberhorn and its downhill course with the Tschuggen (right)
|Elevation||2,472 m (8,110 ft)|
|Prominence||122 m (400 ft) |
|Isolation||0.8 kilometres (0.50 mi)|
|Parent 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
The mountain is best known for the Lauberhorn World Cup alpine ski races, held annually in mid-January above Wengen. The downhill course is currently (as of 2016) the longest in the world; its length of 4.48 km (2.78 mi) results in run times of two and a half minutes.
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