The official race accommodation will once again be with the lovely folks at Balmers Herberge, which has been voted one of Europe’s top ten hostels.

Balmer’s Herberge is an all year holiday resort. As the first and oldest private hostel in Switzerland, situated in beautiful Interlaken, they have been providing clean, comfortable, good value accommodation for over 60 years and have perfected the art of making the stay an adventure you won’t forget.

Free wireless internet and a full range of facilities, including a nightclub, store, ticket desk, guest kitchen and relaxation rooms all makes Balmer’s a great place to stay.

The staff is also truly the nicest you will ever find!

For 2012, Balmers have created some great offers for participating teams:

Option 1: Rent a 8-10 bed room that your team share with one more team. Sfr 100 per room per night (per team).
Option 2: Rent a tent at the tent village for Sfr.100.- per night per tent (per team).
Option 3: Rent a private room in the hostel for Sfr. 130.- per room per night (per team).
Option 4: Rent a room in the fancy guest house for Sfr. 200.- per room per night (per team).

These offers are only bookable over e-mail directly to Balmers ( and deadline is end of April 2012! Please note: There is a good chance that these options will be sold out, so make sure to do your booking as soon as possible!

It is not mandatory for teams to stay at Balmers, for other options please visit Interlaken Tourism.

The APEX Team welcomes you to an unforgettable adventure in the most extraordinary and friendly environment!