Moonlight Snowshoe Tour

Experience the Alps in a completely unique way by snowshoeing under the light of a full moon. The tranquillity of night and the gentle glow of moonlight create a magical atmosphere for exploring a winter hiking trail. You will enjoy some mulled wine during a short break before looping back through snow-covered forests and meadows to complete the tour.

Tour Details

  • Fitness Level: Basic
  • Experience Level: Beginner

No prior snowshoeing experience is required. This tour is suited to anyone who enjoys being active outdoors. A hiking duration of 2 hours involving some uphill sections should not be a problem for you.

Group Tour (4-6 participants)

CHF 145 per person  

Private Tour

1-3 people CHF 550 per group
4-6 people CHF 145 per person


To book a private tour please contact us:

0041 (0)33 224 07 01


Full Moon Snowshoe Tour in Grindelwald

Meet your mountain guide at the Outdoor Shop and Café in Grindelwald and then ride to Oberer Gletcher, where you will begin your moonlit snowshoe hike. Return by minibus to Grindelwald around 9:30pm.

Season December - March
Departures for official tours Click the "Check Availability" button to open the calendar
Departures for private tours Private tours can be booked daily
Meeting point 6:30pm Outdoor Shop and Café - Dorfstrasse 103, 3818 Grindelwald


  • Guiding from a licenced mountain guide/ aspirant guide
  • His or her expenses
  • Technical equipment (snowshoes, poles, avalanche equipment)
  • A cup of mulled wine


  • 20-25l


  • Warm, functional clothing
  • Rain jacket
  • Mountaineering or hiking pants
  • Gloves
  • Beanie or headband
  • Thermal underwear 


  • Solid and warm winter or hiking boots

Technical Equipment

  • Robust snow shoes with tele crampons
  • Ski poles (preferrably telescopic)
  • LVS (avalanche transceiver)
  • Avalanche probe
  • Avalanche shovel
  • Headlamp
  • Gaiters (optional)


Quick Facts

  • Snowshoe experience by night
  • 1/2 Day
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Fitness Level: Basic
  • Groups of max. 6 people
  • A cup of mulled wine on the way
  • Equipment rental included
  • Guided by mountain guide/ aspirant guide

from 145 CHF

from 145 CHF

Closest Bookable Dates

Dates Available seats
02.01.23 more than 3
01.02.23 more than 3
02.03.23 more than 3
01.04.23 more than 3

General Information for Mountaineering School

Our team is here for you. If you have any questions, please contact us or visit us in our shop in Grindelwald. We are happy to help!

OUTDOOR - Mountaineering School Grindelwald

Dorfstrasse 103
3818 Grindelwald

0041 (0)33 224 07 01


Trip status for group courses

1-2 days before your tour or course we will review the weather forecast and conditions with the mountain guide to determine if we can operate. We will contact you by phone with an update.

Minimum of participants (group tours)

As soon as the minimum number of participants is reached, we will send you a confirmation by email.


If we have to cancel your tour, you have the option to reschedule to a new date, or you will receive a full refund.


Please refer to the equipment list for your tour or course. At our shop in Grindelwald, you can purchase technical equipment, mountain clothing, shoes, and backpacks. We also have technical equipment available for rent.


Choose functional clothing that is moisture-wicking and quick-drying. Dress in layers so you can easily react to temperature changes. The range at our shop in Grindelwald is tailored to mountain tours and our expert staff are happy to advise you on the best clothing for your tour or course.


Lunch is not included in the offer. We recommend bringing bars, dried fruits, nuts, or a sandwich. The amount you will need to drink depends on your individual needs and the length of the tour. We recommend .75 -1.5 liters of water, warm tea, isotonic drinks, or whatever you prefer. We also recommend that you hydrate enough the day before, so your body is well prepared for the tour.


A mountain hut is not a hotel. Running water is not guaranteed and electricity is not available everywhere, so it is not always possible to charge batteries or phones. If you have special dietary needs, please inform us in advance so we can make arrangements with the hut.


Our tours and courses are led by IVBV certified mountain guides or mountain guide aspirants. We prioritise your safety by requiring regular training to ensure our guides have relevant, up to date knowledge. Outdoor is certified by the Swiss Council for Accident Prevention (BFU) and our safety and emergency concepts are audited by this organization annually.

General terms of contract

Our General Terms and Conditions apply. 

General Terms and Conditions

You don't own the equpiment needed? Rent it from us:

Winter rentals

Summer rentals

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