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Snowshoe Tour: Wetterhorn Grindelwald

The Wetterhorn Snowshoe Tour is an easy trail with impressive views.  Beginning on the outskirts of the idyllic mountain village Grindelwald, the marked route gently climbs along the foothills of the towering Wetterhorn towards Grosse Scheidegg.  Views of the Upper Grindelwald Glacier, First ski resort, and Schynige Platte greet you as you hike through alpine meadows and snow-covered forests.

The rustic mountain hut Ischboden provides a chance to refresh and visit the Alpine Bird Park while the world-famous Eiger north face looms in the distance.  This round trip loops back down to the Wetterhorn carpark, completing an unforgettable winter experience.

Quick Facts

  • 4 hours round trip 
  • 1.5 - 2 hours snowshoeing  
  • Views of the Eiger & Wetterhorn
  • Idyllic mountain village setting
  • Easy hiking
  • Visit the Grindelwald Alpine Bird Park 
  • Minimum age 8
  • Guided by an Outdoor guide

from 79 CHF

from 79 CHF

Trip Details

Single Seat CHF 88 per person
Group 10+ CHF 79 per person 
Private Tour CHF 599 (maximum 8 seats)
Ski Jacket Rental from CHF 15
Ski Pants Rental from CHF 15
Gloves Rental CHF 10

  • Pick up / drop off from designated locations
  • Snowshoes and poles
  • Hiking boots
  • A snack and a drink
  • Transportation
  • Professional guide 

  • Warm winter clothing, including gloves, ski pants, jacket, and beanie
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen 
  • Camera
  • Backpack
  • Extra drinks and snacks if desired

  • Minimum age 8 (under 12 only with adult supervision)
  • Good health is required to participate. Please read our Terms and Conditions 

December - March, depending on snow conditions 

Please check the calendar for the current departure times

  • Winter clothing is available to rent before the trip
  • Snowshoes make walking in deep snow easy
  • The tour takes place outside the mountain village of Grindelwald
  • The Wetterhorn snowshoe trail offers a unique view of the north face of the Eiger
  • This is a great activity for non-skiers who still want a winter experience

Our tours can be affected by weather conditions, however it is difficult to predict exactly how a trip will be impacted until the day of the activity. 

Please make sure we have good contact information for you so we can reach out if your trip is changed or cancelled due to poor conditions. If you have not heard from us, it means we are still planning to run your trip as scheduled, or we have not yet made a final decision based on the forecast.

If we are not able to run your trip, we will try to accommodate you on another date, another activity, or we will issue you a full refund.

Cancellation requests must be made at least 48 hours before trip time to be eligible for a refund. For more details regarding our cancellation policy, please see our full Terms and Conditions

Route

Itinerary

  1. Meet your guide. The meeting point schedule is as follows:  

    Pick up in Interlaken : 15 minutes before trip time at your designated meeting point
    Meeting at the base in Interlaken: 5 minutes before trip time
    Meeting at the shop in Grindelwald: 45 minutes after the listed trip time
     
  2. Prepare equipment
  3. Drive to Grindelwald
  4. Instruction and briefing
  5. 1.5 - 2 hour snowshoe hike along the Wetterhorn loop trail
  6. Return to Interlaken 

 

 

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