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Discover the alpine beauty that lies in the Swiss Alps as you glide through untracked powder, surrounded by sparkling glaciers and monumental peaks. If you're up for the challenge, it's an experience you'll never forget. Compare and book a certified guide for your Backcountry Skiing trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Backcountry Skiing selection. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Backcountry Skiing in Switzerland

Why should I choose Switzerland for my Backcountry Skiing adventure?

Variety of terrain

The Swiss Alps offer an extensive range of terrain options, catering to all skill levels, from gentle slopes ideal for beginners to thrilling steep couloirs for experienced skiers. No matter your skill level, you'll find terrain perfectly suited to your abilities.

Pristine snow conditions

With an average of 10 meters of snowfall per year, the Swiss Alps guarantee consistently excellent snow conditions. Here, you can enjoy skiing on deep powder, carving fresh tracks, and gliding down perfectly groomed runs, providing an unpararelled experience on the slopes.

Spectacular Swiss backdrop

The Swiss Alps has some of the world's most breathtaking scenery, and backcountry skiing offers the perfect opportunity to experience first-hand its snow-capped peaks and formidable glaciers.

Safety measures in the Swiss Alps

The Swiss Alps are prone to avalanches, so it's vital to have a solid understanding of avalanche safety. This includes taking an avalanche safety course, learning how to assess avalanche terrain, and carrying the proper avalanche safety gear.

How to get to the Swiss Alps

There are many ways to get to the Swiss Alps including by plane, bus transportation, via train or driving; however, it's important to note that the roads in the Alps can be narrow and winding, so it's not a good option if you're not comfortable driving in mountainous terrain.

Once you're in the Alps, you can get around by train, bus, or car. There are also plenty of hiking trails and ski lifts that will take you to the best spots in the mountains.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Switzerland region?

Switzerland has four official languages: German, French, Italian and Romansh

Switzerland Country Code

+41

Swiss Currency

Swiss Franc

Best Time to visit the Swiss Alps

December to early April

What people are saying about Backcountry Skiing | Swiss Alps

Adrien

4.00

Very good experience. Great guide. Bad weather but we managed to really enjoy the weekend. Thanks!

5.00

Plus de temps doit être consacré à la familiarisation de l'équipement qu'on portait dans nos sacs, pelle, sonde. Quoi faire si le guide est emporté par une avalanche, une deuxième radio devrait être porté par un des clients, comment utiliser les émetteurs de détresse lors d'une recherche.

dan

5.00

Gilbert was great company and found a really cool location despite difficult conditions off piste

Ben

5.00

Have just finished 3 days skiing every mountain in Zermatt with Herbert He is an excellent guide and I look forward to skiing with him again

Michelle

5.00

Hi Gilbert, We are back home. We want to thank you once again. In our companies we are used to cooperate with profis and you are a real profesional. The last 3 days in Verbier were exciting, even demanding. Thank you very much and have a good and safe season!!!

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