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1+ day Snowshoeing around Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt
Zermatt

Join Herbert for this snowshoeing adventure in Switzerland! On this 1 or several day expedition in Zermatt, you will get to experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps!

Private

Alps

1 Day

Jan, Feb, Dec

Fit

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Snoeshoe in the incredible Zermatt Mountains
  • Explore the Swiss Alps with a seasoned guide!
  • Visit the most famous winter resort in Switzerland

Description

Calling those interested to Switzerland! Come join me on this 1+ day snowshoeing adventure in the Zermatt Mountains!

The Zermatt Mountains are located in the south of Switzerland, and are considered some of the most famous in the Swiss Alps. On this 1+ day adventure, you will see why!

After meeting at the base, I will show you how to use the snowshoe equipment so that we can take a leisurely climb through the Zermatt mountainside, where you will get a firsthand view of the Matterhorn and many other incredible peaks! Snowshoe walking in Zermatt is a very nice alternative to skiing on days with bad weather. All I ask is that you be in good physical shape to partake in the activity.

Request to book this trip if you have always wanted to go snowshoeing in Zermatt! It is a great alternative activity to skiing!

Details

Meeting point

Zermatt

About the guide

I am a nature lover who made his hobbies and passion into his profession. I possess only international recognized qualifications. As I am active in the mountains the whole year round my goal is to complement the programmes of the local organizations. My desire is to share with you my joy on the mountains, my knowledge, my experience and to make your stay in Zermatt to an unforgettable experience.

In the following pages you will find a few suggestions and ideas for your holiday in Zermatt. If my ideas or suggestions do not meet your demands, please do not hesitate to let me know what you would like to do and I will create your own personal programme. I am not only active in Zermatt but also everywhere where outdoor activities can be done. It would be a pleasure to accompany you safely and competently in the mountains.

Languages

German | French | English

Residence

Zermatt


What people are saying about -Herbert Luethi

Niklas Warren

5.00

September, 2022

I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.

Roland Brennan

4.00

July, 2022

Great trip. Herby i very very detailed and showed me a lot on my first outdoor climbing adventure

Andy Serkis

4.00

April, 2022

I found the session with Herbert, which included glacier travel safety and crevasse rescue, to be extremely helpful. Thankyou Herbert for your advice, and all the team at Explore-share for connecting us.

Harry Smith

5.00

August, 2020

The guide was very knowledgeable.

Scott Walton

2.00

March, 2020

We were group of 3 with Herbert to the Monte Rosa drop off location. Our group has done lots of heli-skiing, cat skiing, and hiked routes. What we look for in guides is 1) safety 2) matching route to technical ability 3) advice in complex sections 4) having a personality and making the day fun. On safety: Herbert did a good safety briefing and told us where to position ourselves relative to his tracks, that was the extent of his safety. One of our group members fell part-way into a crevasse and was dangling on the ice wall, and he leisurely pulled out his rope to throw it down even after being told there was a very far drop. He routinely skiied out-of-sight of the entire group even in more dangerous sections. If someone had fallen through again, there was no rescuing them as he was the only one with the safety gear. On matching the route the technical ability of the group he did fine, the only part that was an issue was the very long flat ski out (he warned us about this, so we knew it ahead of time, I wouldn't do this route again because of this). On advice/tips for complex routes, he had nothing to offer, and was annoyed when you asked him questions, the only thing he said was "lean forward on your skiis", and didn't try to help anyone who had challenges. On the last part, personality, this was the worst. He was extremely annoyed that he had to help the person out of the crevasse, and even more annoyed that a snowboarder in our group was slower in the flat section. He complained to other ski guides that passed by that he was late for his lunch. When we stopped to break and took pictures he asked us to stop wasting time with taking our phones out. When we asked him if we should bring water (for a 5 hour ski) he said it's no necessary, which was crazy. Overall, it really put a damper on the entire experience, we spent a lot of money and came from Canada to experience this, and he nearly ruined it. He's a really good technical skiier, but has no patience nor does he put an ounce of effort in to making it fun or making people feel safe.

Diane Bryan

5.00

September, 2019

I really wanted to make it to the Hornli Hut at the base of the Matterhorn. I made it because Herbert, my guide, encouraged me to keep going when I was ready to give up. I'm so glad and grateful for his encouragement.

Thomas Reid

5.00

March, 2018

My wife and I had an incredible day with Herbert in Zermatt. Our guide did an excellent job of adjusting the skiing to fit our ability. Would not hesitate to highly recommend Herbert.....thank you for an epic memory.


Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

CHF 640 Each

Group of 2

CHF 320 Each

Group of 3

CHF 232 Each

Group of 4

CHF 186 Each

Group of 5

CHF 155 Each

Group of 6

CHF 140 Each

Group of 7

CHF 129 Each

Group of 8

CHF 119 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Snowshoes can be rented




 

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