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Snowshoeing day in Toggenburg, near Zurich

Join a certified guide in the snowy hills of Toggenburg in Switzerland for a day of enchanting snowshoeing on a program in the breathtaking Alps and the immaculate scenery near Zurich.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Enjoy four to five hours of snowshoeing in a gorgeous Alpine setting.

  • Discover a world-renowned region with a knowledgeable and certified guide.

  • Immerse yourself in mountain culture on an historic winter activity.


Take a peaceful winter tour near Zurich and relish in a guided snowshoeing program in Toggenburg! Spend a few hours cruising through iconic Swiss scenery and discover the magic in the snow steps of the Alps!

Snowshoeing is a fun activity for everyone to enjoy. It has been part of mountain culture, particularly in the Alps, for centuries, playing a major role in the development of early civilizations and their lifestyles. First conceived for hunting and gathering in the winter months, snowshoes have evolved into modern movement tools that we can enjoy today in a variety of ways – even recreation.

Your program is designed for just that – giving you a fulfilling day out in the snow and appreciating the incredible scenery in the Zurich area. We will be exploring Toggenburg, a stunning Swiss region with a deep connection to history and the land. The valley includes amazing mountain views while strolling past quaint architecture.

You have the option to travel through a variety of terrain, all within the safe guidance and instruction. My local knowledge will help us find the best views and sights while taking in the unique nature of the Swiss Alps. By beginning our tour at 10:00am, we will have the morning and afternoon to get lost in the blanketed beauty of the snow. It is a delight to meander through the charming area. You will undoubtedly find yourself at peace every step of the way.

I will also teach you some basic snowshoeing techniques. Along with learning to walk properly on the equipment, you will learn about its development over time and I would be happy to share some tricks and techniques that I’ve picked up from the sport.

All are welcome to join. It is an activity that requires a general fitness level and a passion for the snowy outdoors. Once you get on the snow, you will understand why snowshoeing is such an amazing experience, particularly in the Swiss Alps surrounding Zurich and Toggenburg.

Book this fascinating Toggenburg snowshoeing day program NOW and explore the area near Zurich for a magnificent Switzerland adventure!

If you want a bit more excitement, we can try a two-day glacier hike from Kanderfirn to Lotschental!


More info

Six (6) participants are required for a guaranteed program departure.

Meeting point

The location will be announced shortly before the tour and we will meet at 10:00am. Contact me upon booking for further information on our meeting location.


About the guide

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Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Kyriakos, Daniel, Andrej, Tobias, Bernd, Herbert, Guy and Noé) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Switzerland.

Whether you wish to climb the Matterhorn, Eiger, Jungfrau or Monch, or enjoy amazing freeride or ski touring days around Verbier or Zermatt, among other great options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Tomas will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 540 each

Group of 2

CHF 270 each

Group of 3

CHF 180 each

Group of 4

CHF 135 each

Group of 5

CHF 108 each

Group of 6

CHF 90 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price includes the guiding fee, snowshoes, and required avalanche transceiver.

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