Snowshoe hikers on the snowshoe trail on Rellerli. ©  CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Yannick Romagnoli / Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus

Beautiful, snowy winter landscape on Rellerli.



The region around Gstaad is well-known for its gentle hilly landscape and idyllic nature. The perfect setting for snowshoeing! Whether on a groomed winter hiking trail or in deep powder – a variety of tours are waiting to be tried out. It’s worth taking a break along the way, unpacking your picnic and enjoying the snow-covered winter landscape and wonderful view. 

 A man’s legs stomping through the snow with snowshoes in front of a spectacular mountain backdrop.

Close-up of legs walking through powdery snow on snowshoes.

©  CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Melanie Uhkoetter / Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus

Snowshoe Tours

The possibilities for snowshoeing are diverse. Whether on groomed trails or in open terrain, high up on the mountain or down in the valley, through snow-covered forests or in alpine terrain – snow sports lovers get their money’s worth in the Bernese Oberland. 

Information and important tips

Snowshoeing trails in the area are signposted with pink boards. Snowshoeing trail routes are not groomed.

  • Plan your route carefully, paying attention to the length, difficulty, weather and snow conditions. Be mindful of your own abilities and do not go off on your own
  • Take appropriate equipment: snowshoes, sticks, sturdy shoes, weatherproof clothing, maps, snacks, emergency blanket
  • Do not stray from the signposted routes/trails
  • Rest at regular intervals
  • Time your route carefully, monitor the changing weather and turn back in good time
  • Respect the natural environment and wild animals
  • Take your rubbish home with you
  • Be considerate of other winter sports enthusiasts
 Two people snowshoeing on a sunny day

Couple hiking through fresh powdery snow with snowshoes.

©  CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Melanie Uhkoetter / ©Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
Nüjeberg Trail - More
©  (c) Destination Gstaad / Melanie Uhkoetter / Ferienregion Gstaad
2:30 h
6,8 km
151 hm
Nüjeberg Trail