With its comprehensive range of snowsport-related services, the Destination Gstaad is the perfect place for a pleasant stay.
Winter sports schools
The many ski schools and snow sports provider in the Destination Gstaad offer group and individual tuition on all winter sports equipment to beginners through to advanced skiers and snowboarders alike. There are also special children's skiing nurseries for our little guests.
There are rules on the slopes, as well as on the streets. Please take note of the ten rules that must be followed, in order to prevent accidents. In the link below, you will find a detailed description of the 10 FIS-Rules that apply to the ski slopes. This way you can contribute to your safety and to the safety of others. In case of a serious accident, these rules can have legal implications.
- Be aware that ski slopes also have rules
- Please follow the ten rules, which must be adhered to on the ski slopes
- Help prevent accidents
In Gstaad, Saanen and Rougemont there are ski buses which operate between mid-December to mid-March from 9am to 5pm, every 15 minutes between the railway station and the mountain stations. The use of the ski bus is free for anyone, even without a ski pass.
It is essential that you have the right equipment in order to go skiing. You can hire the necessary items at a range of sports outlets in the Destination Gstaad.
Sustainability on the ski slopes
Together with the Swiss partner Climeworks, the mountain railways of the destination Gstaad is decreasing the difficult to avoid emissions resulting from skiing activities. Winter sports enthusiasts can drop off their KeyCard in one of the boxes at the valley station at the end of the day. For each CHF 5 deposit, Climeworks removes 5kg of CO2 from the air. This is done using a special technology called Direct Air Capture.
The mountain railways are committed to sustainability via different measures. On the roofs of the mountain restaurants La Videmanette and Eggli, as well as on the valley stations Saanersloch and Eggli for example, modern photovoltaic systems have been installed. Additionally, through GPS-supported snow grooming machines and ecological fuel for the snow grooming machines, further resources have been saved. The Ski Bus is also free for everyone – even for those without a ski ticket.