Surprise snowshoe hike

Surprise snowshoe hike with raclette in the snow at the top of the mountain

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You might get some muscle pain but won’t be disappointed by this surprise hike! Stunning autumn colours in the forest on our way up… To the snow! Once we reach the snow, we put snowshoes on and make our way to the summit which will offer us the most beautiful views of the area! We will then have an exclusive lunch up there: raclette in the snow!After lunch, we start our descent on another stunning trail.

Gorgeous amber autumn foliage, fun in the snow, impressive ridges, breathtaking views and yummy food in a very special atmosphere… You will surely love the surprise destination!

Surprise snowshoeing hike

What’s the plan?

Meet at Zurich HB, under the blue angel at 07:00. We will then tell you where we’re going! No need to buy your train ticket in advance. The train journey is less than 1 hour. Return to Zurich HB around 18:00.

Technical information

-Distance: 15km
-Ascent: 1500m
-Descent: 1500m
-Walking duration: 7h


This is a long and difficult hike. To join this event, you need to be a very fit hiker, and you should not be afraid of heights as there are some narrow ridges. Make sure that you can fix snowshoes on your backpack as we will have to carry them for approx. half of the time.

Kit list

Clothing Essentials

-Winter hiking boots
-Base layers
-Hiking trousers
-Down jacket
-Waterproof jacket
-Sun hat
-Sun glasses
-Warm hat
-Thin gloves
-Thick gloves

Technical gear

-Hiking backpack (20-30L)
-Waterproof inner bags or bin bags
-Snowshoes and poles (can be rented out – see “Equipment rental”)


-Thermal bottle with tea


-Sun screen and lip protector
-Plasters and basic medicine

Equipment rental

You have the possibility to rent snowshoes and poles for an additional CHF 15.


The price for this event is CHF 100.

Included in price

-Guided hike and snowshoe hike in a surprise stunning destination with 2 mountain leaders
-Exclusive lunch in the snow at the top of the mountain
-A glass of wine to celebrate the climb and to go with the raclette

Not included in price

-Transport (the train journey costs CHF 27.80 with 1/2 fare travel card or CHF 55.60 without)
-Water and snacks

Group size

Min. 4 participants
Max. 10 participants

By signing up for this event, you agree that you have read, understood and will adhere to our Terms and Conditions.



13 Nov 2021


7:00 am - 6:00 pm


CHF 100.00


Zurich HB Main Station
Bahnhofpl., Zürich, Switzerland

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