Activity overview

An introduction to cross country skiing, perfect for beginners.

Glide gracefully along the valley floor and in this nordic form of skiing. Kandersteg is world famous for cross country skiing, offering nearly 75km of well maintained tracks that cater for all abilities. Your guide will teach all of the essentials and help you get the basics. When your ready the guide will take you through Kandersteg´s large network of tracks, finding the best ones to match your groups ability.

08:30 Meet your guide
08:57 Travel to the rental shop
09:20 Collect equipment
09:50 Warm ups
10:30 Start skiing
12:00 Lunch
12:45 Continue skiing
15:30 Return equipment
16:30 Return to KISC

Price Adult (Age 16+) - CHF 45.00

Price Child (Age 10-15) - CHF 30.00

Price includes: Ski pass, KISC guide, equipment rental

Price doesn’t include: meals (packed lunch)

Guest Cancellation:

  • Less than 7 days before the activity: fee of 50% of the price per person
  • Less than 48 hours in advance: Non refundable


Cross country ski passes are also available unguided for the following prices;

1 Day Pass: CHF 8.00

1 Week Pass: CHF 30.00

Under 16's can cross country ski unguided free of charge

Important information 
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
  • You can leave your outdoor shoes in the rental shop when you collect your cross country ski boots.

Meet the guide at KISC and they will travel with you throughout the day until you return. All transport costs are included in the price of the activity.

  • Ski trousers and jacket, thermal underwear, warm clothes
  • UV/sun protection cream and lip protection (minimum factor 15+)
  • Sun glasses or ski goggles with good UV protection
  • Warm hat and gloves - preferably waterproof
  • Rucksack
  • Full water bottle - minimum 1 litre
  • Reusable lunch box with your packed lunch
Awards & Badges 

By completing this activity, you can get closer to achieving the following Awards and Badges: 

  • Winter Activity Award
  • Ski Award


Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb)
Guided by KISC
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 1 day
Price adult 
CHF 45.00
Price child 
CHF 30.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
COVID Secure
Skiing & Snowboarding
Winter activities
Group size 4 - 12
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years