Oeschinensee Snowshoe Tour KISC

Activity overview

Take a cable car up into the mountains where you will trek through the untracked snow and admire the beautiful views of Oeschinensee.
An intermediate snowshoeing tour that starts and finishes at the top of Oeschinensee Gondola. This tour winds through the beautiful snowy forests too Oeschinensee. Here you will see spectacular views of the lake and Blüemlisalp. Once at the lake you can relax in the cafe whilst admiring the view or maybe even walk on the frozen lake.
Schedule 

Please check the opening hours of the gondola as these vary throughout the season.

Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 35.80

Price Youth: CHF 35.80

Price Child: CHF 25.40

Price includes: Gondola return ticket, snowshoe rental

Price does not include: Lunch or drinks, guide

Important information 

A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group.

Transport 

By Road: 20 minutes

  • Once at the bottom  of the gondola station, you need to take the gondola to the top to begin the hike.            

By Bus: 30 minutes

  • Buses leave from KISC to Kandersteg train station hourly between 07:57 and 17:57
  • At some busy times in the day, the bus will continue from the train station to the gondola station however the availability of this will vary.                           
Example timetable from KISC to Oeschinensee gondola bottom station. (Times vary depending on queues at the gondola station)
 
Bus departs from KISC 08:55
Arrive at Kandersteg train station 09:06
Arrive at Oeschinensee gondola bottom station 09:20
Arrive at Oeschinensee gondola top station 09:27
Equipment 
  • 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
Awards & Badges 

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

  • Winter Activity Award
  • Swiss Explorer Award
  • High Adventure Award

Activity

Season 
Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb)
Availability 
17.12.2018 to 31.03.2019
Guidance 
Self-guided
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 2 hours
Difficulty 
Price adult 
CHF 35.80
Price youth 
CHF 35.80
Price child 
CHF 25.40
Programme theme 
More adventure
Category 
Hiking
Winter activities
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size no limit
Minimum age limit 
from 12 years

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