Activity overview

Snowshoeing, sledding and curling. Experience all of these winter activities, all in one day!

Take the Gondola to Oeschinensee where you will snowshoe the untracked forest in the UNESCO world heritage site.  Shoot down the sled run back to Kandersteg where you spend the afternoon trying your hand at the unique sport of curling.  A great day of fun and a great way to experience three different winter sports.

 
Schedule 

This is only a guide, times may vary depending on the weather conditions and the group’s ability.

08:30 Meet your guide at the centre for equipment check. Then collect your snowshoes, sleds & prepare to leave.
09:00 Start walking to the Oeschinensee gondola
09:30 Arrive at the bottom gondola station and ride it to the top
09:50 Start snowshoeing at Oeschinensee
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Snowshoe back to the gondola
13:30 Sled back down to Kandersteg
15:30 Arrive at the curling hall
16:30 Depart curling hall 
17:00 Arrive back at KISC
Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 50.00

Price Youth: CHF 50.00

Price Child: CHF 40.00

Price includes: KISC guide, snowshoe rental, sled rental, gondola tickets

Price does not include: helmets (these are compulsory), 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
Important information 
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
  • Helmets are compulsory and are available to rent through KISC
Transport 

Meet the guide at KISC and they will travel with you throughout the day until you return. Oeschinensee gondola tickets are included in the price of the activity.

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
  • Reusable lunch box with your packed lunch
  • The ski passes that your ski guide gives you!
  • Your skis/snowboards and poles (if not hiring)
  • Ski/snowboard boots
  • Helmet (compulsory for guided skiing, snowboarding or sledding, strongly recommended for unguided activities)
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
  • Eco Award

Activity

Season 
Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb)
Availability 
28.12.2018 to 05.03.2019
Guidance 
Guided by KISC
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 1 day
Difficulty 
Price adult 
CHF 50.00
Price youth 
CHF 50.00
Price child 
CHF 40.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Hiking
Winter activities
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 4 - 15
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years