Scout climbing at Winteregg Kandersteg Switzerland

Activity overview

The perfect activity for any group interested in learning the basics of rock climbing, or for intermediate climbers looking to get to the next level.

Our guide takes you straight up to Winteregg (1'908m) with the Summbüel cable car, and you will spend the whole day exploring the different climbing areas. The focus is on learning in a challenging and fun environment. Basic skills include equipment selection, knots and ropework, belaying, movement and climbing techniques. Our guides will ensure safety and set up climbs tailored to the ability of the group. 

Schedule 

This is only a guide. Times might change according to the weather and the group’s ability.

08:30 Meet your staff guide in front of the Chalet, check equipment and walk to the Sunnbüel cable car
09:00 Ride up the cable car and walk to the Winteregg climbing area
09:30 Introduction to climbing equipment and safety
10:00 Take turns climbing and learn to belay with instruction from our staff
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Climb some more, moving to more advanced areas
16:00 Evaluate the day, pack up equipment and walk to the cable car
16:30 Cable car down and walk back to KISC
17:00 Arrive at the Centre
Pricing 

Price Adult: CHF 31.00

Price Child:  CHF 31.00

Price includes: KISC Guide, return cable car tickets, climbing equipment

Price does not include: Meals (packed lunch)

Guest Cancellation:

  • Less than 7 days before activity: fee of 50% of the price per person
  • Less than 48 hours in advance: Non-refundable
Important information 
  • This Activity is not available on Sundays
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group
Equipment 
  • Rucksack - lightweight and water resistant
  • Hiking boots with ankle support - trainers or shoes without ankle support are not acceptable.
  • Waterproof jacket waterproof trousers
  • Water bottle (minimum 2 litres)
  • Warm clothing (long trousers and fleece, no jeans)
  • Sun protection (hat, sun cream and sunglasses)
  • Warm hat
  • Special medication (asthma inhalers, etc)
  • Packed food
  • Pocket money (optional)
Awards & Badges 

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

  • High Adventure Award

Activity

Season 
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Availability 
02.07.2019 to 04.09.2019
Guidance 
Guided by KISC
Location 
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 1 day
Difficulty 
Price adult 
CHF 31.00
Price child 
CHF 31.00
Programme theme 
High Adventure
Category 
Climbing
Suitability 
Scouts
Explorers
Rovers
Group size 4 - 12
Minimum age limit 
from 10 years