Snowshoe hike in the Turbach valley


Discover the delights of the picturesque Turbach valley near Gstaad on this advanced snowshoe hike.

Following the steep ascent to the Giferhüttli you will have the opportunity to take in the stunning views of the snow-capped mountains and forests before returning along the same route to your starting point.


Parkplatz Wasserngrat-Gräbi-Bachegg-Alp Berzgumm-Giferhüttli-Alp Berzgumm-Bachegg-Gräbi-Parkplatz Wasserngrat. This is an unmarked route.

Level of difficulty

The red route is suitable for experienced snowshoers. An adaptable technique, sure footedness and a good head for heights are required to navigate the relatively steep terrain with a number of very steep and exposed parts on both the ascent and descent. Good physical condition is essential.

Hiking time approx. 3 hrs
Distance approx. 5 km
Altitude difference 670 m


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Timetable information

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Timetable 12.182


Skiklubhüttli at Wasserngratbahn base station.

Snowshoe hire

From various sports shops in Gstaad.

Contact details

Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
Promenade 41
CH - 3780 Gstaad

+41 33 748 81 81