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Ski touring routes in Saanen

Bern, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Saanen. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful ski tours.
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The 10 most beautiful ski touring routes in Saanen

Auf dem Tungelgletscher an einem windigen Tag
Ski Touring · Lenk
Wildhorn (3250 m ü. M.)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
17.8 km
4:49 h
1,662 m
1,662 m
Umgeben von Tungelgletscher und Wildhorngletscher ist das Wildhorn (3248 m ü. M.) der höchste Gipfel in der Region.
Abfahrt von der Fürflue
Ski Touring · Lenk
Rothore (2275 m ü. M.)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
11.2 km
2:15 h
613 m
1,339 m
Schöne und einfach Skitour mit doppeltem Gipfelglück.
Ski Touring · Lauenen
Lauenen - Lauener Rothorn (2275 M.a.s.l)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
7 km
2:59 h
1,028 m
0 m
Challenging ski tour from the mountain village of Lauenen up to the Lauener Rothorn.
Aufstieg Walliser Wispile Lauenen
Ski Touring · Switzerland
Lauenen – Walliser Wispile (1982 M.a.s.l)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
4.5 km
2:04 h
743 m
0 m
The ski tour leads from Lauenen to the Walliser Wispile through beautiful snow-covered winter landscapes. The Walliser Wispile is an ideal destination, especially in the high winter, after abundant fresh snowfall, when a winter storm is raging on the higher peaks around or the danger of avalanches does not allow for longer tours.
Ski Touring · Gsteig
Gsteig - Walliser Wispile (1982 M.a.s.l)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
5.1 km
2:20 h
802 m
2 m
The extension of the Wispile towards Wallis, which rises between the valleys of Lauenen and Gsteig, is always worth a ski tour. Especially in the high winter, when a lot of fresh snow has fallen, a winter storm is raging on the surrounding high alpine peaks or the danger of avalanches does not allow major ski tours, the Walliser Wispile is an ideal destination.
Ski Touring
Rinderberg - Wistätthorn (2362 M.Ü.M)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
8.2 km
2:30 h
759 m
405 m
Beautiful freetouring route from the Rinderberg mountain station via the Gandlouene ridge - Rüwlisepass - Oberer Laseberg - Wistätthorn and subsequent freeride descent to St. Stephan or Turbach.
Ski Touring · Switzerland
The Wild W's: Col du Pillon - Kandersteg
recommended route Difficulty difficult
55.8 km
12:36 h
3,862 m
5,467 m
The tour of several days leads the ski tourer through the most attractive part of the western Bernese Oberland. It starts in the Diablerets massif and leads over the two famous peaks Wildhorn and Wildstrubel. On the tour you will be rewarded with an overwhelming view of the nearby four-thousand-meter peaks of the Valais. The tour lead from hut to hut and require alpine experience.
Blick zu den Gryden
Ski Touring · Lenk
Tube (2107 m ü. M.)
recommended route Difficulty easy
9.3 km
1:13 h
314 m
1,227 m
Konditionell einfache Skitour mit wunderbarem Panorama.
Skitour Destination Gstaad
Ski Touring · Gsteig
Feutersoey – Walighürli (2049 M.a.s.l)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
3.6 km
2:10 h
886 m
0 m
Ski tour from the village of Feutersoey up to the top of the Walighürli. The ski tour leads through fir forests along the Tschärzis up to the plain top of the Walighürli. Different descents on the north and south face are possible (respect Designated wildlife areas!).
Am frühen Morgen bei der Wildhornhütte
Ski Touring · Lenk
Niesehore (2776 m ü. M.)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
13 km
3:39 h
1,220 m
1,222 m
Das Niesehore ist zwar kein Dreitausender, aber trotzdem ein sehr schöner Tourenberg, welcher gut mit anderen Gipfeln kombiniert werden kann.  
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