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Springenboden snow-shoe trail

Snowshoe route
Time required: 3 hoursLength: 5.30 km


January, February, March, December


Naturpark Diemtigtal
Bahnhofstrasse 20
3753 Oey
Tel. +41 (0)33 681 26 06

Naturpark Diemtigtal - Signposted snow-shoe trail (circular hiking trail) on the sun terrace of the Diemtigtal Nature Park .

The starting point of this snow-shoe trail (circular hiking trail, 5 km) is the parking place Gsässweid-Springenboden. The trail is signposted, the traces are made by yourself. After an unhurried ascent to the Alp Ottenschwand, there are wonderful panoramic views over the Diemtigtal and the Simmental. From the highest point at 1640 m, the descent passes snow-cowered alpine cabins, sunny alps and leads you to the forest "Ahorni". With the help of your fantasy, the fir trees look like enormous snow-sculptures. After the hike you warm up in one of the restaurants at the starting point.



5.30 km
Vertical heigth
298 m
Altitude difference ascent
298 m
Altitude difference descent
298 m
Time required
3 hours
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map


Equipment rent

Snow-shoe rental:
Gasthaus Gässweid
Tel. +41 (0)33 681 15 32


Snow-shoe trail, Bernese hiking trails

Safety advices

Snow-shoe walking off marked trails or without experienced accompanying persons is only to be recommended for experienced or local persons. The general winter and avalanche situation must always be taken into consideration.
Nature with its unique flora and fauna must be respected in winter, too.

Possibilities for catering

Restaurants: Gasthaus Gsässweid; Springenboden Restaurant


Starting point
Parkplatz Gsässweid-Springenboden (Altitude: 1329 m)
Parkplatz Gsässweid-Springenboden (Altitude: 1329 m)

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • 50+
  • Groups

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Naturpark Diemtigtal

Springenboden Ski Area: The child-friendly ski area

The family-friendly and sunny ski area is the smallest ski area in the Diemtigtal Nature Park.

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Naturpark Diemtigtal

Springenboden restaurant

Restaurant in the middle of the nature of the skiing and hiking area Springenboden with large sun terrace, small restaurant and small hall.

Naturpark Diemtigtal

Gsässweid Inn

Several rooms, breakfast and half board on request

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Naturpark Diemtigtal

Rothbad inn

We spoil you at Gasthof Rothbad with crisp, fresh seasonal specialities from the region. The herb garden is right behind the house and the meat comes fresh from the butcher.

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