Rigi Burggeist - Hinter Dossen - Schneealp - Scheidegg (viewpoint) - Scheidegghütttli - Rigi Burggeist
An insider tip for all snowshoe lovers is the Rigi Scheidegg-Burggeist area. Here you can enjoy the absolute peace and quiet of the alpine world.
Central Switzerland: panoramic snowshoe circular hike
The Scheidegg roud walk can be used as a hiking trail or as a snowshoe trail. The starting and finishing point of the hike is Rigi Burggeist. Along the way you will cover about 100 metres in altitude and the hike takes between 90-120 minutes, depending on your fitness level. The paths are not groomed and will give you a special hiking experience. Snowshoes and sticks can be rented at the Rigi Burggeist mountain inn. You can also get a map for this snowshoe tour at the mountain inn.
For your information
You can find the current operating status of the lifts and sledge runs here.
In order to let our next generation also could enjoy the beauty of the Rigi, we would like to ask you to dispose of your own waste in the waste bins which are located at all of the stations of RIGI BAHNEN AG. Thank you.
Rest stopsBerggasthaus Rigi-Burggeist
Berggasthaus Rigi Scheidegg
Safety informationPlease always stay on the marked trails.
Tips and hintsFor the sake of the wild animals:In winter, wild animals need quiet retreats to survive. Please stay on the toboggan run so that the those animals are not disturbed.
Via Brunnen - Gersau - Obergschwend.
With the Obergschwend-Rigi Burggeist cable car to Rigi Burggeist.
There are plenty parking spaces avaliable at the cable car station. Fees apply.
However, we recommend public transport instead of cars: lean back, be stress-free and do something good for the environment.