British Snowshoe Tours

St Bernard Weekend

  • 2 day remote snowshoe on ancient pilgrim’s route over Swiss-Italian border
  • Stay overnight in an active monastery at 2469m altitude
  • Historically and culturally important site since Roman times
  • Walking grade B (moderate) – walking grades explained

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Tour Schedule
Sat 3 Feb – Sun 4 Feb 2018
Grade B
£285 GBP
Sat 3 Mar – Sun 4 Mar 2018
Grade B
£285 GBP
Sat 10 Mar – Sun 11 Mar 2018
Grade B
£285 GBP

Key Information

  • Group size min 4, max 8
  • 2 days guided snowshoeing
  • Suitable for reasonably fit beginners with an adventurous spirit, eg summer hillwalkers, and intermediates
  • No snowshoeing experience necessary
  • ‘Land only’ itinerary – tour starts and ends at Geneva airport
  • Start 10:00 Saturday, end by 18:00 Sunday, Geneva airport (Swiss side)

What's Included

  • 2 days guiding and instruction
  • Private vehicle transfer between Geneva and the trailhead
  • Overnight stay at St Bernard monastery hospice (shared facilities, half board)
  • Picnic lunches both days
  • Snowshoeing equipment (snowshoes, poles, safety equipment)

What's Not Included

  • Transport to and from Geneva airport at start and end of the tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (eg drinks, snacks)