Leisure activities

Tobogganing in Gstaad

Let the toboggan zoom along and feel the snow in your face

Tobogganing fans truly get their money’s worth at Destination Gstaad, with no fewer than nine toboggan runs. The varied toboggan pistes and the modern 10-person gondola lift at Saanersloch represent additional highlights. Several mountain restaurants and snow bars provide a welcome opportunity to relax and enjoy yourself along the way. A sleding day ticket allows you to ride on all toboggan pistes at Destination Gstaad. Sledges can be hired. Public transport takes you comfortably to the ski area.

Toboggan runs

The following toboggan pistes are available to you.

The valley stations are each a few minutes' walk from the respective railway stations (Zweisimmen, Saanemöser, Schönried and Gstaad, Eggli valley station).

Saanersloch Run

Saanersloch Run (mountain station–middle station)

The toboggan run starts at the Saanersloch mountain station. The moderately difficult run leads past the Pasatiempo snow bar and the Lochstafel restaurant. Once you arrive at the Saanersloch middle station, you have several options: Take the cable car back to the start and enjoy the toboggan run again, or take the chairlift up to the Hornberg to the start of the Hornberg Run. Anyone who has had enough can choose one of the two easy toboggan routes back down to the valley.

Duration 35 minutes
Distance 3,2 km
Level of difficulty medium

Saanersloch Run (middle station–valley station, left)

From Saanenmöser station it’s a two-minute walk to the Saanersloch valley station. After a short ride you reach the middle station. The toboggan run back down to the valley is an easy run with a short steep section at the end – suitable for families and beginners. On the way, the Euterbar invites you to a make short stopover.

Duration 10 minutes
Distance 0,9 km
Level of difficulty easy

Saanersloch Run (middle station–valley station, right)

From Saanenmöser station it’s a two-minute walk to the Saanersloch valley station. After a short ride you reach the middle station. The toboggan run back down to the valley leads across gentle meadows and snow-covered forests – ideal for families and beginners. At the valley station, refreshments await you at La Ferme.

Duration 10 minutes
Distance 0,9 km
Level of difficulty easy

Hornberg Run

Easy sledging route for the whole family, with lots of straight stretches that make it a leisurely descent. The route crosses the Horneggli Run.

Duration 30 minutes
Distance 3,36 km
Level of difficulty easy

Horneggli Run

From the Horneggli mountain station, the toboggan run leads through fir forests past the Horny Bar. The route crosses the Hornberg Run. At the end of the run, refreshments await you at the sunny Moosbar before a short walk back to the valley station.

Duration 30 minutes
Distance 3,42 km
Level of difficulty moderate

Horneggli Run Süd

Challenging sledging route from the Horneggli mountain station to the valley station featuring a beautiful view of Gstaad, Saanen, Schönried and as far as Rougemont. To finish, you can enjoy refreshments on the sun terrace of the Kuh-Stall restaurant in Schönried.

Duration 15 minutes
Distance 3,43 km
Level of difficulty moderate

Wispile Run

Winter hiking and sledging

The gondola lift takes you comfortably from the traffic-free chalet village of Gstaad up to the Wispile mountain station. Before you speed down on the runners, you’ll need to drag the toboggan for around 40 minutes to get to the start. The easy hike leads along a beautiful panoramic path that follows the ridge. As “compensation” for your efforts, an impressive view of the Spitzhorn, a pre-peak of the Wildhorn, beckons. Once you get to Gsteig, the bus takes you back to Gstaad.

Duration 2 houres
Distance 8,16 km
Level of difficulty moderate

Eggli Run

An enjoyable toboggan ride from Gstaad’s local mountain Eggli back to Gstaad. This constant companion offers a fantastic panoramic view, taking in Sanetsch and Spitzhorn. Once you have reached the valley, it is a 15-minute walk back to the Eggli valley station or to the centre of the famous ski resort of Gstaad.

Duration 50 minutes
Distance 6,4 km
Level of difficulty easy

Sparenmoos Run


The bus takes you up to the start of the Sparenmoos Run. After a five-minute walk, the toboggan run begins across gentle meadows. You can make a short refreshment stop at Site Alp before heading through snow-covered woods to Heimchuehweid. For those who haven’t yet had enough, the bus takes you around again to Sparenmoos or back to Zweisimmen.

Duration 45 minutes
Distance 3,6 km
Level of difficulty moderate

Opening hours


17 December 2022 to 26 March 2023, always from 08.30 to 16.30 hours


10 December 2022 to 10 April 2023, always from 08.45 to 16.30 hours


17 December 2022 to 2 April 2023, always from 09.00 to 16.30 hours


24 December 2022 to 8 January 2023 and 4 February to 5 March 2023, always from 09.00 to 16.30 hours

Sparenmoos (bus service)

24 December 2022 to 8 January 2023, daily
9 January 2023 to 27 January 2023, Wed–Sun
28 January 2023 to 5 March 2023, daily


Subject to change without prior notice


Tobogganing day ticket, Destination Gstaad cable cars

  • CHF 40.00 Adults
  • CHF 20.00 Children (aged 6 to 15)

Tobogganing day ticket, Sparenmoos

  • CHF 30.00 Adults
  • CHF 23.00 Children (aged 6 to 15)
Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

How to get there

The valley stations are each located five minutes’ walk from the respective train stations (Zweisimmen, Saanemöser, Schönried and Gstaad, Eggli valley station).

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