Jaun Valley Cross-country Ski & Snowshoe Trails

Enjoy the magnificent winter landscape while cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ski touring or sledding

The unspoilt landscapes of the Jaun Valley are particularly popular among walkers and cross-country skiers. For snowshoe hikers especially, the Jaun Valley with its impressive landscape is a hot insider tip. Whether individually or with a local guide, you can discover this peaceful winter landscape thanks to various well-signposted and easily accessible snowshoe routes.

Cross-country skiing

Varied cross-country ski trails between 5 and 20 km

The Nordic Jogne cross-country ski centre in Im Fang welcomes cross-country skiing enthusiasts. Between Charmey and Jaun, in the Vallée de la Jogne, a magnificent setting awaits you. Known throughout western Switzerland for its early and long-lasting snow cover, the Nordic Jogne centre will delight you. The centre offers 20 km of pistes between Charmey and Jaun, including 4 km of pistes with night lighting in Im Fang.

Perfect your skills in classic or skating style.

Snowshoe trails

The Jaun Valley offers 26 km of varied trails with a beautiful view of the impressive peaks of the Gastlosen chain.

In the middle of the untouched winter landscape, various snowshoe trails lead through romantic forests and tranquil nature. If you are lucky, you might meet a lynx, a fox or even a wolf on the way.


Five different routes are waiting to be discovered.

Waterfall circuit easy

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Length: 3.8 km
Difficulty level: easy

Oberbach circuit easy

Duration: 1 hours 35 minutes
Length: 3 km
Difficulty level: easy

Jaunpass trail demanding

Duration: 3 hours 10 minutes
Length: 8 km
Difficulty level: demanding

Jaun-Im Fang-Charmey sehr anspruchsvoll

Dauer: 3 Std. 20 Min.
Länge: 9 km
Schwierigkeitsgrad: sehr anspruchsvoll

Soldiers House very demanding

Duration: 5 hours 45 minutes
Length: 9 km
Difficulty level: very demanding

Snow situation Today (Thursday) open

The winter season usually lasts from 15 December to 15 March. The current winter sports report with the display of open and closed facilities can be found under the following links:


Gastlosen Express fares

  • CHF 12.00 Adults, one-way
  • gratis Children*, one-way

BLS-tip Sports equipment & Grossmutterloch

Sports equipment rental

At Mooser Sport you will find the perfect equipment for an active winter stay in Jaun.


The Grossmutterloch phenomenon

With a bit of luck, you can observe a special kind of light show during the winter months: On some days, the sun shines through the Grossmutterloch hole in the Gastlosen rock formation for about half an hour at a time.

Approximate visibility of the sun in the Grossmutterloch from the following locations:

Unter Sattel

27 October to 9 November 2021 approx. 10.35-11.00 hours, 29 January to 13 February 2022 approx. 11.00-11.30 hours

Chli Sattel

20 November to 28 November 2021 approx. 10.35-10.45 hours, 15 January to 22 January 2022 approx. 10.45-11.00 hours

Gross Rüggli

5 December 2021 to 10 January 2022 approx. 10.35-10.55 hours

How to get there

Travel with the RegioExpress Lötschberger in the direction of Zweisimmen to Boltigen. On this connection runs a multi-part train, each with different destinations. Please note the address on the train when boarding. From Boltigen, the bus will take you to Jaun.

Weather & webcam Today: sunny -4/3°

Today sunny -4/3°
Tomorrow partly cloudy -2/3°
Saturday partly cloudy -3/3°
Sunday partly cloudy 2/4°

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