Visite des grottes du glacier de Zinal avec Daniel Ruppen

Guided tour of the Zinal glacier caves


Keep a day free and strap on your snowshoes for an amazing guided hike to the Zinal Glacier! A unique winter experience.

At 2½ hours’walking distance from Zinal, the Zinal glacier originates from the encounter of 3 glaciers:
- The Grand Cornier glacier
- The Durand glacier
- The Mountet glacier

The glacier offers some natural caves carved by the stream flowing out. Access is not possible in summer, but in winter snow-shoes hikes are organised on a regular basis.

The hike takes 5 hours’ walking with 500 m height difference, on about 11 km, only in good weather conditions.
- Bring your picnic
- Equipment : Snowshoes and sticks, waterproof walking shoes, warm clothes, sunglasses, hot drinks and picnic, gaiters or waterproof pants.

Opening hours

Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00


Individual priceAdult : CHF 80.- Child (up to 16 years) : CHF 50.-
Useful information

Age: 10 plus
Minimum 4 participants
Explanation in French, German or English
Meeting point at the Plats de la Lée car park
Booking : Daniel Ruppen +41 79 689 78 52
Any day on request

Location View mapZinal
Plats de la Lée
CH-3961 Zinal
Ticketing / booking +41 79 689 78 52
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