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Guided hike to the Zinal glacier caves with Daniel Ruppen

Keep a day free and strap on your snowshoes for an amazing guided hike inside the Zinal Glacier !

Lying 2½ hours’walking distance from Zinal, the Zinal glacier originates from the meeting-point of 3 glaciers:
• The Grand Cornier glacier
• The Durand glacier
• The Mountet glacier

The glacier has several natural cavities hollowed out by the streams that flow beneath. Access is not possible in summer, but in winter snow-shoes hikes are organised on a regular basis to the glacier.

It should be noted that it involves 5 hours’ walking and 500 m height difference, about 11 km.

Only with good weather conditions.

- Bring your picnic.
- Equipment : Snowshoes and sticks, waterproof walking shoes, warm clothes, sunglasses, hot drinks and picnic,  gaiters if no waterproof pants.

Number of participants :
Min. : 4 persons


  • from 20.12.2022 to 30.03.2023 every Tuesday, Thursday
    Schedule on Tuesday: 10:00 - 16:00
    Schedule on Thursday: 10:00 - 16:00


  • CHF 80.- / adult
  • CHF 50.- / child

Practical information

  • Age: 10 plus
  • Explanations in FR, GER or ENG
  • Meeting point at the parking of les Plats de la Lée
  • Booking with Daniel Ruppen +41 79 689 78 52
  • Any day on request

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Daniel Ruppen
3961 Zinal

Opening times

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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