Winter hiking in the Vaud Alps

When the mountain puts on its most beautiful white coat, do not miss the chance to enjoy the magical landscapes during a winter pedestrian hike.

The Vaud Alps offer you the opportunity to make the most of nature in winter by walking on the best winter hiking routes. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, you will find an itinerary adapted to your level.

Winter hikes are suitable for all ages since you adapt your pace to your physical condition. Let yourself be transported by the diversity of the landscapes crossed, between passages in the forest and unobstructed views. The practice of winter hiking offers you moments at one with nature, far from the crowds, to enjoy the tranquillity of the gentle landscapes covered in snow.

In winter, when hiking, you walk on a groomed route. The snow is compacted to facilitate your progression over the kilometres.

On your way, refreshments and restaurants at altitude welcome you to warm you up with a hot drink or some treats.

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Winter hiking routes in the Vaud Alps

When the snow is packed, hike through snow-covered landscapes.

Discover the best winter hikes

Find a guide for an unforgettable winter hike in the Vaud Alps

Discover the hidden nature, unique places, learn more about geology, observe the tracks of wild animals that inhabit these snowy lands during a guided winter hike.

Other nordic activities that may also interest you

Winter hiking is also practised with snowshoes to explore other even wilder routes. For a sportier version, learn about ski touring to climb to the peaks.

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