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Tiermatti cross-country ski trail

Short facts

  • start: Geissbode car park, Schwenden
  • destination: Geissbode car park, Schwenden
  • easy
  • 7,98 km
  • 1 hour
  • 159 m
  • 1185 m
  • 1120 m
  • 80 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

The cross-country ski trails in the Diemtigtal lead you through forests, along icy mountain streams and over snow-covered mats on 22 kilometres of classic and skating trails.

The circuit between Grimmialp and Zwischenflüh offers various starting points and lets you put together your own tour as you wish. The Diemtigtaler cross-country trails lead you along mountain streams, through snow-covered forests and over untouched meadows and let you glide weightlessly and rhythmically through the snow.

The Tiermatti trail leads over flat, technically easy terrain. On the one hand, the trail runs along the huge debris cone of the Balmigraben, where the farms of the Thiermatten (now Tiermatti) are located, and on the other hand in the area of a silted-up former lake, the Seebode. It is the sunniest of the three Diemtigtal cross-country ski trails.

This is what cross-country skiing costs

  • Cross-country ski pass Switzerland: Fr. 160
  • Season ticket Diemtigtal: Fr. 80
  • Weekly ticket Diemtigtal: Fr. 50
  • Cross-country ticket (day ticket): Fr. 10

Sales points

  • Diemtigtal Nature Park, Oey
  • Stucki Sport, Zwischenflüh
  • René Burkhard, Schwenden
  • Erb-Sport, Schwenden
  • Hotel Restaurant Spillgerten, Schwenden

By the way, you can also pay with TWINT at all entry points and points of sale. 

Digital ticket via the "Langlaufpass" app
> App Store
> Google Play Store

General information

Directions

The circuit starts at the Geissboden school (Schwenden) and leads over Seeboden in varied loops to Tiermatti. After a short descent, you reach the turnaround point in Staldenmaad before climbing back up towards Grimmialp on a new route. Back in Geissboden, a short extension leads you to Buechi before you finally return to the starting point. Follow the tracked trail and the turquoise signposting.

Extension options
From Staldenmaad transition to Wiriehorn trail
From Buechi transition to Grimmimutz trail

Equipment

  • Cross-country ski pass or cross-country ski ticket
  • Sticks, skis and suitable boots
  • Clothing appropriate to the weather and temperature (we recommend the onion-skin principle)
  • Food and drinks for the trail

Cross-country skiing equipment for hire
Erb-Sport
Franziska & Gottfried Erb-Styner
Egg 52
3757 Schwenden
Phone 077 432 98 10
info@erbsport.ch
www.erbsport.ch

Stucki Sport (only classic equipment)
Riedli 11
3756 Zwischenflüh
Phone 033 684 14 42

Tip

Get tips & tricks and book your private cross-country skiing lesson: www.loipediemtigtal.ch

Getting there

Motorway A6 Bern direction Zweisimmen, 1 km after the Simmenfluhtunnel turn left direction Diemtigtal. Follow the Diemtigtal road into the valley for 18 km in the direction of Grimmialp, Schwenden. The starting point of the trail is opposite the old schoolhouse.

Parking

Paid parking is available at the old Schwenden school building.

Public transit

By train to Oey-Diemtigen. Then by post bus to the stop "Schwenden, Fildrichbrücke".

Additional Information

Flyers with an overview map are available from the Diemtigtal Nature Park office.

Diemtigtal Nature Park
Bahnhofstrasse 20
3753 Oey
Phone 033 681 26 06
info@diemtigtal.ch
www.diemtigtal.ch

Open or closed?
Find out more in our > winter sports report or directly from the trail manager René Burkhard, Phone 079 679 25 15.

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