Quietness, view, expanse, sun and long distances - Gantrisch cross-country skiing area is much loved by competitive sportspeople and ski hikers alike.
The beautiful cross-country skiing area of Gantrisch is located at approximately 20 minutes driving distance from Schwarzsee.
Gantrisch owns its popularity to the local cross-country skiing association "Langlauf-Zentrum Gantrisch", which was founded in the winter of 1968.
The association grooms the trails in Gantrisch, Riffenmatt, works the night trail in Riffenmatt, rents skis in Riffenmatt, Schwarzenbühl, Ottenleuenbad and Gurnigel and owns a small centre called Blockhaus at Schutzhüttli.
On certain weekends the centre offers cross-country skiing tuition and free tuition for members.
Loipes: 26 miles classic / 17 miles skating
Altitude: 4,920-5,250 feet asl
Starting points: Untere Gantrischhütte / Gurnigel-Wasserscheide / Ottenleue and Schwarzenbühl
Season: During approx. 100 days per season groomed and signposted
Cost: Day card: CHF 10.-
Cross-country skiing pass Gantrisch region: CHF 90.-
Cross-country skiing pass Switzerland: CHF 140.-
(prices may be subject to change)