Guidebook

The Best Ski Touring in San Bernardino

These 9 ski tours offer a variety of terrain to explore but require good mountain skills.

Description

With many opportunities to summit some amazing peaks, San Bernardino has a lot to offer the aspiring explorer. The tours are all big days out with over a 1000m of vertical but the rewards are definitely worth it. If you’re not super experienced then get a local guide to show you around.

San Bernardino - Einshorn

San Bernardino - Einshorn

5 - 6 hrs
9.1 km
1,242 m
108 m
49 °
A very long and demanding tour in a beautiful alpine environment that starts from the village of S. Bernardino and reaches the summit of the Einshorn, which dominates the village of Nufenen in an impressive way.
Difficult
Private
San Bernardino - Piz Cavriola

San Bernardino - Piz Cavriola

4 - 5 hrs
5.7 km
1,176 m
12 m
49 °
An evocative itinerary that leads from San Bernardino along the Cassina de Vignun to Piz Cavrriola.
Severe
Private
Piz de la Lumbreida (2983m)

Piz de la Lumbreida (2983m)

5 - 6 hrs
14.9 km
871 m
871 m
21 °
Steep, Challenging, Stunning.
Severe
Private
Marscholhorn (Piz Moesola, 2904 m)

Marscholhorn (Piz Moesola, 2904 m)

5 - 6 hrs
7.7 km
1,321 m
865 m
45 °
A steep challenge for skilled mountaineers.
Severe
Private
Lorenzhorn (3048m)

Lorenzhorn (3048m)

1 day +
16.7 km
2,402 m
2,607 m
41 °
A 300er classic climb of San Bernardino
Severe
Private
Rheinquellhorn (3200m)

Rheinquellhorn (3200m)

5 - 6 hrs
14.6 km
877 m
1,554 m
42 °
One of the areas best 3000er summits.
Difficult
Private
Piz Pian Grand (2689m)

Piz Pian Grand (2689m)

5 - 6 hrs
7.7 km
1,560 m
103 m
42 °
A popular peak in the wild mountain range between Val Calanca and Val Mesolcina.
Moderate
Private
Piz Uccello (2717.7m)

Piz Uccello (2717.7m)

5 - 6 hrs
11.2 km
1,130 m
1,133 m
47 °
A standout double peak awaits after a very steep ascent.
Difficult
Private
Zapporthorn (3152 m)

Zapporthorn (3152 m)

1 day +
19.7 km
1,591 m
1,592 m
34 °
One of San Bernardino’s toughest 3000er climbs.
Difficult
Private