Tobogganing

Cradle of the sledging

Davos Klosters is the cradle of international tobogganing. In 1883 the first official toboggan race was held in Davos. And the famous "Davos sledge" is effectively the original amongst toboggans. Today, at least 8 sledge runs promise fun and variety in Davos Klosters.

Tobogganing report

Sledging at the Rinerhorn

At the sledge runs of Rinerhorn, children and adults alike can participate in the sledding adventure, navigating the 33 bends and a unique configuration of the steep turns. You are a comfortable twosome perched on one sled or you want to experience the fast pace of a zipfel bobsled. Even passionate bobsleigh riders can use the slide during the early morning hours for practice sessions. The track is 3.7 km long and located directly under a cable car. When the day suddenly seems short: You can take advantage of the extended hours for sledging on Wednesday and Friday from 7pm to 11pm. Need a rest? Check out the "Bergrestaurant Jatzmeder". Rates

Tobogganing on the Schatzalp - also by night

The Schatzalp - situated 300 vertical metres above Davos - is the starting point for the classic toboggan run to Davos Platz, written about by Thomas Mann in his novel "The Magic Mountain". The wide, well prepared toboggan run is 2.8 km long and sweeps in 18 corners through the magical forest of the Schatzalp down towards Davos Platz. The toboggan run is also well suited for children and beginners.

  • Length: 2.8 km      
  • Difference in height: 300 metres
  • Open from mid-December to end of March
  • Daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Use of the toboggan run is free
  • Bends are floodlit every evening until 11 p.m.
  • Toboggan hire at the valley station of the Schatzalp cable car from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Use of the toboggan run is at the person's own risk.

www.schatzalp.ch

Madrisa toboggan run

Madrisa offers toboggan fun for all the family. The toboggan run stretches from the Saaseralp, the mountain station for the Madrisa cable car, down a 8.5 km course into Saas . The return trip to Klosters village takes place with the bus from Saas village square. It is possible to hire toboggans at the mountain station. These are returned to the sports shops Dörfji-Sport or Albeina Sport in Klosters Dorf. Rates

Descend on runners from Gotschna to Klosters

The rapid toboggan descent starts at the Gotschnaboden middle station and continues on for over 3.5 km into Klosters. It is possible to hire toboggans at the start on the Gotschnaboden (rental: CHF 10.00 per toboggan).

Airboard

Airboard is the inflatable high-tech body-board for the snow. Controlled by shifting the weight, it gives the rider a sense of flying clean over the snow. Braking takes place by positioning the air cushion laterally. The Airboard, a 100% Swiss development, can be ridden on all toboggan runs on the Davos Klosters mountains. Due to the large bearing surface it is possible to descend on prepared pistes and in virgin and deep snow with ease. However, please note that riding Airboards or other similar sledges on winter sports pistes that are not specially signed for this purpose is prohibited.

The Airboards are available at the Skilift Heid in Klosters. More information on www.sssk.ch

Snowbraker – the freeride alpine sledge

This new dimension of sledging allows you to use the sledge in alpine freeride regions. Runners are similar to skis and allow the ride on powder - fun guaranteed with all snow conditions.

Powerful brakes allow you to take descents of up to 35° and to surf on powder.

Innovative materials reduce the weight to 7.7 kg.

Pischa is the ideal freeride region for the Snowbraker. You can even snow-shoe from the mountain station up to the top to enjoy the real alpine sledging experience.

Pioneers and adventurers as well as smooth ride lovers are welcome!

Get to know the Snowbraker under guidance.

How and where:

At valley station "Pischa" three Snowbrakers are available for rent per day (8:20 a.m - 4:20 p.m.).
For beginners rent is CHF 50,- per day. Personal guidance is included.
For experienced Snowbraker users rent is CHF 30.- per day without guidance. See PDF.

If you want to try or rent the Snowbraker, please contact:
Dieter Blessing
Tel. +49 171 466 86 80
schlittenzeit@snow-braker.com

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