Child-friendly skiing

Out and about with children – in addition to the children's area of the ski school on the Iltios and in Alt St. Johann, our family-friendly slopes offer fun in the snow for everyone, even beginners. Chäserrugg, the family-friendly ski area of Eastern Switzerland.

The Iltios Snow Kids Village

On the sunny and clear high plateau of the Iltios your children are in good hands. A team of trained ski and snowboard instructors introduces your child to snow sports in a playful and didactically professional way. Thanks to the competent supervision, even the youngest children make rapid progress. The Swiss Snow Kids Village can also be used without the ski school and an admission ticket can be purchased at the ski school office.

On the Iltios

StartIltios
DestinationIltios
Length50 m
Elevation10 m
AmenitiesIltios mountain restaurant

Admission Snow Kids Village
1/2 day for CHF 5 p. p.

Can be purchased directly at the ski school office 

 

The Alt St. Johann Snow Kids Village

The Snow Kids Village in the village of Alt St. Johann is easily accessible and offers children ideal conditions to enjoy themselves in the snow. With professional supervision, the children learn to ski in a playful way at three different lifts with different skill levels. The child-friendly Swiss Snow Kids Village can also be used without ski school courses and an admission ticket can be purchased at the ski school office. 

Alt St. Johann

Startat the valley station of the Sellamatt cable lift
Destinationat the valley station of the Sellamatt cable lift
Length200 m
Elevation30 m
AmenitiesSki school chalet

Admission Snow Kids Village
1/2 day for CHF 5 p. p.

Can be purchased directly at the ski school office, 

 

The Iltios Park

Big jumps start out small! In the child-friendly snow park at the Iltios practice lift there are many different elements that offer variety for enthusiastic and curious young visitors. Not only the small but also the big freestylers can venture out at the snow park for the first time. Parents and grandparents can watch the children having fun from the sun terrace of the Iltios Mountain Restaurant and enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere.

On the Iltios

StartTop station practice lift
DestinationIltios
Length550 m
Elevation100 m
Slope number7Iltios Park
AmenitiesIltios mountain restaurant
HighlightBoxing, table football

Beginner’s Ticket
Adults from CHF 35
Child (up to 15 years) from CHF 15

Purchase day pass

The Ruestel Cross

With its wild waves, deep hollows and the steep wall curves, the Ruestel Cross is the perfect place for an adventurous challenge. After a first leisurely sightseeing tour, young skiers can increase their speed and test their skills and reaction times. This coordinative training is great fun and a real buzz for young and old.

Ruestel

StartRuestel
DestinationSellamatt
Length1.8 km
Elevation300 m
Slope number17Ruestel Cross
14Stöfeli–Zinggen
AmenitiesIltios mountain restaurant
HighlightStart gate

Day pass
Adults from CHF 58
Child (up to 15 years) from CHF 25

Purchase day pass

The Forest Run

After a few days of practice in the Snow Kids Village, you will be ready to set out on your first family ski trip to the area. From the gondola lift you will be able to enjoy the panoramic view and with a little luck you might even be able to catch a glimpse of chamois or snow hares. Once you arrive at the Stöfeli, you ski back to Iltios towards "Schwiloch" on the wonderful Forest Run. A slope in the middle of the fairytale forest that allows you enough time to enjoy your wonderful surroundings.

Chäserrugg – Stöfeli – Schwiloch – Iltios

StartStöfeli
DestinationIltios
Length2.7 km
Elevation360 m
Slope number14Stöfeli–Zinggen
15Ruestel–Iltios
AmenitiesIltios mountain restaurant
HighlightSki run through the dense, fairytale winter forest

Day pass
Adults from CHF 58
Child (up to 15 years) from CHF 25

Purchase day pass

The Schwendi Run

The traditional and child-friendly Schwendi Run leads over easy terrain to Espel and then down to Unterwasser. There is a lot to discover along the way – the Espel Pavilion with the best hot sandwiches in the area, typical Toggenburg farmhouses and the famous home stretch below the old ski jump to the valley station of the funicular. Everyone who manages the Schwendi Run is ready to tackle the Chäserrugg.

Iltios – Espel – Unterwasser

StartIltios
DestinationUnterwasser
Length3.6 km
Elevation440 m
Slope number12Schwendi–Unterwasser
AmenitiesEspel Pavillon
HighlightHome straight at the ski jump

Beginner’s Ticket
Adults from CHF 35
Child (up to 15 years) from CHF 15

Purchase day pass

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