Schweizer Bergführerverband

Technical Director: 
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Corona Info

Information updated per 14.09.2021

Start date and expiry date of the measures in force?

  • 13.09.2021 until further notice

Main points concerning mountain guides

  • There is an obligation to have a Covid Certificate for access to huts, restaurants, climbing gyms and many more, see
  • Safety precautions have to be observed (social distancing 1.5 m, wearing a mask and more, see
  • Working as a mountain guide is allowed. The size of the group is not restricted.
  • Private Mountaineering is allowed. The size of the group is not restricted.
Possibility of guiding for foreign (non-resident) guides, yes/no?
Possibility of coming to the country for foreign (non-resident) tourists, yes/no, date?
Cable car open, yes/no?
  • Yes, no Covid certificate needed, mask obligatory
Open huts, yes/no?
Not allowed activities (Mountain Sector), what are they?
  • None
Maximum group size?
  • Not relevant for mountaineering.
Protective measures
  • social distancing: minimum 1,5m, in and outdoor
  • wearing a mask if the minimum social distances cannot be respected and in public transport, shops etc.
  • more see
Specific documents
• ASGM protection concept for active mountain guides in Switzerland: