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Corona Info

Status 23.11.20

Start date and expiry date of the measures in force?

  • since June 6th, no more special restrictions for the practice of mountaineering.

    ·      The individual protection (prevention) measures apply to social distancing: minimum 1,5m, in and outdoor

    ·      wearing a mask: only if the minimum social distances cannot be respected

Possibility of guiding for foreign (non-resident) guides, yes/no, date?

  • Yes, some exceptions (Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland)

More information under: 

https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pa...

Possibility of coming to the country for foreign (non-resident) tourists, yes/no, date?

  • Yes, some exceptions (Mandatory quarantine for persons arriving in Switzerland)

More information under: 

https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pa...

 

cable car open, yes/no, date?

  • Yes

open hut, yes/no, date?

  • generally yes, also hotels, but in some cantons restaurants are closed.

Not allowed activities (Mountain Sector), what are they?

  • None

maximum group size?

  • 15, less in some cantons.

Protective measures

  • social distancing: minimum 1,5m, in and outdoor
  • wearing a mask: only if the minimum social distances cannot be respected

Specific documents

ASGM protection concept for active mountain guides in Switzerland: 

German: https://sbv-asgm.ch/wp-content/uploads/SBV-Schutzkonzept-per-29.-Oktober...

French:https://sbv-asgm.ch/wp-content/uploads/ASGM_Concept-de-protection-des-le...

Links to further information

 https://sbv-asgm.ch/fr/covid-19/ (French and German)