Schweizer Bergführerverband

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Corona Info

Information updated on 01.03.2021

Start date and expiry date of the measures in force?

  • 01.03.2021 until further notice

Main points concerning mountain guides

  • Working as a mountain guide is allowed. The size of the group is not restricted essentially (group size for adults 15, group size for teenagers and children unlimited).
  • Private Mountaineering is allowed. The size of the group is not restricted essentially (group size for adults 15, group size for teenagers and children unlimited)
  • Safety precautions have to be observed (social distancing 1.5 m, wearing a mask and more, see https://foph-coronavirus.ch/

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

  • Yes, but only respecting the safety precautions listed in https://foph- coronavirus.ch/

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

Cable car open, yes/no?

  • Yes

Open huts, yes/no?

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

  • None

Maximum group size?

  • 1 guide + max. 14 adult clients, group size not limited with teenagers and childeren

Protective measures

  • social distancing: minimum 1,5m, in and outdoor
  • wearing a mask: only if the minimum social distances cannot be respected
  • more see https://foph-coronavirus.ch/

Specific documents

ASGM protection concept for active mountain guides in Switzerland: