At the station Rigi Burggeist of the cable car from Obergschwend to Rigi Burggeist sledges and snowshoes can be rented.
The following equipment can be hired from the Rigi Burggeist rental centre:
- Snowshoes & sticks
Snowshoe hire CHF 35 (of which CHF 20 is a deposit that is refunded)
Sledge hire CHF 35 (of which CHF 20 is a deposit that is refunded)
Hired snowshoes must be returned in Rigi Burggeist. Hired sledges must be returned in either Rigi Burggeist or at the valley station in the Holzbüel-Gadä (Rosi Camenzind, Tel +41 41 828 17 53). The hired material must be returned no later than 5 p.m. on the same day. Your deposit will not be refunded if the equipment is returned damaged.
Good waterproof footwear, warm clothes, gloves and a hat are recommended. (Clothing cannot be hired locally)
Please check the opening times of the cable car here