COVID Update – March 7th 2021

GENTLY UNLOCKING…. Apologies for the delay in this post for anyone who reads this regularly! It’s been warm and we’ve been skiing! At the end of Feb the Federal Government announced the first stages of unlocking. For all the details on the ‘cautious reopening’ check the BAG post here. The next set of relaxation is […]

COVID Masks for skiing

MASKS ARE THE NEW NORM We have to wear masks on lifts and in queues. Here are some we have tried and tested… They are everywhere now, and whether you have a preference or not there are lots of variations out there. There are also rules of what you can wear from the government and […]

COVID Update – Feb 3rd 2021

Much the same with a few minor updates In the last fortnight there have been a couple more press conferences and a few updates to the rules and restrictions. These include a modification to the quarantine rules allowing for shorter quarantine with a negative test after 7 days. Also new rules for entering Switzerland from […]

COVID Update – January 21st 2021

New regulations, more is closed, but skiing is still open As we roll through January and the ever changing COVID regulations the next set of measures have come into place. With the announcement last week of non essential shops closing, and an email from the tourist office saying that included ski schools we were readying […]

COVID Update – January 7th 2021

zermatt is open, it is quiet but skiing continues Zermatt saw the quietest New Year’s Eve in a very long time, the new year rolled in and life carries on. The last couple of weeks have been extremely cold so everyone is figuring out how to deal with that with nowhere to go inside and […]

What to check before you head up skiing in Zermatt

This isn’t the obvious list to make sure you have your goggles, gloves etc. I’m assuming you’ve got that bit covered already. Zermatt is ahead of a lot of resorts and has a huge array of information it’s worth a quick look at in the morning to help you get the most out of and […]

COVID Update – December 23rd 2020

The skiing in zermatt remains open Well just when we thought things couldn’t get much stranger along comes ‘retroactive quarantine‘! Even with that, the resort is open and we can still ski. It’s incredibly tough for a lot of businesses here. Working to the ever changing rules from Federal and Cantonal governments. Restaurants are open […]

COVID Update – December 8th 2020

The winter is getting closer and closer. So far we feel pretty lucky, but we are taking it 1 day at a time. We are enjoying some great early season conditions here and hope that where ever you are you will soon too! There are questions about skiing and COVID being asked, pictures posted of […]

COVID Update – November 26th 2020

The roller coaster continues… There has been more about ski resorts in the press in the last fortnight and some journalism capturing the 10 minutes of queues at the weekend in Zermatt. From our (albeit lucky) perspective it struck a little bit of some standard tabloid moments. Yes at the weekend there were more people […]

COVID Update – November 11th 2020

Here we are another 2 weeks on. We have started this week with a couple more press conferences from the government and for now it looks like there will be no new federal measures put in place. They have suggested that the situation is better, but hospitalisations are still increasing so we have to keep […]