Winter walks with St-Bernard dogs


Allies of the canons to help travelers, the St-Bernard dogs originated at the Hospice du Grand-St-Bernard, at 2500m altitude. Take a 45-minute hike with the St. Bernard dogs in the beautiful mountainous landscape of Champex-Lac.

The activity is done in the company of two to four dogs, one of which is harnessed to a sled on which children up to 8 years old can take a seat and be pulled in turn. Adults walk alongside the dogs and can hold them on a leash.

Dates and times of the rides

Saturdays and Sundays in January and in February

At 10am – 11am – 1:30pm and 2:30pm


Adults : CHF 39.00

Young people (2-16 years old) : CHF 18.00

Children – 2 years old : Free (they don’t go on the sled)

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Information and registration

Maximum 8 people/activity

Reservations at the Barry Foundation: or +41 58 317 77 00

General conditions :

– Ability to walk

– Shoes and clothes for the hike adapted to all weather conditions.

– If there is not enough snow, the walk will be without a sled, with the dogs on a leash.

– Private dogs are not allowed.

– No refunds in case of delays or no-shows.

– The Barry Foundation reserves the right to cancel the trip if the weather conditions are really bad.

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