Biking is no longer only possible during the warm seasons. Winter has been taken over by the new trend «fatbiking», which offers great training opportunities for active people as well as leisurely rides for pleasure seekers. The over-sized tires make riding on snow a safe and fun adventure.
Fatbikes, or snowbikes, were developed in North America around 10 years ago. They were constructed to glide over the snow without sinking in. Fatbikes have massive tires and are ridden with very little pressure. They are ideal for difficult terrain such as snow, sand, sludge, and mud. After having become very popular in the snow and sand deserts of the USA, especially in Alaska and New Mexico, these bikes are at the moment conquering Switzerland as well.

Here's a list of destinations which offer fatbiking:

Bernese Oberland
Lucerne – Lake Lucerne Region
Lake Geneva Region:

General info

  • Suitable for: Groups

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