Blind Skiing Switzerland
Being blind or partially sighted does not exclude anyone from skiing or participating in winter sports.
A number of ski resorts offer excellent ski instruction for blind, visually impaired or partially sighted people.
Skiing blind or partially sighted in Switzerland is a great way of enjoying the mountains and experiencing new sensations.
The following resorts have an excellent reputation for skiers who are blind or partially sighted: Either scroll down for more info and or click on the resort for full details.
The ski area of Gstaad and the neighbouring region is ideal for people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted and who want to learn to ski or improve their existing skills. It offers high level of instruction and is a real gem.
Schönried Saanen Glacier 3000
Visually impaired and blind guests
Our snowsports-school has ski-instructors for visually impaired and blind guests. Those specially certificated ski-instructors make an unforgettable event in the natural surrounding possible.
Tel: + 41 (0)033 744 36 65
WHERE TO STAY
There are a wide choice of hotels, apartments and chalets but the Hotel Solsana (Swiss Federation for the Blind) is a brilliant choice - it is specifically designed to accommodate all the needs of someone who is blind or visually impaired - even your seeing dog is welcome with a special shower and feeding room!! This hotel offers a warm and generous welcome.
For more information for visitors to Gstaad who are blind or partially sighted visit the Gstaad Tourist office website www.gstaad.ch
Skiing with disabilities
Click here for information on skiing with a specific disability or special need.
Accessible resort guide
The Ski 2 Freedom Accessible resort guide has a wealth of information to help you find your ideal accessible ski resort.
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