Time out to refuel
Snowshoe tours & yoga weekend in Maria Rickenbach NW
Friday / Saturday 5-6 February 2021
Enjoy two varied winter days with us in the idyllic place of power around Maria Rickenbach in Nidwalden. Draw strength and energy with yoga and snowshoe tours through magical winter landscapes.
Sheilina Durrer (yoga instructor) & Marina Grossrieder (hiking guide / adventure teacher) will guide you into the mountains for two days. Together we enjoy the beauty of winter nature with in-depth attention. Recharge your batteries in special places of strength, discover favorite places, exercise and exchange, as well as experience peace and quiet. A wonderful opportunity to connect with your breath, to rest, to relax and to revitalize yourself.
We start the hiking days with invigorating yoga and end it with gentle yin yoga . The program is rounded off with great cuisine and catering in the pilgrim's house for dinner and breakfast. We look forward to two wonderful days with you!
Date : Friday / Saturday 28-29 February 2020
Time: Day 1 Start: 9.30 a.m., Niederrickenbach valley station
Day 2 end: 5.30 p.m.
Overnight : Pilgrim House Maria Rickenbach
Meeting point : 9.30 a.m. at the entrance to the LDN Niederrickenbach valley station
Costs: Overnight stay with half board, yoga & guided snowshoe tours: CHF 390 .-- CHF (regular) For bookings by December 25 at the Early Bird price of 270 .--
Overnight stay based on a double room with shower / toilet, dinner and breakfast (surcharge for single room depending on availability). Excl. Cable car (GA / Half-Fare travelcard valid), possibly snowshoe rental / LVS rental, drinks, lunch / food from the backpack. Rooms are reserved for us. Further information will follow with the registration.
Participants : 6-12 people
Requirements : Also suitable for beginners in yoga and snowshoeing. No special prior knowledge is required. Technically easy tours (WT1-WT2), physical condition required for approx. 3 hour hike. We mostly commit snowshoe trails. The running time is 3-4 hours, approx. 500 meters in altitude.
Arrival: Free parking spaces at the valley station, good rail connections from Lucerne / Stans (Niederrickenbach / stop on request), walkway to the valley station 2 minutes.
Equipment: Warm and weatherproof clothes for the snowshoe tours, hat, gloves, sunglasses, sturdy / high hiking boots, small backpack, comfortable clothing for the pilgrim's house, comfortable clothing for indoor yoga, yoga mat (can be provided), snowshoes, sticks & avalanche search devices ( can be rented), small snacks for on the go. A detailed list of equipment will be sent out after registration.
For further information and questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
T o Please fill out the form below to register.
*** free places on all weekends 2020 ***
💙❄️💜 we look forward to you! 💜❄️💙
Marina & Sheilina
Program day 1: (Can be adapted to the weather and snow conditions)
9.30 am meeting point at the Niederrickenbach valley station (entrance area)
9.40 am Departure of the cable car to Maria-Rickenbach
10.00 Arrival at the pilgrim house, welcome and program overview
10.30 a.m. Yoga
12.00 Check-in and lunch option.
1.30 p.m. Snowshoe tour depending on conditions and participants, approx. 3-4 hours.
Warm drink and small snack in the area. If possible, we hike into the mystical twilight. Return to the pilgrim house at around 5:00 p.m.
8.30 p.m. Yin Yoga
8.00-9.00 morning yoga
9.00 breakfast buffet in the pilgrims' house
10.30 a.m. Snowshoe tour depending on conditions and participants, approx. 3-4 hours.
14.45 Yin Yoga to finish off
16.40 / 17.10 Descent with the cable car, individual journey home
The weekend takes place regardless of the weather. In the event of a lack of snow, at best winter hikes instead of snowshoe tours, in case of heavy rain alternative programs such as additional yoga workshops or easy hikes. We let our hiking guide and adventure teacher surprise us with ideas.