Snowshoeing started thousands of years ago as a mode of transportation and has now evolved into a popular winter activity for recreation and fitness.
Cherries Walks offers private guided tours and also group guided tours. Snowshoeing can be as easy or hard as you want it to be. It offers low-impact, aerobic exercise that helps you stay in shape, whether your training for something or just want to keep fit whilst in Verbier, Cherrie will tailor the day to your needs.
Husky dog rides are the ultimate non skiing activity in Verbier. Chiens de Traineau is run by Olivia who offers 3 dog sledding options; The most popular for skiers is the 45-minute morning only guided tour which departs at 9am, 10am or 11am from Ruinette.
For those who want to learn a little more there is the half-day tour with introduction to dog sledding where you can interact with the dogs and learn how to drive the sled, travelling around 7km and departing 09:30 – 12:00.
Alternatively a full day escape covers 20km of terrain, fully immersing you in nature and teaching you how to interact with the dogs. This runs from 09:30 – 16:00 and includes a lunch stop with local fayre. You are required to be in good physical shape as you’ll be doing a lot of work!
*Husky sledging is very popular and requires advance booking. Please give your No.14 concierge notice and they will organise this for you before your holiday.
Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats
No.14 has a special connection with Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats who offer bespoke transformative fitness programmes. This is an opportunity to escape your usual routine and dramatically transform your fitness, in a magnificent location.
Whatever you are training for the benefits of training at altitude are unequivocal. Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats tailor made performance programmes allow you to propel your fitness, taking your training up to the next level, sleep at 1500m and train up to 2800m. Whether you climb famous peaks, train run or both, you will be blessed with some of the most spectacular scenery the Swiss Alps has to offer.
Horse and Cart rides
Winter sports are great, but now and then you really do have to put your feet up and enjoy the surroundings. A horse-drawn carriage ride is perfect for this.
Le currie Verbier offer a horse-drawn sleigh rides through the mountains where you can appreciate the beautiful surroundings of Verbier. Whether its a ride from No.14 to a lunch spot, or just a romantic adventure through the trees this is a great activity for day and night.
Natalie Ekblom runs The Blue Yogi offering Yoga in the comfort of the chalet, mountain top or on the sun beaming terrace at No.14. Natalie is qualified to teach both the traditional Primary series of Ashtanga as well as a modified, modernised and westernised version of the Ashtanga series, referred to as The Rocket®, suitable to students of all levels. The staff at No.14 will happily arrange either a private or group session with Natalie for you.
Experience the thrilling sensation of soaring like a bird with a tandem parapente flight over Verbier. You don’t require any experience or level of fitness to paraglide or ‘parapont’ with Verbier Summits….just sit back and enjoy the ride!
Your pilots will be twin brothers Mike and Stu, who run Verbier Summits. The twins have been in the flying industry for 20 years with over 14,000 flying hours! Mike and Stu are true professionals and have worked in every aspect of the paragliding industry including working as stunt pilots. You could not be in more experienced hands!
Whether you’re an experienced, hard-core skier or boarder looking for the next adrenaline rush… or you’re a powder skier, keen to see what all the fuss is about, heli-skiing is the perfect adventure. With its 4 neighbouring zones of heli-skiing: the massif of Trient, Petit Combin, Rosablanche and Pigne d’Arolla, Verbier is outlined as one of the best heli-skiing spots in Switzerland and Europe. Adrenaline Verbier offer guided heli-skiing for groups and individuals throughout the winter season.
Discover the alps from the air and expose yourself to distant and inaccessible vistas on a helicopter tour over Verbier. Fly above the most prestigious summits like Mont- Blanc, Matterhorn, Dent-Blanche, Grand Combin, Monte Rosa, Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau.
A helicopter tour over the mountains is perfect for those who want to combine sightseeing with the thrills of an unforgettable aerial adventure.
No.14’s spa facilities are a welcome treat after a hard day on the slopes. With a 10-meter indoor pool, steam room, Jacuzzi and cold plunge pool, tired muscles can be relaxed with a chilled glass of champagne to hand. There are two treatment rooms and massages and beauty treatments can be booked at any time during the day or evening. We are proud to be a Bamfords accredited spa and as such we offer a range of speciality massages unique to Bamfords. All the treatments use blended organic oils and specific Bamford techniques which are designed to work on the energy channels of the body and muscles.