Announcement 2019

1. Requirement

In 2 days you complete every day approx. 15 km distance with skis within 8 hours. Difference in high about 1000 m. The march is to be completed in groups of at least 2 participants inside. No ranking list is provided.


2. Participation authorization

It can be started in the category national or internationally.

Category national: Swiss army, police, other participants (Ski clubs)

Category internationally: Members of a foreign army, ski clubs, members of police or fire-brigades


3. Dresscode

Members of the army (category national or internationally) have an official military suit to carry.



Category national: TAZ 90(veste and trousers) or according to own official equipment regulations.

Category internationally: Equipment according to own official regulations


Civils in their own dresses

No dresses are delivered


Each runner receives an avalanche detecting device and an avalanche shovel. To carry this equipment is mandatory.

Skis and Boots: If possible on your own equipment. Ski- and bootsrental are possible, reservation are indispensable.

We have only 150 pairs of ski available


4. Costs

Per participant CHF 110. - / or EUR 100.- In the price are included: Participation in the run, 2 overnight accomodations, 1 night meal, 2 morning meals, 2 intermediate food supplies. Without accommodation and food supply the fee amounts CHF 50.-. Special price for foreign participants!


5. Period for registration

The registration is needed until March 1st . The official material is available free of charge. Registration after March 1st is not accepted.


The participant numbers are limitet of 540 participants.

Attention: after successful registration you receive a confirmation.

All the announced groups are listed on our homepage


6. Honoration

All participants which fulfill the run on both days receive the official honor


7. Insurance

Affair of the participants.


8. Announcing and Information office


Swiss Winter Patrol, Reto Müller, Moosmattenstrasse 16, 3770 Zweisimmen, +41 79 775 45 21,


During the run:

Kurs- und Sportzentrum (KUSPO), 3775 Lenk i/S


Tel. +41 77 446 88 72


56th Winter Patrol Run 2019

The date for the 57th Winter Patrol Run has been fixed to 9th and 10th of March 2019.

We ask you to reserve this date already today.