Work as adventure

PistenBully driving

Accompany the "heroes of the night" on Zermatt's pistes

from CHF 150.00


Why are PistenBully drivers in the Matterhorn ski paradise nicknamed “heroes of the night”? Find out now. Watch one of the 23 heroes from close up on an exclusive ride in a PistenBully. The goal of the team is to prepare a total of 200 kilometres of piste to ensure that guests can have an unforgettable skiing experience every day.

What seems like an exclusive winter adventure to you is hard and painstaking work for the PistenBully drivers. Their working day begins when all the skiers and snowboarders have left the slopes. And you can join them live.

Everything under control!

From the co-driver’s seat you will learn about this workplace with a difference: the PistenBully – with up to 490 horsepower and 11 tonnes each. Control column and joystick. How are the snow blower and plough controlled? What do the symbols on the display stand for? What do colleagues report on the radio? Good thing that your driver has everything under control.

To be a true hero of the night you have to know every curve, dip and obstacle like the back of your hand. Tasks you have to master: smoothing the piste, filling hollows, creating snow depots and finally drawing the characteristic groove pattern on the surface. And with that, the heroic deed is done.

  • Price per person (aged 16 or over): CHF 150.00

Places per PistenBully: 1 person

Bring your own food and drink, dress appropriately for the weather (cabs are heated).

Registration: up to 3 p.m. the day before

Matterhorn glacier paradise

Meeting point: garage on Trockener Steg 
Every Tuesday from 11.12.2018  - 09.04.2019

  • 11.12.2018 - 05.03.2019: 4.45 p.m.
  • 12.03.2019 - 09.04.2019: 5 p.m.

Meeting point: mountain station Eisfluh
Every Wednesday from 12.12.2018 - 10.04.2019

  • 12.12.2018 - 16.01.2019: 4.15 p.m.
  • 23.01.2019 - 06.03.2019: 4.30 p.m.
  • 13.03.2019 - 10.04.2019: 4.45 p.m.

Meeting point: garage on Riffelberg
Every Thursday from 13.12.2018 - 11.04.2019

  • 13.12.2018 - 17.01.2019: 3.40 p.m.
  • 24.01.2019 - 07.03.2019: 4.25 p.m.
  • 14.03.2019 - 11.04.2019: 4.50 p.m.
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December 2018
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