The original snowbike from Grindelwald

When Old Man Winter is in a good mood and sends us plenty of snow, the snow-clearing services with their modern machinery are soon out and about to clear our roads. But if we go back in time, getting about in deep snow was no easy matter. A picture from 1905 shows a snow roller being pulled by two coachmen and horses. However, as we know, necessity is the mother of invention. Just as well – because otherwise the Velogemel might never have existed...

Warm up & lean back

After an icy ride, a "Gemelpunsch" in the hotel bar is a treat for all the senses.