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Backcountry Skiing

Sulz

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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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The Sulz, also one of the BIG 5 freeride downhill runs, with its varied downhill possibilities is called the "terrain to play on".
moderate
2.4 km
0:07 h
0 m
729 m

Little, medium and big "Sulz". Offer a wide range of playful skiing. From the "Jochstock-Express" top station, all the runs invite with wide slopes, different variations, and steep and interesting couloirs. The small "Sulz" is suited as warm-up run.

Comments

  • With some variants, the return transport path can be difficult to locate!
  • descent from 2567m.ü.M - 1764m.ü.M
  • It is recommended to hire a mountain guide

Author’s recommendation

Safe powder fun at the Snow & Safety Days.

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Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus
Updated: February 03, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,500 m
Lowest point
1,771 m
Best time of year
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Exposition / cardinal direction
NESW

Safety information

Safety tips for off-piste skiing

  • Please note that you are travelling at your own risk.
  • A departure must be carefully planned.
  • Appropriate equipment (avalanche transceiver, probe, shovel, airbag) and clothing are essential safety factors.
  • The local ski and mountain guides will take you safely to your destination and back home. 
  • Emergency call REGA telephone number 1414

Tips, hints and links

Safety Tips

Avalanche courses

Freeride Info

Mountain guide office

Prices mountain railways

Start

Jochstock (2,499 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.772591, 8.395329
DMS
46°46'21.3"N 8°23'43.2"E
UTM
32T 453834 5180071
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Destination

Trübsee

Turn-by-turn directions

Jochstock-Trübsee

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

National and international connections (from Zurich airport connections every half hour with approx. 1h travel time) to Lucerne. Afterwards with the Zentralbahn in 43 minutes through varied landscape and gorges up to Engelberg.

Getting there

By car you drive on the A2 (Basel-Gotthard) to Stans Süd, then on the main road 20 km to Engelberg. Engelberg is 30 minutes from Lucerne, 1 hour and 15 minutes from Basel, Zurich or Bern.

Parking

Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.

Coordinates

DD
46.772591, 8.395329
DMS
46°46'21.3"N 8°23'43.2"E
UTM
32T 453834 5180071
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

The equipment can be rented in the sports shops of Engelberg.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
0:07h
Ascent
0 m
Descent
729 m
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