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Valley track

Cross-Country Skiing · Engelberg
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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Cross-country skiing with a view - not only the exertions take your breath away in between, but also the view of the impressive mountain world will amaze you.
Skating, Classic
9 km
1:50 h
83 m
83 m
At Engelberg railway station, the free local bus is available for winter sports enthusiasts and takes them to the various starting points. For cross-country skiers, the stop to remember is called "Sportingpark". It can also be reached on foot in 5 minutes from the station, and is the starting point for the valley cross-country ski run. In addition to a cloakroom, it also offers shower and catering facilities. Ready for the varied cross-country trail with various routes in the Engelberg Valley? Whether classic or skating, sporty or cosy, the tracks through the valley offer something for everyone. At first you glide flat, only slightly up the Engelberger Aa to the golf course. There you will also find the first stop for refreshments, the Restaurant Eienwäldli, where you can fortify yourself. The second place to stop is the Restaurant Wasserfall, which is also right next to the trail and is ideal for a refreshment stop. Afterwards it is only a short distance to the valley station of the Fürenalp cable car. From here you can either make an additional loop over the more demanding Herrenrüti cross-country ski run or glide downhill back to Engelberg. A cross-country pass is required for the cross-country ski runs in Engelberg. Guests staying overnight use the cross-country ski runs with the guest card free of charge.

Author’s recommendation

The valley trail is divided into several short sections, which can also be run separately. A cross-country trail map with all possibilities is available in the Sportingpark or in the Tourist Center.
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Updated: September 23, 2020
Highest point
1,086 m
Lowest point
1,003 m
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Tips, hints and links

Cross Country Map

Cross country pass

Ski Report

Mountain railway ticket

Cross country schools

Start

Engelberg Nordic Center (1,002 m)
Coordinates:
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46.818366, 8.405619
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46°49'06.1"N 8°24'20.2"E
UTM
32T 454658 5185151
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Destination

Engelberg Nordic Center

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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.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

Take the Motorway A2 (Basel-Luzern-Gotthard) to Stans-south. From there follow the main road for 20 km to Engelberg. Engelberg is about 30 minutes from Lucerne. From Zurich you need about 1 h 15 min, and from Bern or Basel approximatly 1 h 45 min.

Parking

Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.

Coordinates

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46.818366, 8.405619
DMS
46°49'06.1"N 8°24'20.2"E
UTM
32T 454658 5185151
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

The cross-country skiing equipment can be rented in the sports shops in Engelberg.


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crosscountry skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Distance
9 km
Duration
1:50h
Ascent
83 m
Descent
83 m
Loop Classic Refreshment stops available Skating Family friendly

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