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Ruchstock

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Demanding ski tour with breathtaking views.
9.6 km
3:03 h
1,269 m
1,289 m
The Ruchstock is the most important ski mountain of the area. Its massive, rocky summit structure is broken through by steep snow hollows, which convey the ascent to the panoramic summit plateau. Particularly impressive is the crossing of the mountain and the wonderful view.
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Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus
Updated: October 25, 2019
Highest point
2,810 m
Lowest point
1,691 m

Safety information

Safety tips for off-piste skiing

  • Please note that you are travelling at your own risk.
  • A ski tour 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

Start

Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'675'989E 1'191'671N
DD
46.871825, 8.435386
DMS
46°52'18.6"N 8°26'07.4"E
UTM
32T 456972 5191075
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Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The Wolfenschiessen - Bannalp area can be reached in approx. 15-20 minutes by public transport from Engelberg or Stans.

Getting there

The Wolfenschiessen - Bannalp area can be reached in approx. 15-20 min. by car from Engelberg or from Stans.

Parking

Parking is possible at the Bannalp valley station.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'675'989E 1'191'671N
DD
46.871825, 8.435386
DMS
46°52'18.6"N 8°26'07.4"E
UTM
32T 456972 5191075
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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Distance
9.6 km
Duration
3:03 h
Ascent
1,269 m
Descent
1,289 m

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