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Winter Hiking · Engelberg
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This route is a leisurely and short winter hike along the Engelberger Aa and along Lake Eugenisee. Perfect to stretch your feet and breathe in the fresh mountain air.
easy
2 km
0:31 h
15 m
13 m
The winter trail starts at Engelberg train station and leads right through the village past the valley station of the TITLIS mountain cableways. The winter hiking trail continues along the Engelberger Aa to Lake Eugenisee. Halfway around the lake. At the other end, follow the road up. Return the same way or take the free bus from the TITLIS valley station.

Author’s recommendation

Take a little break at Lake Eugenisee and marvel at the beautiful mountain scenery.
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Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus
Updated: November 18, 2019
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,001 m
Lowest point
987 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

When planning, please refer to the winter sports report where it is indicated whether the winter hiking trails are prepared and open.

Tips, hints and links

Winter sports report

Panoramic map

Gastronomy

Free sports bus

Start

Train station Engelberg (999 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'673'585E 1'185'821N
DD
46.819477, 8.402914
DMS
46°49'10.1"N 8°24'10.5"E
UTM
32T 454453 5185276
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Destination

Örtigen

Turn-by-turn directions

Train station - Valley station TITLIS - Örtigen

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

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

SwissGrid
2'673'585E 1'185'821N
DD
46.819477, 8.402914
DMS
46°49'10.1"N 8°24'10.5"E
UTM
32T 454453 5185276
w3w 
///relax.dollar.agreeable
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

High and firm hiking boots or winter boots, warm clothes, sun protection, hiking poles are advantageous.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2 km
Duration
0:31 h
Ascent
15 m
Descent
13 m
Family friendly

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