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Schneetandli trail Brunni

Winter Hiking · Engelberg
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The 2.5 km long Schneetandli trail on the sunny side of Engelberg offers a magnificent view of the surrounding mountain panorama.
moderate
Distance 2.4 km
0:48 h
127 m
128 m
1,602 m
1,480 m
From Engelberg train station, the free sports bus takes you directly to the valley station of the Brunni lifts from where you can take the cable car to Ristis and the start of the 2.5 km long winter hiking trail. The Schneetandli trail leads past the Ristis mountain restaurant on the right and is signposted with the Rosa winter hiking trail signs. At the fork before the trail climbs, keep left and walk along the edge of the forest to Ried. Through the forest you return to the Ristis mountain station. The trail can be walked in both directions and the walking time is approx. 45 minutes. Back to the village and to the railway station you take the cable car.

Author’s recommendation

Take a break on the sun terrace of the Berglodge Ristis and enjoy the magnificent view of the surrounding mountains and the Titlis glacier.

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Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus 
Update: October 24, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,602 m
Lowest point
1,480 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

This path can also be walked on after heavy snowfall and when there is a risk of avalanches. Please contact the snow sports report in advance.

Tips and hints

Winter sports report

Panoramic map

Timetable cableway

Free sports bus

Gastronomy: Berglodge Ristis

Start

Ristis (1,595 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'673'892E 1'187'255N
DD
46.832344, 8.407176
DMS
46°49'56.4"N 8°24'25.8"E
UTM
32T 454789 5186704
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Destination

Ristis

Turn-by-turn directions

Ristis-Ried-Ristis

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

SwissGrid
2'673'892E 1'187'255N
DD
46.832344, 8.407176
DMS
46°49'56.4"N 8°24'25.8"E
UTM
32T 454789 5186704
w3w 
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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
moderate
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
0:48 h
Ascent
127 m
Descent
128 m
Highest point
1,602 m
Lowest point
1,480 m
Circular route Groomed snow

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