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Schneetandli trail Brunni

Route
Winter Hiking
Length
2.4 km
Travel time
1 h
Tour details
Tour details
Schneetandli trail Brunni
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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.
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.

Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Ristis
Point of arrival
Ristis
Difficulty
Medium
Condition
3 / 6
Ascent
127 m
Descent
128 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Directions
Ristis-Ried-Ristis
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.

Equipment
High and firm hiking boots or winter boots, warm clothes, sun protection, hiking poles are advantageous.
Author’s advice

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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Good to know

Parking
Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.
Arrival / Return journey
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.
Accessible by bus and train
No
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.
Further information & links

Winter sports report

Panoramic map

Timetable cableway

Free sports bus

Gastronomy: Berglodge Ristis