Titlis Talstation-Bänklialp-Gerschnialp Station

Winter Hiking
3.7 km
Travel time
approx. 1 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Titlis Talstation-Bänklialp-Gerschnialp Station
Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus
Titlis Talstation-Bänklialp-Gerschnialp Station
Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus
Out of the village and up to Gerschnialp. This winter hike is perfect for a march with the whole family. The one-hour hike takes you along the Engelberger Aa and through densely snow-covered forests.
The starting point is the valley station of the TITLIS mountain railways. From there it goes along the Engelberger Aa, past the Sportingpark to the bridge, which leads to the Hotel & Restaurant Bänklialp. Continue up the road until a signpost leads to the hiking trail. Follow the path through a magical snow-covered forest. Away from the hustle and bustle you can relax and enjoy the winter landscape. The hike takes about an hour until the smell of a hot chocolate slowly rises into your nose. The Restaurant Gerschnialp invites you to a hot drink and is a good place for a stop on your tour. After your toes and fingers have warmed up, you continue for about a quarter of an hour to the Gerschnialp mountain station. The little ski stars can be observed on their first ski attempts along the ski slopes. Arriving at the top station, the funicular takes you down to Engelberg.

Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Titlis Talstation
Point of arrival
Titlis Talstation-Bänklialp-Gerschnialp-Gerschnialp Station
3 / 6
270 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, December
Titlis Talstation-Bänklialp-Gerschnialp-Gerschnialp Station
Safety information

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

High and firm hiking boots or winter boots, warm clothes, sun protection, hiking poles are advantageous.
Author’s advice
Rent a sledge at the mountain station and enjoy the fast ride to the village.
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Good to know

Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.
Arrival / Return journey
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.
Accessible by bus and train
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


Restaurant  Ritz

Free sports bus

Panoramic map