Less frequented beginner ski tour in the canton of Nidwalden in the middle of the Central Swiss Alps. The Salistock (1,896 m) offers a beautiful view of Engelberg and the Engelberg Valley as far as Lake Lucerne.
With the Buiräbähnli, the modest summit of the Engelberbergertal, situated east of the Widderfeld Stock, is climbed. The crowned point of the watch falls down into a steep rock face on the side of the village and offers a magnificent view down. In the beautiful slopes of Lutersee you will often find sensational powder snow.
Safety tips for ski tours in open terrain
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
The equipment can be rented in the sports shops of Engelberg.
Safe snow fun in powder snow at the Snow & Safety Days.
Free parking is available for all guests at the Rugisbalm valley station.
By car you drive on the A2 (Basel-Gotthard) to Stans Süd, then on the main road 20 km to Grafenort - valley station Rugisbalm. About 30 minutes from Lucerne, 1 hour from Basel, Zurich or Bern.
National and international connections (from Zurich airport connections every half hour with approx. 1h travel time) to Lucerne. Afterwards with the Zentralbahn in 30 minutes through varied landscape to Grafenort.