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Snowshoe trail Engelberg-Untertrübsee

Route
Winter Hiking
Length
4.2 km
Travel time
1 ½ h
Snowshoe trail Engelberg-Untertrübsee
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Comfortable hike through the forest to Gerschnialp and on to Untertrübsee.

From Hotel Bänklialp you hike uphill via the Bänklialp path through the forest to Gerschnialp, then continue on the road to Gerschnialp station, along the winter hiking trail through the forest and across the valley floor at the foot of the Bitzistock to Untertrübsee.

Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Engelberg
Point of arrival
Untertrübsee
Difficulty
Medium
Condition
3 / 6
Ascent
304 m
Descent
57 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Directions

Engelberg-Bänklialp-Gerschnialp-Schlegi-Untertrübsee

Equipment

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

Author’s advice

The Restaurant Untertrübsee is known for its meringues and is therefore also known by locals and Engelberg lovers as the Meringue curve. 

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Good to know

Parking

Parkplätze stehen in Engelberg kostenpflichtig zur Verfügung.

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

Wintersportbericht: https://www.engelberg.ch/offene-anlagen/winter/

Gasthaus Ritz: https://www.gasthaus-gerschnialp.ch/

Restaurant Untertrübsee: https://www.untertruebsee.ch/