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Snowshoetrail Gerschnialp-Untertrübsee

Route
Winter Hiking
Length
1.7 km
Travel time
0 ½ h
Snowshoetrail Gerschnialp-Untertrübsee
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At the foot of the Titlis, wander through the Gerschni forest and marvel at the snow-covered, fairytale forests.

The Titlis funicular takes you from the TITLIS valley station up to Gerschnialp. From the top station you follow the road for a short distance until you reach the well-signposted starting point of the winter hiking trail. After a short time this leads to the first highlight of the tour, the Gerschniwald. Snow-covered fir trees, covered tree trunks and the crackling of snow under your shoes immerse you in a fairytale world. Once you have reached the edge of the forest near Schlegi, you pass through the open terrain along the Bitzistock. Here a view into the valley is recommended. Soon the mountain restaurant Untertrübsee appears in the distance, the end of the tour. In the restaurant Untertrübsee the Meringue with cream is an insider tip. It's worth planning a stop. The way back is the same.

Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Gerschnialp Station
Point of arrival
Untertrübsee
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
2 / 6
Ascent
45 m
Descent
66 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April
Directions

Gerschnialp Station - Untertrübsee

Safety information

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

Equipment

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

Author’s advice

A must for everyone is a stop at the Restaurant Üntertrübsee for Meringue with cream.

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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

Wintersportbericht

Free sports bus

Panoramic map