Steinberg, Engelberg

Backcountry Skiing
4.5 km
Travel time
approx. 0 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Steinberg, Engelberg
Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus
Steinberg, Engelberg
Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus

The Steinberg freeride run leads over the glacier and is one of the BIG 5 of Engelberg.

On the descent over the Steinberg from Klein Titlis to Trübsee there are various possibilities. All variants lead in upper part over the glacier. There is a danger of crevasses. The classic "S" is the simplest and most rewarding option around the larger crevasse zone. Further variants are: "GaF" (Ganz am Fels), left of the cable car and "Never Sun".

Notes There is a risk of cracks and falls! 3020m.a.s.l. - 1764m.a.s.l.

For a carefree day in the powder snow, we recommend you have trained mountain guides and ski instructors who will accompany you safely through the terrain. Inform yourself in advance about the current avalanche and weather conditions.

Technical details

Tour type
Backcountry Skiing
Starting point
Klein Titlis
Point of arrival
4 / 6
1275 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, December
Klein Titlis-Titlisgletschter-Schlächtismatt-Trübsee
Safety information

Safety tips for freeriding in open terrain

Please note that you are travelling at your own risk.

A departure 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.

Author’s advice

Safe powder fun at the Snow & Safety Days.

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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
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

Safety Tips

Avalanche courses

Freeride Info

Mountain guide office

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