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General notice

Dear guests and visitors
Due to construction works, the railroad line between Stansstad and Engelberg will be closed from 22 March to 18 April 2021. Rail replacement buses will operate.

Sulzli, Engelberg

Backcountry Skiing
2.4 km
Travel time
0 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Sulzli, Engelberg

The Sulz, also one of the BIG 5 freeride downhill runs, with its varied downhill possibilities is called the "terrain to play on".

Klein-, Mittel- und Gross Sulz; The various possibilities from the downhill runs from the chairlift Jochstock invite you to playful skiing in all variations. Large, wide slopes in different terrain chambers alternate with steep and interesting couloirs. The Klein-Sulz from Jochpass is an ideal "beginner" variant descent.


Difficult path finding at the end of the variants!

2567m.a.s.l. - 1764m.a.s.l.

Technical details

Tour type
Backcountry Skiing
Starting point
Point of arrival
3 / 6
729 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April, December
Safety information

Safety tips for freeriding in open terrain.

Please note that you are riding 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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Good to know


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

Prices mountain railways