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Obwalden, Switzerland

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Engelberg. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful routes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful routes in Engelberg

Blick vom Klausenpass auf die Alp Urnerboden
Long Distance Hiking · Switzerland
Via Alpina - Green Trail
Premium content Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
1
302.8 km
106:48 h
17,475 m
17,811 m
The Grüne Weg runs from east to west through five cantons in the heart of Switzerland – üover green alpine meadows, through villages steeped in history and past majestic peaks.
Klettersteig Fürenwand
Via Ferrata · Central Switzerland
Via ferrata Fürenwand
Premium content Difficulty D/E difficult
13
6.2 km
4:30 h
775 m
775 m
The Fürenwand is an impressively steep and high wall. Before the via ferrata was established, only a technically very demanding climbing route led through this wall. Very experienced via ferrata climbers will now have their true joy on this climb.
Rigidalstock
Via Ferrata · Switzerland
Via ferrata Zittergrat
Premium content Difficulty C/D moderate
3
4 km
4:30 h
732 m
732 m
The via ferrata on the Rigidalstock (2593 m) above Engelberg/Titilis leads to a panoramic summit and has some original via ferrata passages to offer.  
Hängebrücke Brunnistöckli
Via Ferrata · Switzerland
Via ferrata Brunnistöckli
Premium content Difficulty A/B easy
7
1.4 km
1:10 h
177 m
171 m
The via ferrata over the Brunnistöckli (2030 m) is designed as a beginner or trial via ferrata. This via ferrata is also suitable for children with mountain experience accompanied by adults.  
Familienwanderung in Engelberg | Wandertipps von Schöffel und Lowa
Hiking Trail · Central Switzerland
Familienwanderung in Engelberg
Premium content Difficulty easy
1
8.6 km
3:00 h
13 m
771 m
Diese schöne Wanderung auf einem Teil des Alpkäsetrails ist prädestiniert für Familien mit Kinden. Dabei fährt man auch mit zwei «Buiräbähnli», welche in der Region eine grosse Bedeutung haben.
Trollblume im Surenental.
Hiking Trail · Central Switzerland
Von Attinghausen über den Surenenpass nach Engelberg
Premium content Difficulty difficult
2
16.5 km
6:00 h
805 m
1,256 m
Diese lange und grandiose Passwanderung führt auf einem alten Säumerpfad vom Urner Reusstal ins Engelbergertal. Sie begeistert mit einer grossartigen Bergszenerie im Urner Urgestein.
Engelberger Aa.
Nature Trail · Central Switzerland
From Grafenort through the Aaschlucht(gorge) to Engelberg
Premium content Difficulty easy
2
8.9 km
2:45 h
436 m
5 m
This theme trail with information boards through the Aaschlucht gorge is ideal for hot summer days thanks to its shady forest and cooling spray.
Im Zittergrat-Klettersteig am Brunnistöckli oberhalb von Engelberg
Via Ferrata · Switzerland
Via ferrata Zittergrat
Premium content Difficulty D difficult
7
0.9 km
1:30 h
171 m
173 m
The Zittergrat on the Brunnistöckli above the Brunnihütte is the ideal place to playfully venture on more difficult via ferrata routes. It was specially set up as a short and difficult practice via ferrata.
Hiking Trail · Central Switzerland
Walen Path
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
1
11.8 km
4:00 h
720 m
720 m
The Walenpfad is a unique hiking trail that leads from the Brunni area to the Bannalp area (above Wolfenschiessen).
Auf dem Westgrat
Mountain Hike · Engelberg
Wissberg
Premium content Difficulty moderate
15.7 km
6:00 h
800 m
1,550 m
Short alpine tour near Engelberg with beautiful views of Titlis and Spannort (T4). Optional return route with many places to stop for refreshments through the watery Surenental valley (T2).
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Biwak am Grassen von Gadmen by Paul
January 11, 2023 · Outdooractive Editors
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