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Ski touring routes in Nidwalden


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Nidwalden. 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 ski tours.
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The 10 most beautiful ski touring routes in Nidwalden

Abfahrt ins flache Tannenseetal
Ski Touring · Switzerland
Red sand studs
Premium content Difficulty moderate
20.4 km
5:00 h
800 m
1,630 m
Highest and most panoramic ski tour peak in the Melchsee-Frutt ski area (WS).
Blick zum Chaiserstuel von Süden
Ski Touring · Wolfenschiessen
Premium content Difficulty moderate
7.1 km
2:45 h
740 m
740 m
Easy and popular ski tour destination in a wild alpine ambience with a high starting point (WS-).
Skitour Alpelenhörnli
Ski Touring · Engelberg
Alpelenhörnli - medium-difficulty ski tour in Engelberg
recommended route Difficulty difficult
11.8 km
3:15 h
1,027 m
1,027 m
Medium-difficulty ski tour from the Engelberg-Titlis valley station (1,000 m) to Alpelenhörnli (2,024 m).
View from the Summit
Ski Touring · Switzerland
recommended route Difficulty moderate
10.1 km
4:52 h
764 m
1,586 m
This is a relatively easy ski tour with beautiful views and conditions dependent a nice descent. 
Ski Touring · Switzerland
Skitour Salistock
recommended route Difficulty easy
7.3 km
2:30 h
500 m
500 m
Kurze und leichte Skitour aus dem Engelberger Tal. Die Tour ist auch ideal für Schneeschuhgänger geeignet. Wird häufig in Verbindung mit dem Widderfeld Stock bestiegen.
Ski Touring · Nidwalden
Brisen Tour
recommended route Difficulty difficult
10.6 km
3:30 h
1,247 m
1,221 m
The Brisen tour is one of the most popular tour destinations in the region with its magnificent panoramic views and descents.
Ski Touring · Central Switzerland
recommended route Difficulty moderate
7.3 km
2:03 h
593 m
593 m
Less frequented beginner ski tour in the canton of Nidwalden in the middle of the Central Swiss Alps. The Salistock (1,896 m) offers a beautiful view of Engelberg and the Engelberg Valley as far as Lake Lucerne.
Winterwandern vom Eigenthal nach Chräigütsch
Ski Touring · Switzerland
Eigenthal valley to the Fräkmüntegg and Krienseregg
recommended route
11 km
2:35 h
669 m
670 m
Experience a glorious day's skiing from the Eigenthal valley to the Fräkmüntegg and Krienseregg, two popular destinations on the Pilatus.
Ski Touring · Urner Alps
Buochserhorn (1807 m.a.s.l.)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
8.9 km
2:00 h
853 m
853 m
A short ascent, thanks to the Niederrickenbach cable car, and a beautiful, long descent to Vierwaldstättersee, that is what distinguishes this tour.
Ski Touring · Urner Alps
Brisen (2404 m.a.s.l.)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
10.6 km
4:15 h
1,250 m
1,250 m
The tour on the Brisen is equally popular with snowshoe hikers and ski tourers. The unmistakable snow pyramid offers steep north-west to north-east flanks.
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Alpelenhörnli by Isabella
January 05, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? January 05, 2021
Photo: Isabella Baur, Community
Photo: Isabella Baur, Community
Photo: Isabella Baur, Community

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