SWISS HIKING NIGHT

Hike through the ups and downs of the Engelberg Valley in the moonlight and under a twinkling starry sky and experience an unusual hike. The 18th Swiss Hiking Night will take place on the night of Saturday, 20 July to Sunday, 21 July 2024. There are three different routes to choose from in and around Engelberg.

Hiking night in the Brunni area

From Engelberg, take the cable car to Ristis. The route leads along the Brunni trail via Rinderbüel to the Rosenbold viewpoint. The next stage destination is the Brunnihütte on Lake Härzli, where a delicious evening meal awaits alongside the tickle trail. After sunset, you return to Engelberg by cable car from Ristis.

Hiking night in the Brunni area

From Engelberg, take the cable car to Ristis. The route leads along the Brunni trail via Rinderbüel to the Rosenbold viewpoint. The next stage destination is the Brunnihütte on Lake Härzli, where a delicious evening meal awaits alongside the tickle trail. After sunset, you return to Engelberg by cable car from Ristis.

Hiking night in the Brunni area

From Engelberg, take the cable car to Ristis. The route leads along the Brunni trail via Rinderbüel to the Rosenbold viewpoint. The next stage destination is the Brunnihütte on Lake Härzli, where a delicious evening meal awaits alongside the tickle trail. After sunset, you return to Engelberg by cable car from Ristis.

Hiking night in the Brunni area

From Engelberg, take the cable car to Ristis. The route leads along the Brunni trail via Rinderbüel to the Rosenbold viewpoint. The next stage destination is the Brunnihütte on Lake Härzli, where a delicious evening meal awaits alongside the tickle trail. After sunset, you return to Engelberg by cable car from Ristis.

AT SUNSET

TOWARDS THE GUMMENALP

The hike starts from Wolfenschiessen railway station along the Engelbergeraa to the Diegisbalm valley station. Two Buiräbähnli trains take you to Oberalp. Continue on foot towards Miserengrat, where the day turns into night with fantastic panoramic views. After dark, the path leads to the Gummenalp mountain restaurant. Where a cosy get-together and Älplermagronen await. After the meal, we head to the Wirzweli mountain station.

AT SUNSET

TOWARDS THE GUMMENALP

The hike starts from Wolfenschiessen railway station along the Engelbergeraa to the Diegisbalm valley station. Two Buiräbähnli trains take you to Oberalp. Continue on foot towards Miserengrat, where the day turns into night with fantastic panoramic views. After dark, the path leads to the Gummenalp mountain restaurant. Where a cosy get-together and Älplermagronen await. After the meal, we head to the Wirzweli mountain station.

AT SUNSET

TOWARDS THE GUMMENALP

The hike starts from Wolfenschiessen railway station along the Engelbergeraa to the Diegisbalm valley station. Two Buiräbähnli trains take you to Oberalp. Continue on foot towards Miserengrat, where the day turns into night with fantastic panoramic views. After dark, the path leads to the Gummenalp mountain restaurant. Where a cosy get-together and Älplermagronen await. After the meal, we head to the Wirzweli mountain station.

AT SUNSET

TOWARDS THE GUMMENALP

The hike starts from Wolfenschiessen railway station along the Engelbergeraa to the Diegisbalm valley station. Two Buiräbähnli trains take you to Oberalp. Continue on foot towards Miserengrat, where the day turns into night with fantastic panoramic views. After dark, the path leads to the Gummenalp mountain restaurant. Where a cosy get-together and Älplermagronen await. After the meal, we head to the Wirzweli mountain station.

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