Discover the local hero "Snowflake" and the way to happyness - you might even win a ski holiday

The Big 5

Visitors on a safari are always keen to see the legendary "Big Five" - elephants, lions, rhinoceroses, buffalos and leopards. Freeriders in Engelberg, are mad about a different "Big Five": five unique runs and unforgettable powder-filled experiences.

GEAR CHECK

Test your avalanche equipment in the new Avalanche Safety Competence Centre at the Mammut Store. 

Daily from 12.00 - 6.00 pm. 

To the safety centre

HIGH 5 Ski Tours

Is ski touring your passion or would you like to gain your first experience in this gentle winter sport? The valley of Engelberg has a large number of ski routes that allow you to climb the most beautiful viewpoints against an imposing mountain backdrop and with more or less effort! You will be rewarded with a magnificent deep-snow run free of charge!

5 reasons why to freeride in Engelberg

When the best freeride areas in the Alps or even worldwide are listed, Engelberg is right at the top. Why should you definitely come here for freeriding this winter?

Reason 1

Geographical characteristics

Engelberg has its own microclimate, so to speak. The valley has a good angle and creates a damming effect. With westerly and north-westerly currents, the two most frequent wind directions in Switzerland, a large amount of snow often falls!

Reason 1

Geographical characteristics

Engelberg has its own microclimate, so to speak. The valley has a good angle and creates a damming effect. With westerly and north-westerly currents, the two most frequent wind directions in Switzerland, a large amount of snow often falls!

Reason 1

Geographical characteristics

Engelberg has its own microclimate, so to speak. The valley has a good angle and creates a damming effect. With westerly and north-westerly currents, the two most frequent wind directions in Switzerland, a large amount of snow often falls!

Reason 1

Geographical characteristics

Engelberg has its own microclimate, so to speak. The valley has a good angle and creates a damming effect. With westerly and north-westerly currents, the two most frequent wind directions in Switzerland, a large amount of snow often falls!

Reason 2

Perfect possibilities to get started

When freeriding on the really big hillsides and not shed a single drop of sweat on the way up? In Engelberg the "Big 5" offer you exactly this comfort. Immerse yourself in the powder directly from the lift - unbelievable but true!

Reason 2

Perfect possibilities to get started

When freeriding on the really big hillsides and not shed a single drop of sweat on the way up? In Engelberg the "Big 5" offer you exactly this comfort. Immerse yourself in the powder directly from the lift - unbelievable but true!

Reason 2

Perfect possibilities to get started

When freeriding on the really big hillsides and not shed a single drop of sweat on the way up? In Engelberg the "Big 5" offer you exactly this comfort. Immerse yourself in the powder directly from the lift - unbelievable but true!

Reason 2

Perfect possibilities to get started

When freeriding on the really big hillsides and not shed a single drop of sweat on the way up? In Engelberg the "Big 5" offer you exactly this comfort. Immerse yourself in the powder directly from the lift - unbelievable but true!

Reason 3

All-Weather Terrain

The freeride area in Engelberg stretches from 1000 to 3000 m above sea level. Even days after the last snowfall, top conditions can still be found at higher altitudes. In addition, there are also various small, fine bad weather runs, so that you are sure to get your money's worth!

Reason 3

All-Weather Terrain

The freeride area in Engelberg stretches from 1000 to 3000 m above sea level. Even days after the last snowfall, top conditions can still be found at higher altitudes. In addition, there are also various small, fine bad weather runs, so that you are sure to get your money's worth!

Reason 3

All-Weather Terrain

The freeride area in Engelberg stretches from 1000 to 3000 m above sea level. Even days after the last snowfall, top conditions can still be found at higher altitudes. In addition, there are also various small, fine bad weather runs, so that you are sure to get your money's worth!

Reason 3

All-Weather Terrain

The freeride area in Engelberg stretches from 1000 to 3000 m above sea level. Even days after the last snowfall, top conditions can still be found at higher altitudes. In addition, there are also various small, fine bad weather runs, so that you are sure to get your money's worth!

Reason 4

Relaxed freeride community

In Engelberg, a colourful freeride crowd from all over the world cavorts in winter. The experiences of the day are exchanged over a drink in one of the hip bars and pubs, new friendships are made and plans for the next day are made.

Reason 4

Relaxed freeride community

In Engelberg, a colourful freeride crowd from all over the world cavorts in winter. The experiences of the day are exchanged over a drink in one of the hip bars and pubs, new friendships are made and plans for the next day are made.

Reason 4

Relaxed freeride community

In Engelberg, a colourful freeride crowd from all over the world cavorts in winter. The experiences of the day are exchanged over a drink in one of the hip bars and pubs, new friendships are made and plans for the next day are made.

Reason 4

Relaxed freeride community

In Engelberg, a colourful freeride crowd from all over the world cavorts in winter. The experiences of the day are exchanged over a drink in one of the hip bars and pubs, new friendships are made and plans for the next day are made.

Reason 5

Short journey

In one hour's drive from Zurich to Engelberg and only 30 minutes later you are on Mount TITLIS, ready for the first run of the day. If you come by plane, you can make the first tracks in the snow with a morning flight before lunch.

Reason 5

Short journey

In one hour's drive from Zurich to Engelberg and only 30 minutes later you are on Mount TITLIS, ready for the first run of the day. If you come by plane, you can make the first tracks in the snow with a morning flight before lunch.

Reason 5

Short journey

In one hour's drive from Zurich to Engelberg and only 30 minutes later you are on Mount TITLIS, ready for the first run of the day. If you come by plane, you can make the first tracks in the snow with a morning flight before lunch.

Reason 5

Short journey

In one hour's drive from Zurich to Engelberg and only 30 minutes later you are on Mount TITLIS, ready for the first run of the day. If you come by plane, you can make the first tracks in the snow with a morning flight before lunch.