Titlis Rundtour - The alpine classic

Ski Touring
9.2 km
Travel time
Tour details
Tour details
Titlis Rundtour - The alpine classic
One of the most attractive "skitours" in Engelberg. The "Titlis round-trip" is an alpine ski tour. It provides long downhill runs, short climbs, rappelling into steep couloirs and a great glacier hike. 
The tour requires very good mountaineering skills. Safe avalanche conditions, solid ascension technique and the equipment and ability to abseil are required. It is highly recommended to hire a mountain guide.

Technical details

Tour type
Ski Touring
Starting point
Klein Titlis, Bergstation
Point of arrival
5 / 6
608 m
2530 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, April
Hinter Titlisjoch - Ober Stäfeli (Engelberg - OW) - Firnalpeli - Chell (Engelberg - OW)
Safety information

Safety tips for off-piste skiing

  • Please note that you are travelling at your own risk.
  • A ski tour 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 snow fun in powder snow at the Snow & Safety Days.

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Good to know

Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.
Arrival / Return journey
Take the Motorway A2 (Basel-Luzern-Gotthard) to Stans-south. From there follow the main road for 20 km to Engelberg. Engelberg is about 30 minutes from Lucerne. From Zurich you need about 1 h 15 min, and from Bern or Basel approximatly 1 h 45 min.
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