Tina and Ben are enthusiastic ski tourers. Lucerne – which is where they’re from – is a springboard for a good many tours, some of which can be completed in as little as half a day.
Lucerne is a good starting point for ski tours long and short. That includes the tour from Klewenalp above Beckenried via the Brisenhaus to the Glatt Grat. There are many ways of getting to Klewenalp from Lucerne. Tina and Ben aren’t in a hurry, so they turn this relatively short, easy tour into a leisurely day trip.
In full ski touring gear, Tina and Ben board the scheduled boat to Beckenried at 9.12 a.m.
On the Glatt Grat, Tina and Ben decide at the last minute to make a round trip out of the excursion. They ski down to the Brisenhaus before heading for Niederrickenbach. The descent is like the ascent, not very steep but great fun in good snow.
They reach Niederrickenbach via a slightly hilly winter walking trail, after which it’s an aerial cableway down to Dallenwil.
At Dallenwil, Tina and Ben happily take the train back to Lucerne and compare notes about their day.