Engelberg - Untertrübsee




4.21 km long
difficulty: medium
condition: easy
Winter hiking
  • 01:26 h
  • 304 m
  • 57 m
  • 1,000 m
  • 1,258 m
  • 258 m
  • 4.21 km
  • start: Engelberg
  • destination: Untertrübsee
Comfortable hike through the forest to Gerschnialp and on to Untertrübsee.

From Hotel Bänklialp you hike uphill via the Bänklialp path through the forest to Gerschnialp, then continue on the road to Gerschnialp station, along the winter hiking trail through the forest and across the valley floor at the foot of the Bitzistock to Untertrübsee.


Best season

depending on the weather




High and firm hiking boots or winter boots, warm clothes, sun protection, hiking poles are advantageous.


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.
Parking spaces are available in Engelberg for a fee.
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.

Additional information


Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus


Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus


The Restaurant Untertrübsee is known for its meringues and is therefore also known by locals and Engelberg lovers as the Meringue curve.  

Safety guidelines

When planning, please refer to the winter sports report where it is indicated whether the winter hiking trails are prepared and open.


Getting there
Engelberg - Untertrübsee
6390 Engelberg