World Reviewer rating

Worth a visit
Rating 0.6 (188 votes)

Snowboarding Engelberg

Listed under Snowboarding in Switzerland.

Photo of Snowboarding Engelberg
Photo by flickr user sebas
Pin It

Off piste adventures here you come – right down the beautiful vertical drops and out the chutes at the other end – but be careful – this is avalanche country. The skiable area is laid out all over like a fluffy white quilt just waiting for you to put your tracks all over, but it goes in and out a bit, meaning bowls, chutes, ridges, just interesting terrain.

Beginners head over to Brunni for the gentle ride, everyone else heave up to the glacier on the HUGE cable car – mind the hangovers lads.

Apparently Engelberg has the longest vertical drop in Switzerland – a bit of a feat when you check out those swooping Alps.

Written by  H.T. Hallum.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

There are no posts. Why not be the first to have your say?

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?

Who's been here

No travelers have told us they have been here. Have you?

Similar Experiences

  • Mont Tremblant

    We love to snowboard. It is the best way to pass the long winters. It actually makes the cold weather quite enjoyable. There i…

  • Folgaria and Jurassik Snowboarding Park

    This was one of my most recent trips and it’s recommended in the Footprints snowboarding book, as well as by some friends of mi…

  • Kicking Horse

    Kicking Horse is near the little town of Golden, which is a resort, but a fairly ordinary one, but there’s a good shuttle to Ki…

Nearby Experiences

  • Skiing Engelberg

    Long runs are the special appeal of this resort, which covers beautiful alpine country between 1,000 and 3,000 metres above sea…

  • Lake Lucerne

    A relic of the last ice age, Lake Lucerne follows glacier-carved valleys in the northern Alps. Fantastic views can be obtained …

  • The William Tell Express

    The full William Tell Express tourist package technically begins with a very slow boat trip on Lake Lucerne, but from here the …

Related links

Contribute to this page