04 February 2020 - The Klostermatte is known and loved by families far and wide. Because learning to ski is particularly fun here. And when Globi stops by, the day is remembered fondly anyway. We have already reported on the Klostermatte in an earlier blog post. But Engelberg offers even more great opportunities to spend a day in the snow:
Two toboggan runs of varying degrees of difficulty lead down from Brunni to Ristis, guaranteeing lots of fun for the whole family in the most beautiful surroundings. These toboggan runs can be combined well with a stay at the playground in Ristis.
Things are more leisurely on the Fürenalp. Here the children can sledge on their own - but the sledge itself is pulled up. Parents are likely to be so impressed by the panorama that they are happy to let the children sledge again and again. For refreshments, there is a restaurant with a large sun terrace.
The funicular railway from Engelberg takes you comfortably up to Gerschnialp. This is over 100 years old and in our modern times a small highlight in itself. Down, the toboggan run winds its way through the winding road. In the past, bobsleigh races actually took place on this track! Recommended for small children only in the company of an adult "pilot".
There are also beginner slopes on Gerschnialp and Untertrübsee. The two areas on the Titlisseite are not only worth a trip in spring, when the snow on the Klostermatte slowly becomes scarce. Thanks to the recommendable restaurants on Gerschnialp and Untertrübsee, no one goes hungry.
Fun is guaranteed here: In the slide park, "Zipfelbobs" and rubber tyres are available. The conveyor belt brings the sledders comfortably back to the start. With a ticket to Lake Trübsee, this snow fun is free. In combination with a walk around Lake Trübsee, the whole family is happy here. By the way: If you want to extend your day trip, you should come on a Saturday night. On Saturday night, the slide park and the restaurants are open until 10.45 pm.
A very special adventure awaits you at Trübsee in the snowXpark: the world's only electric snowmobiles operate here. On the closed-off circuit, children as young as 12 can take a snowmobile around their own curves and drift in the snow. A really cool family experience that dads, in particular, are sure to enjoy! As the demand for the snowmobiles is high, a reservation is recommended.
Text: Andrea Hurschler
Andrea Hurschler grew up in Engelberg and lives here with her husband and two small daughters. She appreciates the privilege of being able to be active in the snow every day as a matter of course and without much effort.
Pictures: Andrea Hurschler and Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus AG