The Aa Gorge - Engelberg Aa

Engelberg

Funpark

Funpark

Fürenalp

Fürenalp

Titlis Trübsee

Titlis Trübsee

Engelberg Spannort

Engelberg Spannort

Engelberg Hahnenblick

Engelberg Hahnenblick

Parking de la halle des sports

Parking de la halle des sports

Brunni - Engelberg - Talstation Engelberg

Brunni - Engelberg - Talstation Engelberg

Brunni - Engelberg - Klostermatte

Brunni - Engelberg - Klostermatte

Brunni Sessel

Brunni Sessel

Brunni - Engelberg - Sessellift Bergstation

Brunni - Engelberg - Sessellift Bergstation

Härzlisee Brunni 1860 m.ü.M.

Härzlisee Brunni 1860 m.ü.M.

Engelberger Wetter und Bergpanorama.

Engelberger Wetter und Bergpanorama.

At the mountain station near the Grafenort Mansion begins the hike through the Auenwald (Alluvial forest) and along Engelberg’s Aa River to Obermatt. This is the starting point of the trail through the gorge that leads across the historic stone bridge and over modern suspension bridges uphill in the direction of Engelberg.

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Between gigantic, wedged rock boulders, the roaring water masses find their way into the valley. They create a pleasant noise that accompanies the hiker on the first part of his hike to Engelberg. Thanks to the pleasant, cool spray of the Engelberger Aa and the shady forest, the Aa Gorge is an unforgettable hiking experience even on a hot day.

Near Obermatt you will find the local power station adjacent to the former railway station for the trains to Engelberg... today the Central Railwat no longer runs on the steep cogwheel ramp, but through a 4-kilometer long tunnel.

In the lower section of the gorge an excellent barbecue station invites you to grill some savory snacks.

After a rain storm in 2005 the trail had to be rebuilt.

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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