|Begin of tour:||Aerial cableway station Brunni|
|End of tour:||Engelberg railway station|
|Access starting point:||Train to Engelberg|
|Access point of arrival:||Train from Engelberg|
|Hiking time:||2 h 50 min|
|Gastronomy:||• Bergrestaurant Ristis |
• Gasthaus Schwand
This hike follows a no-miss trail from beginning to end. The climb is pleasantly steep with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the superb views. The hamlet of Schwand is the half-way mark and the picturesque wayside chapel you pass en route is likely to prove an irresistible photo opportunity. The last part of the trail takes you through snow-clad forests back to Engelberg and its famous monastery.
Ristis - Schwand - Engelberg
At the station, set off through the village of Engelberg in the direction of the Brunnibahn valley station. Take the cable car up to Ristis and there follow the wide trail back down to Engelberg. At Spisboden, follow the trail signposted to Schwand, where you will find another wide trail leading back to the centre of Engelberg.
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.