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Ski Resorts Near Engelberg
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Engelberg Switzerland.
Engelberg Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1900 the Swiss ski resort Engelberg lies at 1050 metres altitude in the Central region of the Swiss Alps / Alpes. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3020m Engelberg ski area is snow sure. Over 20 snow cannons ensure artificial Engelberg snow making covers 32km of ski trails, which equates to around 40 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Engelberg (Switzerland) is Zürich at a distance of 100km or approximately 104 minutes driving time. Engelberg ski season runs from November to May.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Engelberg Switzerland
0 runs 0km
10 runs 25km
14 runs 53km
1 runs 1km
Skiing in Engelberg
Skiing Engelberg you'll enjoy 25 pistes and trails and that means approximately 82km of ski runs. Engelberg lifts number 22 with the capacity to uplift 26000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Swiss ski resort of Engelberg is over 12km long. Ski Engelberg summer or winter as there is also glacier skiing in Engelberg.
Engelberg Ski Area
Engelberg ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 40% intermediate, 56% advanced ski slopes and 4% for expert skiers - the most difficult Engelberg piste is the 2km Rotegg run, with a steepness/slope angle of 45%. You can't ski Engelberg after dark.
Engelberg for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Engelberg
If you snowboard Engelberg you'll want to know that, of the 22 ski lifts in total, 6 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Engelberg snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Engelberg snowboard facilities include 2 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 1 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Engelberg for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Engelberg Apres Ski
The apres ski Engelberg scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
11 apres ski bars 54 restaurants 0 bowling 5 night club 1 cinema 1 billiards / pool 0 games room 1 concert 4 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 9 saunas 1 hot tubs 2 solariums 2 masseurs 1 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 36 prepare winter walks 1 climbing 1 golf 1 fishing 1 museum 1 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Badminton, Darts, Climbing Wall, Curling, Golf Driving Range, Ice Hockey, Shooting, Ski Mountaineering, Swing Walking, Tennis.
Engelberg for apres ski gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
More Engelberg Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Engelberg resort - ski Engelberg by any other name
The Swiss ski resort of Engelberg ski resort is also known as Engelberg Brunni, Jochpass, Titlis and has the following common misspellings:
Engelberg ski area has ski slopes which face S N W
The direction which the various Engelberg ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Engelberg ski resort has ski slopes facing S N W.
Engelberg for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Engelberg reviews, 4.3 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.