88 Nidwaldner Höhenweg
88 Nidwaldner Höhenweg
88 Nidwalder Höhenweg
88 Nidwalder Höhenweg

Hiking

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Nidwaldner Höhenweg

Stage 3, Melchsee-Frutt–Engelberg

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Nidwaldner Höhenweg

Past four wonderful mountain lakes and over the Jochpass to the monastery village of Engelberg. The nearby imposing mountain world of the Hochstollen, Glogghuis and Titlis bids you welcome. The long descent to Engelberg can be shortened with the aerial cableway.
Past four wonderful mountain lakes and over the Jochpass to the monastery village of Engelberg. The nearby imposing mountain world of the Hochstollen, Glogghuis and Titlis bids you welcome. The long descent to Engelberg can be shortened with the aerial cableway.
21 km
660 m | 1550 m
6 h 20 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Melchsee-Frutt
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Season

Season
Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections

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Hint
Rail/bus/boat: long section, please note cableway recommendation No. 207 Trübsee–Engelberg.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Engelberg
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the communities. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
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Obwaldner Wanderwege
6061 Sarnen
info@ow-wanderwege.ch
www.ow-wanderwege.ch

Services

Accommodation

Bärghuis Jochpass
Bärghuis Jochpass
Engelberg
Frutt Resort AG
Frutt Resort AG
Melchsee-Frutt
Jugendherberge Engelberg
Jugendherberge Engelberg
Engelberg
Hotel Crystal Engelberg
Hotel Crystal Engelberg
Engelberg
Berglodge Ristis
Berglodge Ristis
Engelberg
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Bookable offers

88 Nidwaldner Höhenweg
88 Nidwaldner Höhenweg
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Places

Melchsee-Frutt
Melchsee-Frutt
Engstlenalp
Engstlenalp
Engelberg - Titlis
Engelberg - Titlis
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Places of interest

Jochpass Trail
Jochpass Trail
Trudy Trail
Trudy Trail
Hells Bells Trail
Hells Bells Trail
Benedictine Monastery Engelberg
Benedictine Monastery Engelberg
Cheese Factory
Cheese Factory
Folk Museum
Folk Museum
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization