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Mt. Titlis – a winter wonderland & thrill seekers’ favourite destination. Mt. Titlis is one of the most popular winter sports destinations in Switzerland, and for good reason. The thrills never stop, whether you’re hurtling down the slopes at high speed or taking in the breathtaking views from the cable car. And with Mt. Titlis being just a short distance from Lucerne, it’s the perfect place to get your adrenaline fix without having to travel too far. So if you’re looking for a bit of excitement this winter for the whole family, head to Mt. Titlis.
Thrills on Mt. Titlis continue with e-snowmobiles at SnowXpark
Winter at Mt. Titlis just got even more thrilling with the addition of electric snowmobiles at SnowXpark, located in the heart of the Engelberg-Titlis ski area. These environmentally friendly vehicles let visitors zoom across the snow with a sense of excitement and adventure. From December to April, visitors can try out these electric snowmobiles in the winter park on Trübsee for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Winter at Mt. Titlis is not a season to slow down – pick up the pace with electric snowmobiles at SnowXpark.
Classic snowmobiles emit harmful CO2 and require engine oil, polluting the pristine snowy landscape. These Swiss-made e-snowmobiles however offer an environmentally friendly solution. With zero emissions and no need for engine oil, they allow visitors to experience the Alps in a sustainable manner. In addition to being environmentally conscious, these electric snowmobiles also offer a quiet and smooth ride. No driver’s license is required to rent one of these e-snowmobiles. The longest cordoned-off circuit at the SnowXpark is about a kilometre, offering plenty of space for thrill-seekers to explore, with the mountain scenery at Mt. Titlis providing a perfect backdrop for the adrenaline kick that awaits.
Gather your family or friends and hit the track with up to six e-snowmobiles, ideal for all skill levels. Youngsters over 12 years of age can join in on the fun with the click of a button, setting junior mode on their vehicle. Capture all the thrilling action with one of the ActionCam rentals mounted on the helmet or snowmobile for an unforgettable experience. So gather your crew, hit the throttle, and enjoy an unforgettable day racing through the snow at Titlis. With strong torque and a sleek design, electric snowmobiling is undoubtedly a unique activity for those wishing to experience the Swiss mountains in an engaging new style.
Snow Tubing with friends at Trübsee Snow Park on Mt. Titlis
At Mt. Titlis, there is no shortage of snow activities that offers a unique, thrilling experience for the whole family while keeping the pace of fun set on high. If you’re looking for something other than skiing or snowboarding, try your hands on snow tubing at Trübsee Snow Park, located next to the Alpine Lodge Trübsee. Like e-snowmobiles, snow tubing is a lot of fun as you ride down snow-covered slopes in oversized, inflatable tubes. People of all ages and experience levels can enjoy snow tubing, making it a perfect activity for the whole group.
Snow tubing is one such activity that is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in all of us. Glide down a snow-covered hill on a balancer, mini bobs and snow tubes for snow-flying action. For added convenience, a magic carpet will quickly transport you back up the hill to race down again. Open daily from December to April, snow tubing is the perfect winter activity for all ages. So grab your snow gear and experience the thrill of snow tubing at its finest. With the TITLIS Xpress Engelberg – Trübsee gondola, getting to and from the snowpark is also convenient.
The winter season at Trübsee brings a unique level of beauty, as the snowy landscape adds an extra layer of magic to the already spectacular mountain views. While snow tubing or simply taking in the scenery, guests can revel in the winter wonderland surrounding them. And with a variety of winter activities available, there’s guaranteed something for everyone to enjoy. Whether on a solo trip or with loved ones, Trübsee offers an unforgettable winter experience filled with breathtaking views and thrilling adventures.
Titlis Cliff Walk – a 100m walk of nerves 3,041m above sea level
The adventure continues as you head further up from Trübsee Snow Park. The TITLIS Rotair cable car, the world’s first revolving gondola, offers a unique and breathtaking experience as it transports visitors to Titlis Cliff Walk. During the five-minute journey, the cable car rotates a full 360 degrees, giving passengers panoramic views of steep rock faces, deep crevasses, and distant snow-covered mountain peaks. The iconic ride is not to be missed for those looking for a dramatic and memorable way to experience the beauty of the Swiss Alps. From the middle station at Stand, heading to Titlis Cliff Walk via the TITLIS Rotair cable car is truly a one-of-a-kind adventure.
Titlis Cliff Walk, located high up on the summit of Mt. Titlis, offers a heart-pounding experience for adventurers looking for a thrill. The suspension bridge stretches 500 metres off the ground, and with only one metre in width, solid nerves are definitely required as you traverse its length. But, of course, all of this would be for nothing if not for the spectacular views offered at an altitude of 3,041 metres above sea level. And as if these offerings weren’t enough, Titlis Cliffwalk proudly holds the record for being the highest suspension bridge in Europe. So continue your adventure across this steel bridge and jolt your senses as you take the 150 unforgettable steps needed to cross the bridge.
Mt. Titlis offers more than just Europe’s highest suspension bridge and an opportunity to walk through a blue glacier cave via an underground tunnel and get a unique glimpse into the hidden world within. At the Ice Flyer station, visitors can ride a chair lift over the glacier itself. And at the valley station below, winter gear is available for rental so that no one has to miss out on Mt. Titlis’s spectacular offerings. But Mt. Titlis isn’t just about scenery– it’s about adventure and adrenaline.
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity made available every winter day – ski down 12km from a glacier to a village
Skiing at Mt. Titlis offers another genuinely once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for adrenaline seekers and winter sports enthusiasts alike, a testament to the versatility of this destination. Ski down 2,000 meters from the top of Mt. Titlis, traversing glacier terrain to the cosy village below. The 12 km downhill run is the longest in the Titlis ski area and offers breathtaking views at every turn. From December to April, this unique adventure is available every day for those daring enough to take on the challenge. Ski or snowboard your way through some of the world’s most pristine alpine terrain – it’s an experience you won’t soon forget.
The Engelberg-TITLIS ski area offers a truly unique skiing experience, with 82 kilometres of runs suitable for all levels. There’s something for everyone, from the gentle beginner slopes to the impressive freeride runs. And for those looking for even more adventure, professional mountain guides are available for hire to guide you through the stunning Alpine terrain. Engelberg-TITLIS is not just about the quantity of runs but also the quality – making it a top destination for experienced skiers and snowboarders worldwide.
Engelberg-TITLIS is the ultimate winter wonderland for all age groups, with easy-to-access rental facilities and ski schools. Located just steps away from the valley station, a wide assortment of skis, snowboards, and other sports gear is available for rent, suitable for every level of experience. From beginners to advanced, Engelberg’s ski and snowboard schools have a course tailored for everyone in mind – whether you’re just starting out or pushing for the next level of expertise.
If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush this winter, Mt. Titlis is the place to go. From skiing and snowboarding down its slopes to riding on e-snowmobiles in the SnowXpark, there’s something for everyone at Titlis. And if that’s not enough excitement for you, check out some of the other activities available while you’re there, like tubing or the Cliff Walk. So put on your warmest clothes and head on over to Switzerland’s most popular winter destination – Mt. Titlis! ◼
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© This article was first published online in Nov 2022 – World Travel Magazine.