The Best Trails in Nidwalden (Switzerland)

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Photo of 4 Lakes Trübsee to Melchsee-Frutt Photo of Barbecue on the mountain Photo of Vierwaldstättersee from Oberdorf Part 2
  • near Ober Trübsee Alp, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.03mi
    Elevation +
    2454f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of 4 Lakes Trübsee to Melchsee-Frutt Photo of 4 Lakes Trübsee to Melchsee-Frutt Photo of 4 Lakes Trübsee to Melchsee-Frutt

    Said to be one of Switzerland's most beautiful hikes. Not sure if that's true, but it certainly is a stunning hike. Take a cable car from Engelberg to the start point at Trübsee. For the very lazy who don't want to do an...

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  • Barbecue on the mountain

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    near Matterboden, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.52mi
    Elevation +
    2110f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Barbecue on the mountain Photo of Barbecue on the mountain Photo of Barbecue on the mountain

    Nice hike from Hergiswil (Obermattweg) Many way are possible to get there, and many panorama are on the way. At the top you have a nice fire place with water and rocks. Depending on the season it can has some snow the...

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  • near Oberdorf, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    42.85mi
    Elevation +
    4997f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Vierwaldstättersee from Oberdorf Part 2 Photo of Vierwaldstättersee from Oberdorf Part 2 Photo of Vierwaldstättersee from Oberdorf Part 2

    South side of the lake: Circular tour from Oberdorf towards Beckenried-Emmetten-Seelisberg NOTE: Around km 20 of this route there's a hiking track (Wanderweg) downhill with countless stairs, you'll need to carry your bi...

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  • Bürgenstock

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    near Trogen, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.53mi
    Elevation +
    1007f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Bürgenstock Photo of Bürgenstock Photo of Bürgenstock

    Parkplatz Uf der Egg - Villa Honegg - Känzeli - Hammetschwand - Gasthaus Trogen - Uf der Egg -Parkplatz

    amazing lluzern view
    cmmbc
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  • Stans Buochserhorn Circular

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    Trail Running
    near Stans, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    17.19mi
    Elevation +
    5413f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Stans Buochserhorn Circular Photo of Stans Buochserhorn Circular Photo of Stans Buochserhorn Circular

    This is a crude first cut at running to Buochserhorn from Stans and returning to Stans. Net moving time was 3h13 and total time was 4h29. A little puzzling as I did not do major stops. Also the last 2 hundred meters u...

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  • 90% of Stanserhorn direct route

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    near Stans, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.64mi
    Elevation +
    3822f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of 90% of Stanserhorn direct route Photo of 90% of Stanserhorn direct route Photo of 90% of Stanserhorn direct route

    This is a fast hike, with a bit of slow running on way down. I wasn't sure if to categorise as trail running because on the way up, its nearly all a hike. No exposed areas Shoes with good grip as it can be slippery w...

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  • near Stansstad, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    16.27mi
    Elevation +
    4432f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Bürgenstock Felsenweg Ennetbürgen Stansstad Photo of Bürgenstock Felsenweg Ennetbürgen Stansstad Photo of Bürgenstock Felsenweg Ennetbürgen Stansstad

    Mix trail and road run. The first climb from Stansstad to Bürgenstock is a hike in a mountain path (red white). No chance to run, poles will help and trail shoes with good grip a must. It goes up 500 metres in about 2 k...

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  • Cross Skating 20 cm / Engelberger Aa

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    Roller Ski
    near Büren nid dem Bach, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    19.51mi
    Elevation +
    427f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Cross Skating 20 cm / Engelberger Aa Photo of Cross Skating 20 cm / Engelberger Aa Photo of Cross Skating 20 cm / Engelberger Aa

    Done in 2h11 min 14.2 km It follows the Engelberger Aa river so it is quite flat. The whole track should be left for 20cm wheels. But it has two distinct sections a) a very nice narrow local low traffic asphalt...

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  • Schafberg - Engelberg

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    Splitboard
    near Ober Trübsee Alp, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.88mi
    Elevation +
    2329f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Schafberg - Engelberg Photo of Schafberg - Engelberg Photo of Schafberg - Engelberg

    Tour start in Jochpass for us, since we have Skipasses. From there we start skinning up the track already settled, there's an small steep part that many do boot-pack on that day was the wiser choice. We reached quickly t...

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  • Snowshoes Wirzweli

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    Snowshoe
    near Wirzweli, Kanton Nidwalden (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    3.81mi
    Elevation +
    643f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo of Snowshoes Wirzweli Photo of Snowshoes Wirzweli Photo of Snowshoes Wirzweli

    The usual route goes a bit further before the final descent, but there wasn't enough snow when we did it. To start you have to take a second cable car, 8 minutes away from Wirzweli.

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  • Vierwaldstätterride -See

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    Road Bike
    near Oberdorf, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    63.86mi
    Elevation +
    6732f
    TrailRank
    23

    Super windy day, but so so nice to be able to connect this route, there's 1KM downhill at km 21.8ish to 22.9ish where the road ends and a hiking trail leads you down to Isleten. If you have MTB shoes it will be fine, it...

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  • A Hike for a Beer (Hergiswil)

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    Hiking
    near Matterboden, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.40mi
    Elevation +
    1070f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of A Hike for a Beer (Hergiswil) Photo of A Hike for a Beer (Hergiswil)

    Nice hike with a lot of panorama. You finish the hike in a nice bar next to the lake, we take a half liter beer for 6 CHF.

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  • near Stans, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    12.71mi
    Elevation +
    2799f
    TrailRank
    84| Rating 5.0
    Photo of SUIZA - Trans Swiss Trail - Etapa 19. De Stans a Buochs, Beckenried, Riseltenschlucht, Haselholz (730 m.) y Seelisberg Photo of SUIZA - Trans Swiss Trail - Etapa 19. De Stans a Buochs, Beckenried, Riseltenschlucht, Haselholz (730 m.) y Seelisberg Photo of SUIZA - Trans Swiss Trail - Etapa 19. De Stans a Buochs, Beckenried, Riseltenschlucht, Haselholz (730 m.) y Seelisberg

    Etapa 19 ⇐ Enlace a la etapa anterior: SUIZA - Trans Swiss Trail - Etapa 18b. De Sank Niklausen OW a Eggli, Halten, Oberhostatt, Murmatt y Stans ⇒ Enlace a la etapa siguiente: SUIZA - Trans Swiss Trail - Etapa 20. De...

    impresionantes vistas amigo, casi pude sentir el paseo con tan buenas fotos, saludos desde México
    jmmaderasolida
    Nice trail my friend, regards
    mehdi.tabibvand
    Hey !! He bellezas las de la niebla !! Esas cascadas están muy lindas, y me encantó las del puente pequeñito en la monta...
    Jorditoms
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  • Stanserhorn

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    Hiking
    near Wirzweli, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.78mi
    Elevation +
    2415f
    TrailRank
    22

    Starting point is Wirzweli. This little town can be reached with a cable car from Dallenwil. From there it's first a moderate climbing up to Ächerli. From there it becomes steeper and steeper before you finally reach Sta...

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  • near Renggeli, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.84mi
    Elevation +
    1070f
    TrailRank
    19

    Easy trail but in November 2021 we found some snow in the path. We got a sunny day and water from snow melting cause a lot of mud on the trail. This made the downhill slippery. However, amazing views all the way down. Es...

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  • Schluchberg (from Wirzweli)

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    near Wirzweli, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.13mi
    Elevation +
    3425f
    TrailRank
    19

    Easy in summer conditions: only I/II- in the ascend from 2000m to 2050m. In our case, that ascend showed mixed conditions (layer of ice and snow on rocks), which was tricky and a bit dangerous. Recommended ascension usi...

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  • Via Ferrata Graustock

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    Via Ferrata
    near Ober Trübsee Alp, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.72mi
    Elevation +
    3576f
    TrailRank
    19

    The via ferrata continues all the way up to Graustock, in the GPS it is missing the last part, which is easier and shorter than the first part http://www.engelberg.ch/en/sommer-in-engelberg/via-ferrata-climbing/climbing...

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  • Wendenlücke - Engelberg

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    Splitboard
    near Ober Trübsee Alp, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.72mi
    Elevation +
    3409f
    TrailRank
    16

    A Engelberg classic, short climb incredible south facing snow! If you don't follow my track on the descent, be aware that there are many steep gullys and cliffs. I often see people on the wrong exit taking unnecessary r...

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  • Stans-Giswil

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    near Stans, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    16.25mi
    Elevation +
    2320f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Stans-Giswil Photo of Stans-Giswil Photo of Stans-Giswil

    Vía Jacobi. Hoy he salido algo mas tarde a las 8,30 después de dormir muy bien y desayunar con dos peregrinas, con las que he coincidido, aunque ellas hoy se quedaban antes que yo. Una muniquesa y una Suiza. El desayuno ...

    Moltíssimes gràcies per compartir i obrir-nos així una finestra als camins per Europa. Quines vistes més verdes i florid...
    SandraCamina
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  • near Stans, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    10.14mi
    Elevation +
    2093f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 4.0
    Photo of SUIZA - Caminos a Santiago. Vía Jacobi - Jakobsweg - 7 - De Stans a Sankt Jakob, Sankt Niklausen y Flüeli-Ranft Photo of SUIZA - Caminos a Santiago. Vía Jacobi - Jakobsweg - 7 - De Stans a Sankt Jakob, Sankt Niklausen y Flüeli-Ranft Photo of SUIZA - Caminos a Santiago. Vía Jacobi - Jakobsweg - 7 - De Stans a Sankt Jakob, Sankt Niklausen y Flüeli-Ranft

    Etapa 7 SUIZA - Caminos a Santiago. Vía Jacobi - Jakobsweg - 7 - De Stans a Sankt Jakob, Sankt Niklausen y Flüeli-Ranft ⇐ Enlace a la etapa anterior: SUIZA - Caminos a Santiago. Vía Jacobi - Jakobsweg - 6 - De Brun...

    Easy run
    Urs Walcher
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  • Burgenstock Falswenweg Loop

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    near Weid, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.01mi
    Elevation +
    1352f
    TrailRank
    9

    This loop begins and ends at Burgenstock Berg station. Take ferry to bergenstock Tal and then take the rack railway up to Bergenstock Berg

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  • near Stans, Kanton Nidwalden (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    12.71mi
    Elevation +
    2106f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 5.0
    Photo of 130602 Camino de Santiago. Via Jacobi. Suiza. Stans - Sachseln Photo of 130602 Camino de Santiago. Via Jacobi. Suiza. Stans - Sachseln Photo of 130602 Camino de Santiago. Via Jacobi. Suiza. Stans - Sachseln

    Empezamos atravesando la localidad de Stans. Unas fotos en la plaza, en la iglesia y según salimos de la ciudad empieza la cuesta arriba ya por senderos. Vamos a media ladera, unas veces con vistas al valle y otras entre...

    Muy bien explicado.
    Josep Nadal
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  • Ennetbürgen - Schartigrat

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    Hiking
    near Regenloch, Kanton Nidwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.86mi
    Elevation +
    1617f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of Ennetbürgen - Schartigrat Photo of Ennetbürgen - Schartigrat Photo of Ennetbürgen - Schartigrat

    Percorso ridotto all'interno di una selva di tracciati che disponeva di numerose possibilità, la più meritevole di cui la vetta del Bürgenstock (1164 m s.l.m. circa). Difficoltà tecnica soltanto media, sebbene alcuni sco...

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