The Best Trails in Obwalden (Switzerland)

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Photo of Alpnachstad - Aemsigen - Pilatus Kulm - Blumenpfad - Tomlishorn - Esel Photo of Aelggialp scenic hiking Photo of Pilatus
  • near Alpnachstad, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    11.98mi
    Elevation +
    7897f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Alpnachstad - Aemsigen - Pilatus Kulm - Blumenpfad - Tomlishorn - Esel Photo of Alpnachstad - Aemsigen - Pilatus Kulm - Blumenpfad - Tomlishorn - Esel Photo of Alpnachstad - Aemsigen - Pilatus Kulm - Blumenpfad - Tomlishorn - Esel

    30 - July - 2016 Total walking time: 9 hrs. English (castellano debajo); We started the route from the train station parking in Alpnachstad. In case you want to go by train you can visit https://www.sbb.ch/en for ...

    Great path, really recommended, also is easy to follow the path signals. I did only the walk at the top and the downhill...
    Carlos Stump
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  • Aelggialp scenic hiking

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    near Aelggi Alp, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.07mi
    Elevation +
    1467f
    TrailRank
    58
    Photo of Aelggialp scenic hiking Photo of Aelggialp scenic hiking Photo of Aelggialp scenic hiking

    Panoramic tour near the center of Swizerland: https://www.myswitzerland.com/en-ch/experiences/the-very-middle-of-switzerland/ The road to this place has time limitation as the road is very difficult and crossing cars com...

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  • Pilatus

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    near Alpnachstad, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    5.41mi
    Elevation +
    5518f
    TrailRank
    53| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Pilatus Photo of Pilatus Photo of Pilatus

    Excellent exercise hike from Alpnachstad (easily get there by train from Lucerne) up to Pilatus Kulm. Technically easy, it's just a long slog up, but worth it. Option exists to take the cable cars back down to Lucerne, a...

    Thanks!
    porozov
    bel percorso e ottima descrizione
    vib
    Werde wieder mal machen. Super Trail.
    faluca71
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  • Horweli

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    Hiking
    near Halten, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.23mi
    Elevation +
    1312f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Horweli Photo of Horweli Photo of Horweli

    Starting and arriving point is "Horweli" situated on the western hill of Alpnach (Obwalden, Switzerland). This tour is located absolutely away form most of tourist trails. After parking the car we started the way up on...

    Nice trail, but we had to take another way at the middle, local people told us that there was too much snow to go throug...
    Vinalti
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  • Melchsee-Frutt nach Rotsandnollen

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    Backcountry Ski
    near Melchsee-Frutt, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    11.52mi
    Elevation +
    2687f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Melchsee-Frutt nach Rotsandnollen Photo of Melchsee-Frutt nach Rotsandnollen Photo of Melchsee-Frutt nach Rotsandnollen

    Last Saturday we went to Melchsee-Frutt. The weather wasn’t nice, but enough to do some skitouren. We took the cable car from Stöckalp to Melchesee-frutt. There, we decided to go to Rotsandnollen. For our opinion, it ...

    Una miqueta toston... sort que el lloc era guai :)
    marta.ferrer
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  • Pilatus - From Alpnachstadt

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    near Alpnachstad, Kanton Obwalden (Swiss Confederation)
    Distance
    6.09mi
    Elevation +
    9144f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Pilatus - From Alpnachstadt Photo of Pilatus - From Alpnachstadt Photo of Pilatus - From Alpnachstadt

    Done on a sunny day with regular walking pace and frequent small breaks for pics. Would take approx 3h if done with NO breaks and good pace (average young man in ok shape). Possibility to cut the walk in half by ta...

    a must do thing.. amazing scenary.. breathless
    cmmbc
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  • Engelberg - Rot Grätli - Bannalp

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    near Hinter Horbis, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.08mi
    Elevation +
    2418f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Engelberg - Rot Grätli - Bannalp Photo of Engelberg - Rot Grätli - Bannalp Photo of Engelberg - Rot Grätli - Bannalp

    Beautiful alpine trail. We took the cablecar and chair lift up to the Brünnihütte. From there a long trail leads up to the Rughubelhütte. The trail continues behind the mountain hut towards Rot Grätli. The last part is a...

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  • near Melchsee-Frutt, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    9.57mi
    Elevation +
    1086f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Melchsee-Frutt, Tannensee, Engstlenalp out and back Photo of Melchsee-Frutt, Tannensee, Engstlenalp out and back Photo of Melchsee-Frutt, Tannensee, Engstlenalp out and back

    A beautiful hike with restaurant options near every lake. It begins by the panoramic elevator at the Melchsee for about 4km on a very nice trail to the Tannensee. From there, you can walk around the Tannensee or conti...

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  • Melchsee-Frutt

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    near Melchsee-Frutt, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    7.11mi
    Elevation +
    981f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Melchsee-Frutt Photo of Melchsee-Frutt Photo of Melchsee-Frutt

    Stunning scenery, if you don’t like walking on edges or heights this is not the walk for you. Although you can still take in the beauty of Melchsee Frutt by staying within the valley and walking around the lakes. The wal...

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  • near Arni Alp, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    4.53mi
    Elevation +
    3028f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Stockalp - Melchsee-Frutt - Blausee - Melchsee-Frutt Photo of Stockalp - Melchsee-Frutt - Blausee - Melchsee-Frutt Photo of Stockalp - Melchsee-Frutt - Blausee - Melchsee-Frutt

    Cable car from Stockalp then amazing and easy snowshoeing loop from Melchsee Ftutt to Blauseeli and back. You can hire snowshoe for CHF15 from the shop on level -2. Follow pink poles route 792. We will be coming back for...

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  • near Alpnachstad, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    17.07mi
    Elevation +
    7103f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of ALPNACHSTAD-AMSIGEN-PILATUS-LUTOLDSMATT (MOUNT PILATUS) Photo of ALPNACHSTAD-AMSIGEN-PILATUS-LUTOLDSMATT (MOUNT PILATUS) Photo of ALPNACHSTAD-AMSIGEN-PILATUS-LUTOLDSMATT (MOUNT PILATUS)

    Exceptional hike from Alpnachstad to Pilatus summit. Amazing sceneries from the start to the top. The ascent is moderate but long (Around 1700 m). The view from the top is rewarding! The point you reach first is the Pila...

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  • Stöckalp to Melchsee-Frutt

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    near Arni Alp, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    3.89mi
    Elevation +
    2684f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Stöckalp to Melchsee-Frutt Photo of Stöckalp to Melchsee-Frutt Photo of Stöckalp to Melchsee-Frutt

    Beginning from the parking in Stockalp, follow the road for several hundred meters before connecting to the trail to ascend to Melchsee. The trail is well marked and easy to follow. It is wide enough for 2 people to wa...

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  • Stöckalp Melchsee-Frutt (+Bonistock)

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    Trail Running
    near Arni Alp, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    18.14mi
    Elevation +
    4537f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Stöckalp Melchsee-Frutt (+Bonistock) Photo of Stöckalp Melchsee-Frutt (+Bonistock) Photo of Stöckalp Melchsee-Frutt (+Bonistock)

    First try of Melchsee area. Net moving time 3hrs 45 mins. The path up and down from Stockalp to Melchsee Frutt is easy, well signalled, and unexposed. It seems to be an archaic livestock "road" to Frutt (alter Frutt ...

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  • near Müssen, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.21mi
    Elevation +
    1755f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Glaubenberg - Fürstein - Ober Sewen Photo of Glaubenberg - Fürstein - Ober Sewen Photo of Glaubenberg - Fürstein - Ober Sewen

    Done on a sunny day of the end of September 2016. Inspired by the hike posted on wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=1955765 However, we did it in the opposite direction (going towards the lake first) & cut through the trai...

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  • near Breitenfeld, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    12.02mi
    Elevation +
    2762f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Schönbüel - Brienzer Rothorn - Chrutenenpass - Brienz Photo of Schönbüel - Brienzer Rothorn - Chrutenenpass - Brienz Photo of Schönbüel - Brienzer Rothorn - Chrutenenpass - Brienz

    From the hotel go to Gibel and turn right. Follow the path. After seeing the Eisee on your right, go down and then straight up in front to the Brienzer Rothorn. From there, follow for Lättgässli (very steep descent but...

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  • Gerschnialp Rundweg

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    near Engelberg, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    6.74mi
    Elevation +
    1759f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Gerschnialp Rundweg Photo of Gerschnialp Rundweg Photo of Gerschnialp Rundweg

    Starting from Engelberg (doesn't matter where exactly), join the path on the river bank towards Einwäldi. After passing by the camping lot you will find a sign pointing to the right and uphill, at the end of the field yo...

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  • 2 Half Day trail - Obwald

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    near Wolfetsmatt, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    5.84mi
    Elevation +
    1686f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 4.0
    Photo of 2 Half Day trail - Obwald Photo of 2 Half Day trail - Obwald Photo of 2 Half Day trail - Obwald

    We did this hike during 2 half days, we slept at the Panorama 1 point. You got a cool view and the place to camp is ok. We had to go through Heidi because of the snow on the other side, no regrets we got really nice lan...

    Interesting trail offering some nice views on the countryside. After Heiti one has to climb up a pasture which is not cl...
    dchr1
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  • Fürenalp Rundweg

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    near Holzhostatt, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    8.22mi
    Elevation +
    2690f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Fürenalp Rundweg Photo of Fürenalp Rundweg Photo of Fürenalp Rundweg

    Parking at Fürenalp Talstation. From there follow the hiking path, through the forest passing Stäfeli and continue until a few KM later you find a sing forcing you to turn left. Then a mellow path with some easy uphill b...

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  • Lungern to Zug (5 lakes)

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    Bicycle Touring
    near Lungern, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    46.38mi
    Elevation +
    1302f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Lungern to Zug (5 lakes) Photo of Lungern to Zug (5 lakes) Photo of Lungern to Zug (5 lakes)

    This is as scenic as is gets on a sunny day. The 5 lakes are Lungerersee Sarnersee Alpnachersee Vierwaldstättersee (Lake of Luzern) Zugersee Kantons: Mostly Obwalden (tiny bit of Nidwalden), Luzern (tiny bit of...

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  • Sarnen / Cross Skating 20 Cm

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    Roller Ski
    near Kirchhofen, Kanton Obwalden (Switzerland)
    Distance
    13.13mi
    Elevation +
    92f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Sarnen / Cross Skating 20 Cm Photo of Sarnen / Cross Skating 20 Cm Photo of Sarnen / Cross Skating 20 Cm

    Flat and easy but at some stretches with larger gravel. The first part goes right by the lake and in a narrow path, at some points so narrow it is tricky to skate. It is a walking path. You are allowed to be on cross ...

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