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A difficult via ferrata demanding a high level of fitness, suitable for advanced climbers. Climbers are secured by a steel cable throughout the course, and proper knowledge and use of the safety and climbing equipment is required.
West face of the Brunnistöckli (2,030 metres a.s.l.)
|Starting point|| |
The Brunnihütte can be reached by cableway or chairlift from Engelberg via Ristis. The start of the via ferrata is a short walk from there (in a north-easterly direction).
|Duration||5min from the Brunnihütte to the starting point |
30min for via ferrata ascent
20min for the descent
This via ferrata is steep and involves an aerial passage. It is ideal as an introduction to difficult climbs (strong upper arms are required).
|Contact||For further information: |
Brunni cableways - Tel.: +41 (0)41 639 60 60
Mountain guide office - Tel.: +41 (0)41 638 02 57
Overnight accommodation at the SAC Brunnihütte - Tel.: +41 (0)41 637 37 32
A via ferrata set (climbing harness, safety rope, braking device and helmet) and suitable mountain boots are essential.
Equipment can be hired from the Brunni cableways (limited availability) or from various sports shops in Engelberg.
Climbers use the via ferrata at their own risk. The maker of the via ferrata does not accept any liability.
|Mountain guide office|| |
Inexperienced climbers and beginners are best advised to enlist the expert guidance of a qualified mountain guide!
Engelberg Mountain Guide Office – Tel.: +41 (0)41 638 0257, E-mail: info(at)bergfuehrer-engelberg.ch