The snow paradise Klewenalp-Stockhütte is easily accessible. The valley stations in Beckenried and Emmetten are situated directly on the highway A2 Luzern-Chiasso, about 15 minutes south of Luzern, exit Beckenried. Park your cars in the parking areas or travel comfortably by ship, train or post bus to Beckenried. In only 10 minutes you are in a winter sport resort of singular beauty which offers ideal winter conditions for everybody.
Snowboarders can enjoy a great terrain park and skiers will have a wonderful time on the well-prepared slopes. Take a break at the snow bar and enjoy the unique panorama of the Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains. Get tanned in the deck chairs. Also hikers find perfect conditions at the Klewenalp-Stockhütte.
The winter walks from the Klewenalp to the Stockhütte are prepared all winter long. The 9 km long varied toboggan-run is the longest in central Switzerland. In good snow and weather conditions you can enjoy tobogganing on the Klewenalp and Stockhütte at night.
Sweeping views far from the madding crowd: set among impressive mountain scenery wth a view on the Mythen, this winter trail leads through snow-covered pine forests. This leisurely winter trail in the Klewenalp-Stockhütte snow paradise starts on the Klewenalp (1600 m above sea level), high above the sea of mist.
The trail passes along the Klewenboden ski practice slope and past Klewen Chapel, a listed building, towards Berggasthaus Tannibüel. It then carries on to Ängi Valley, passing through picturesque pine forests. The subsequent brief climb up to the Twäregg is rewarded with a view of the Schwyzer Mythen, Brunnen and surroundings. The path winds its way down the Twäregg in a number of bends through the snow-covered forest. From Stockhütte mountain station, the cable car returns trippers to Emmetten.
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Switzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge.
The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.
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