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Round Tour Titlis - To Biwak Grassen


Challenging Terrain. Requires good knowledge climbing techniques (Rapelling,Crampons,.. Route finding and ski abilities on all types of snow. Safe Glacier travels Required!

Also in Obwalden, Switzerland

Ski Touring Difficult

5.6 km
660 m
1 km
3-4 hrs
Low Point
2.1 km
High Point
3 km
Round Tour Titlis - To Biwak Grassen Map

Take the Rotair Stand TITLIS to the top. Exit and ski the Titlis glacier on the skiers left. Travers to the left even more to arrive at the start of the first climb (level2 klettersteig) Climb the 'KNIFE' (watch out, danger exposure) Cross the knife and you will arrive at the start of the first repel in to the couloir 2698 m. Ski the Bim Chlynen Gletscherli. Then you arrive at the Schwarzi Naad, second and third or fourth rappel (depends on snow conditions) Ski down until 2100 m Schwarze berg. Skin up the Wendengletscher. Arriving at the Tierberg with the Grassen Biwak on top. From here you can skin up Grassen summit or decent to the valley and take the bus to ENGELBERG at the bus station Engelberg Fürenalp cable car.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between December and March


  • Bowl
  • Face
  • Alpine
  • Cliffs
  • Couloir
  • Ski Safari
  • Tree Skiing
  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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