The 47th most popular snowboarding destination in Switzerland.
Tuesday 16 August 2016 06:38 GMT
South of Lucerne and north of Engelberg, the Dallenwil-Wirzweli ski area has 10+ pistes served by six lifts accessing a maximum vertical descent of 300m. The ski area is located up on a plateau. There is a tram from the valley floor up to the plateau.
To reach the snowboarding at Wirzweli ski area, use the train station at Dallenwil. There is a free shuttle bus to the tram station or you can walk fifteen minutes.
Note: If you plan to head to Wirzweli for snowboarding by train, here are two great options offered by the Swiss train system SBB. First, there is the discounted Swiss Transfer Ticket which provides a round-trip train ticket from an airport directly to the town near the ski area, plus 50% off any additional train or bus tickets. Second, there is the Snow-N-Rail ticket which provides a round-trip ticket from anywhere in Switzerland combines with a ski lift pass for as long as you need at a total 20% discount (see: http://www.sbb.ch/snownrail ).
Overall, Wirzweli is the 47th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 81 snowboarding resorts in Switzerland. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Wirzweli including Engelberg Titlis and Engelberg Brunni.