Titlis

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The Titlis is a mountain in the Alps of Uri, which lies on the border between the cantons of Obwalden and Bern. TITLIS Xpress, the new gondola lift, leads to the intermediate station. The TITLIS is the jewel of Central Switzerland and the only glacier with public access in the region.

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The Titlis is a hill in the Alps of Uri, which lies on the boundary between the Swiss Federal States of Obwalden and Bern. With 3'238 m above sealevel, it is the highest peak of the chain between the Bernese Oberland and Central Switzerland just above Suztenpass. Mostly reached from Engelberg (OW) on the northern side, it is known as the location of the world's first revolving cabelway.

This funicular links Engelberg (996 m) with the peak of Klein Titlis (3,028 m) through the three legs Gerschnialp (1,262 m), Trübsee (1,796 m) and Booth (2,428 m). Last part of the funicular takes you over the ice.

In Klein Titlis it is possible to see an lighted glacial caves from an entry inside the funicular railway stop, which also houses stores and canteens. Titlis Cliff Walk, the highest hanging viaduct in Europe, was opened in December 2012 and offers panoramic vistas over the Alps. The town of Titlis lies on the boundary between Obwalden and Berne.

Titlis (sometimes also called Gross Titlis) and Klein Titlis are both situated between the communities of Engelberg in the northern and Gadmen in the southern part. Some of the Titlis mountain range is also in Nidwalden, where the highest point of the Swiss Confederation is located: the Rotstöckli (2,901 m).

The Titlis itself is the highest point in Obwalden and in the Engelbergertal. To the east of Titlis lies the Grassen, where the boundaries between the Swiss Federal States of Obwalden, Bern and Uri meet. Switzerland's geographic center is about 15 kilometres westwards of the hill. The Titlis is the highest peak of the Uri Alps just above the Susten pass.

The part of the mountain lies between the Hasli ( "west") and Reuss ("east") and separates the water bodies that feed the Aare and Reuss Basin respectively. The Engelbergertal is dewatered on the northern side by the Engelberger Aa, a subsidiary of Lake Lucerne.

Situated to the southern side of Lake Lucerne. On the north side of the mountain range is the Titlisgletscher. This cliffy wall, soaring to the southwest, towers above the Wendengletscher. On the eastern side there is a view of a crecier called Firnalpeligletscher. The funicular to Klein Titlis (3,032 m) was opened in March 1967.

The Titlis Cliff Walk was opened in December 2012 to mark the 110-year jubilee of the Engelberg-Gerschnialp Railway. Titlis peak is above the limit of winter, so it has a cool, richly snowed weather with constant blankets of ice and frost. The Wikimedia Commons has got press on Titlis.

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