Piste or powder: discover your perfect ski in the test village!

Innovative ski brands in the test village in Engelberg

The biggest Freeride Ski Test in Switzerland

Discover the latest trends and innovations in freeride sports at the Freeride Days Engelberg on the breathtaking Titlis! Test the latest models from the trendiest ski brands of the winter season 23/24 and find your perfect touring or freeride ski. This year, the Freeride Days go a step further - now you can test not only skis but also splitboards and snowboards. Get on-site insights from specialists about the latest safety equipment and receive expert tips for a safe adventure off-piste.

Highlights at the Ski Test: New Freeride and Touring Skis, as well as Avalanche Equipment

Here's what awaits you at the ski test:

  • Test over 16 freeride and touring brands.
  • Discover the latest touring and freeride skis of the winter season 2023/2024.
  • Some brands even present their collection for 2024/2025.
  • Take part in the unique splitboard test.
  • Learn about the current safety equipment.
  • Get expert tips on safety off-piste.

It awaits you the largest freeride equipment test in German-speaking Switzerland, where you can test the latest equipment from over 20 manufacturers without obligation. Over 200 products in the categories of ski, snowboard, and safety equipment are ready. Discover your favorite piece or must-have for the next season and get first-hand information on what's new in the industry.

Top Brands on Site: A Selection of the Best Skis and Splitboards

Ski brands like Armada, Black Crows, Blizzard, Faction, Line, K2, Norse, Nordica, Salomon, and Scott present the latest trends on-site and give you the opportunity to test their range extensively.

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List of all logos of ski brand exhibitors at the ski test in Engelberg


The Test Village: Starting point for most tours and courses

The Test Village is also the starting point for most tours and courses offered by Dani Perret together with other local mountain guides that you shouldn't miss. You can find the tour and course program here.

The location of the Test Village is at the Restaurant Alpstübli, right by the Jochpass Lift.



Please note that there is no rental of additional equipment on-site. Make sure to bring everything necessary, such as touring or alpine ski boots, avalanche equipment, suitable clothing, and ski poles. Since you test the skis independently, proper behavior in the terrain and liability are your responsibility. We look forward to seeing you at the Freeride Days Engelberg ski test and finding the perfect ski for your winter adventures together!


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The importance of a ski test:

Skiing is an emotional experience, and it's difficult to choose the right skis just by visiting a shop. The ski test allows you to find out for yourself which ski suits you best and creates a personal connection with the skis.

The focus of the ski test:

Although testing many models can be exhausting, it allows you to make an informed decision. After the test day, you have a list of favourite skis that is "valid" for years. The ski test offers the chance to discover your own preferences, from flex to ski types.

The fun factor of the ski test:

The ski test is not only informative, but also entertaining. In the Brand Village you can be inspired, try out new things and have fun with friends. It opens your eyes to different types of skis, materials such as Titanal and provides insights into your personal skiing preferences.


Broad overview and expertise:

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier - the ski test offers a broad overview and at the same time provides in-depth expertise that you won't find elsewhere.Whether you are looking for your next pair of skis or already own several pairs, the ski test offers a unique opportunity to find the perfect skis and deepen your skiing knowledge.


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