Engelberg will host its annual FIS Ski Jumping World Cup event Dec. 18 and 19, 2010.

The world's best jumpers will travel to Engelberg to take park in Switzerland's only World Cup ski jumping event. It is also held on the largest natural ski jump in the world.

Tickets are now on sale on a daily basis: CHF30 adults; CHF20 teenagers; free for ages 12 and younger. Alternatively, tickets to Saturday and Sunday cost CHF50 adults; CHF30 teenagers.

Coinciding with the Ski Jumping World Cup, SBB Railway is offering 20 percent off return rail travel to Engelberg with 20 percent off entrance to the event.

The following weekend (Dec. 27-28), the upcoming talents of the ski jumping world will have their chance to show their skills.

Engelberg has benefited from excellent early snowfall and is reporting 130cm on upper runs (3020m) and 15cm on lower runs (1050m). 15 kilometres of slopes are now open served by five lifts.

The Swiss resort of Engelberg offers direct access to 82 kilometres (51 miles) of ski runs. The ski area is served by more than 20 lifts. The ski season runs until the end of May thanks in part to its Titlis glacier ski area complete with the Ice flyer high-speed, six-seater chairlift.

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