The village of Melchsee-Frutt in the canton of Obwalden is situated at an altitude of 1,920 m a.s.l. and is the central part of the resort. The ski runs start from 1080 m a.s.l. in Stöckalp. The resort offers the possibility to ski directly to hotels and guesthouses. This makes it a popular choice for families with children. The offer of pistes is less than 40 km of descents of various difficulty levels. One can get to Melchsee-Frutt from Zurich by car in less than an hour and a half.