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Heart pounding hike to panoramic masterpiece

2500 foot elevation gain from First, with pretty steep drop offs near the peak. Well worth the... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
John O
Amazing

The bus ride in Grinderlwald is amazing. You get to see all. Lovely farms and livestock as well as... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2015
TheGlacierist
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Windsor, Canada
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14 Aug 2016
“Heart pounding hike to panoramic masterpiece”
2 Oct 2015
“Amazing”
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

2500 foot elevation gain from First, with pretty steep drop offs near the peak. Well worth the effort, to see an amazing panorama of the primary peaks of the Alps!

Thank John O
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The bus ride in Grinderlwald is amazing. You get to see all. Lovely farms and livestock as well as beautiful scenery beyond belief. Add to that the local culture of the inhabitants which makes an amalgam of charm and beauty. I wish I can be...More

Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The Grindelwald Bus takes you over the Grosse Scheidegg pass into the Schwartzwald valley. It's worth a 30-minute stop to visit the old water-powered saw mill to get a demonstration from a local carpenter of the various water-powered equipment .

1  Thank kitwalker38
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Our motive was acclimatisation via ferrata training (experience climbers only)- but you could just stroll in area or summit on walking path. A beautiful area with marmot and mountain viewing.Be warned though walking gets strenuous towards the summit. Accessible by day trip via First cableway-down...More

Thank DenB5
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Beautiful. Many waterfalls at this time of year. Not too tough of a trail. Hope to head all the way to Grindelwald next time!

Thank Traveler53630
Reviewed 1 August 2013

This is a 2900m + mountain that is for possible for experienced walkers (via a scree path or via ferrata for those qualiifed). If not wishing to do that a good familywalk isd no17 to the lower slopes and round the Schilt through marmot valley...More

1  Thank Nick P
Reviewed 3 August 2012 via mobile

My son and I revisited this hike twice - both times with positive results. It's a great climb from the top of the First gondola and is never too crowded. It's moderately difficult if you're unseasoned and is certainly too much elevation gain for the...More

2  Thank Netwerknerd
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