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Unesco Theme Trail: First - Grosse Scheidegg - Oberer Lauchbühl U1

Beautiful hike on the sunny side of Grindelwald.

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12
grindelwald.swiss
info@grindelwald.swiss

The UNESCO theme trails are digitally accessible via smarTrails (only in German). All you need is this link and an internet-enabled smartphone. Alternatively, you can also book guided tours here

The trail starts at the First mountain station. The gondola ride up to the First takes 30 minutes. From there follow the Panorama Trail No. 6 to Grosse Scheidegg. There you follow the path down towards the village to Oberer Lauchbühl (No. 21). From here you can take the bus back to the valley. The unique panorama is your constant companion throughout the trail.

Distance
8.93km
Duration
2 hours, 40 minutes
Ascent
156 vm
Descent
577 vm
Starting Point
First
Ending Point
Oberer Lauchbühl
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Details

Altitude
2181m1756m
Recommended season
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  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

  • Take a break at the Berghaus First or Grosse Scheidegg.   
  • Visit the First Cliff Walk before the hike.

Equipment

  • hiking daypack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • comfortable and sturdy footwear 
  • adequate and durable outdoor clothing in multiple layers 
  • sun and rain protection 
  • snacks and drinking water 
  • first aid kit 
  • penknife 
  • mobile phone 
  • if necesessary: telescope sticks, headlight, maps

Safety Guidelines

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Directions

Starting Point

First

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.65984 N 8.054011 E

Ending Point

Oberer Lauchbühl

Step by Step Directions

First - Grosse Scheidegg - Oberer Lauchbühl

Grosse Scheidegg

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12
grindelwald.swiss
info@grindelwald.swiss

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