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Lake tour at the foot of Wildgärst No. 35

Secluded trail route through an alpine landscape of lush meadows and small mountain lakes. Chamois can often be observed here.

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

Starting out on the E101/E51 route to Grosse Scheidegg, this trail is mostly quiet and secluded, which increases the chance of spotting Chamois in the wild. From Grosse Scheidegg the route passes through Oberläger Scheidegg and Wart and along a beautiful trail past the two small mountain lakes of Häxeseewli and Hagelseewli. For a short distance on this route, there is no mobile phone reception. Continuing to the picturesque Bachalpsee and a slight descent to Waldspitz, a tasty treat awaits on the inviting Berggasthaus sun terrace. A short ascent from here to First presents the option of taking the cableway to the village or making your way down on foot from here.

Difficulty
Difficulty
Distance
32.18km
Duration
7 hours, 15 minutes
Ascent
2444 vm
Descent
2444 vm
Starting Point
Grindelwald sports centre
Ending Point
Grindelwald sports centre
Top public transport friendly Scenic Summit tour Loop With refreshment stops Mountain railway ascent/descent

Details

Difficulty
Difficulty
Technique
Condition
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2712m1039m
Recommended season
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

Equipment

  • First Aid Kit
  • Weather-appropriate clothing (always carry waterproofs)
  • Drink/food provisions
  • Mobile phone

Safety Guidelines

  • Danger of overflowing streams in heavy rainfall
  • M snow patches in spring
  • Caution advised in thunderstorms
  • No mobile phone reception between Wart - Hagelseewli

More information and links

Directions

Starting Point

Grindelwald sports centre

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.623833 N 8.035694 E

Ending Point

Grindelwald sports centre

Step by Step Directions

Village – Gr. Scheidegg – Scheidegg Oberläger – Wart – Häxeseewli – Hagelseewli – Bachalpsee – Waldspitz – First - village

Getting There

Public transport

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run directly from Basel and Lucerne to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich have to change in Berne. The trains run every half hour.

Getting there

There are different ways to reach the region by car. The fastest way from Basel and Geneva is via Berne. The fastest route from Zurich is through Lucerne and the Brünig Pass. The pass is open in summer and winter.

From the south, the route goes over the Grimsel or Susten Pass into the region. Both passes are only open in summer. Alternatively, you can take the Simplon Pass and then Lötschberg car transport.

Parking

Grindelwald has public car parks with covered parking spaces: Eiger+ car park (252 parking spaces) and Sportzentrum car park (160 parking spaces). They cannot be reserved in advance. Uncovered parking spaces are available everywhere in the village.

Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35
Seen-Tour am Fuss des Wildgärst Nr. 35

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

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