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"Marmot nature trail" First - Grosse Scheidegg No. 17

Learn more about the marmot.

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

The gondola lift takes you from Grindelwald up to the First, where the marmot nature trail begins. The gondola ride takes about 30 minutes. The trail is signposted with various information boards about the marmot. Once you arrive at the Grosse Scheidegg, you can take the bus back to the village.

Difficulty
Moderate
Distance
7.04km
Duration
2 hours, 04 minutes
Ascent
234 vm
Descent
434 vm
Starting Point
Bergstation First
Ending Point
Grosse Scheidegg
Top NULL

Details

Difficulty
Moderate
Technique
Condition
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2241m1962m
Recommended season
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

Take a break at the Grosse Scheidegg mountain restaurant.

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

More information and links

Directions

Starting Point

Bergstation First

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.65992 N 8.054024 E

Ending Point

Grosse Scheidegg

Step by Step Directions

First - Schilt - Grosse Scheidegg

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.

 

Timetable and ticket purchase SBB

Arrival by train video Jungfrau Region

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.

 

Journey to Grindelwald

Arrival by car video Jungfrau Region

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.

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

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