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Schreckfeld - Grosse Scheidegg No. 11

All along the way you enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the ice-covered Bernese Alps

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

From Grindelwald you can take the First cable car to Schreckfeld. There you get off at the intermediate station Schreckfeld. Afterwards, a comfortable path leads to Grosse Scheidegg. All along the way you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the ice-covered Bernese Alps, with the diverse alpine flora lining the path. For the way back, you can take the bus from the Grosse Scheidegg back to the valley.

Distance
4.64km
Duration
1 hour, 15 minutes
Ascent
117 vm
Descent
103 vm
Starting Point
Schreckfeld
Ending Point
Grosse Scheidegg
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Details

Altitude
2007m1934m
Recommended season
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Author Tips

Treat yourself to a break in 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

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Directions

Starting Point

Schreckfeld

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.658141 N 8.064971 E

Ending Point

Grosse Scheidegg

Step by Step Directions

Schreckfeld - 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.

 

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.

Aussicht von der Grossen Scheidegg.

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

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