360° at Faulhorn No. 33

Short facts

  • start: Grindelwald sports centre
  • destination: Grindelwald sports centre
  • difficult
  • 35,91 km
  • 7 hours 50 minutes
  • 2188 m
  • 2657 m
  • 894 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 80 / 100

best season

Varied training route with a long ascent offering rewarding views to the lakes, and the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau Massif.

A training route that begins with a hard, intense climb from Grindelwald via Holewang and Feld to the Faulhorn. Upon reaching the summit, the historic Faulhorn mountain restaurant invites you in for refreshments before heading out on the Eiger Ultra Trail E101 route towards Schynige Platte - an unforgettably beautiful route with unobstructed views of the lakes and lowlands on one side and the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau on the other. From Schynige Platte a train brings you to Wilderswil, or you could tackle the steep E101/E51 technical descent from here to Burglauenen.

General information


Village – Holewang – Feld – Faulhorn – Schynige Platte – Burglauenen - village

Safety Guidelines
  • Danger of overflowing streams in heavy rainfall
  • Mind snow patches in spring
  • Caution advised in thunderstorms
  • First Aid Kit
  • Weather-appropriate clothing (always carry waterproofs)
  • Drink/food provisions
  • Mobile phone
Getting there

From Basel and Geneva, the fastest route to the Jungfrau Region is via Bern. From Zurich, the route via Lucerne and the Brünig Pass is recommended. The pass is open all year round.


From the south, travel to the Jungfrau Region via the Grimsel or Susten Pass. Both passes are only open in summer. An alternative is the Simplon Pass with subsequent car transport through the Lötschberg tunnel.



From Interlaken we follow the main road to Zweilütschinen. Here we turn left towards Grindelwald. The whole trip takes about 30 minutes and leads over a partly winding road.



There are three public car parks: Parkhaus Eiger+ (252 parking spaces), Parkhaus Sportzentrum (160 parking spaces) and the new Terminal Parking (1000 spaces) of the V-Bahn. Alternatively, we can also use the car park in Grindelwald Grund.

Public transit

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



From Interlaken Ost railway station we reach Grindelwald without changing trains on the Bernese Oberland Bahn (BOB). Important: Get on the rear part of the train, as it splits in Zweilütschinen. If you get on at the front, you will end up in Lauterbrunnen. The journey takes 30 minutes to Grindelwald Terminal (V-Bahn). Three minutes later we are at the terminal in the village.

There are three stations in Grindelwald (Terminal, Grund and Dorf). The terminal station (Dorf) is in the centre of Grindelwald.

  • Trail Running map Grindelwald
Additional Information


This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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