Alpiglen-Brandegg «Eiger Run» (No. 64)

Short facts

  • start: Alpiglen
  • destination: Brandegg
  • medium
  • 2,72 km
  • 25 minutes
  • 5 m
  • 1619 m
  • 1335 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 40 / 100

best season

Sledging experience by day and night - spectacular route along the foot of the Eiger, passing directly below the legendary north face.

Even above daytime, the Eiger Run with its gradient of up to 36 per cent is a fast toboggan run. The whole thing becomes even more exciting when the sun goes down. The night-time tobogganing fun on the illuminated track is an experience that no one should miss. In the evening, special trains of the Wengernalp Railway run every half hour - so you can get from the end of Brandegg to the start on Alpiglen in just five minutes. With the "Eiger Run evening ticket" you can whizz down as often as


General information


Trip with the mountain railway (WAB) from Grindelwald to Alpiglen

Toboggan run Alpiglen - Brandegg

Safety Guidelines

 The 10 rules of sledging  

  1. Show consideration for others
  2. Adapt speed and driving style to ability
  3. Respect the lane of the vehicle in front
  4. Overtake with distance
  5. Look up before entering and approaching the road
  6. Stop at the edge
  7. Get on and off at the edge
  8. Observe signs and markings
  9. Provide assistance
  10. In the event of an accident: give personal details
  • Sled or toboggan
  • Ski helmetday
  • hiking backpack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • comfortable and waterproof winter shoes or sturdy hiking boots (if necessary dredges and gaiters)
  • hat/headband, scarf
  • waterproof glovessun and rain protection
  • Provisions and drinking water, thermos bottle with hot drink
  • first aid kit
  • pocket knife
  • Cell phone
  • if necessary headlamp and reflectors
  • Map material

Before or after the tobogganing fun you can enjoy a fondue in a cheerful atmosphere in the Alpiglen or Brandegg mountain huts.

Getting there

From Interlaken follow the main road in the direction of Zweilütschinen. There you turn left towards Grindelwald. The whole trip takes about 30 minutes and is partly winding.  


Parking area Grindelwald Grund

Alternatively you can use the public parking garages in the center of Grindelwald: Parkhaus Eiger+ (252 parking spaces) and Parkhaus Sportzentrum (160 parking spaces)

Public transit

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. 


Winter hiking and sledging map Grindelwald Tourism 1:27,000

Jungfrau Ski Region slope map

Additional Information


This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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