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Alpwäg Trail Nr. 3

Short facts

  • start: Sibet Schirli
  • destination: Unterhäusern
  • easy
  • 2,96 km
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 303 m
  • 1408 m
  • 1145 m
  • 80 / 100
  • 10 / 100

best season

Possible extension of Wetterhorn Trail No. 1 or 2.

The Alpwäg Trail starts at the Sibet Schirli. The Alpwäg Trail serves as an extension of the Wetterhorn Trail No. 1, so you start at the Hotel Wetterhorn and follow the Wetterhorn Trail No. 1 or No. 2 to the Sibet Schirli. From there the trail turns left. With a view of the Reeti and the Grindelwald-First winter sports area, the trail winds through the forest and across meadows to Alpwäg. To the left of the slope, the descent now begins towards Stählisboden. Thanks to the impressive view of the Mättenberg and the Wetterhorn, time passes far too quickly and you already reach the Grindelwald - Grosse Scheidegg road. From here you can take the bus back to Grindelwald. If you want to extend the trail, you have two options. Shortly after crossing the road, you come to Mühlebach Trail No. 4. Turn left and climb back to the starting point at Hotel Wetterhorn. Descend to the right to the church in Grindelwald.

General information

Directions

Sibet-Schirli - Alpweg - Stählisboden - Unterhäusern

Safety Guidelines
Equipment
  •  Snowshoes
  • Telescopic poles
  • Maps
  • Sun cream & lip protection
  • Snacks & drinks
  • If available: altimeter, compass
Tip
  • On the way is the Brüggbeizli, as well as the Bus Stop Bar.
  • There is a free winter sports map at the tourist office, where the snowshoe tours are included.
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.

 

Grindelwald

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.

Parking

Grindelwald

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.

 

Grindelwald

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.

Additional Information

Pavings

  • Unknown (76%)
  • Hiking Trail (10%)
  • Crushed Rock (14%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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