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Eigergletscher - Kleine Scheidegg «Jungfrau Eiger Run» No. 68

Short facts

  • start: Eigergletscher
  • destination: Kleine Scheidegg
  • medium
  • 2,33 km
  • 10 minutes
  • 2322 m
  • 2062 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

Sledge from the Eigergletscher down to Kleine Scheidegg.

Take the Eiger Express Gondola up to the Eigergletscher. From there you can take the sledging & hiking trail up to Kleine Scheidegg. During the whole descent you have a wonderful view of the mountain panorama. In addition, the famous triumvirate of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau is right at your back. So it's worth taking a look back. First, the trail descends relatively steeply from the Eigergletscher to Lake Fallboden. From there, the trail leads evenly up to Kleine Scheidegg.

General information

Directions

Eigergletscher - Fallbodensee - Kleine Scheidegg

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
Equipment
  • 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
Tip

Rest after the descent on Kleine Scheidegg and treat yourself to a tasty drink for refreshment.

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

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. 

Additional Information

Pavings

  • Asphalt Coating (12%)
  • Hiking Trail (69%)
  • Path (19%)

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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