First - Klettersteig Schwarzhorn - First

Short facts

  • start: Grindelwald, First
  • destination: First, Bergstation Gondelbahn Grindelwald-First
  • 8,28 km
  • 6 hours
  • 937 m
  • 2929 m
  • 2079 m
  • 80 / 100

best season

On Route No. 6 to Distelboden (Map point D). At this crossroads, choose the left-hand path and continue climbing on Route 17 to a mountain trail to Chrinnenboden. Now follow the path further up to a large boulder at «In Lengen Wang». It is recommended that you put on your climbing equipment here. From here, the left-hand trail climbs steeply towards «Grossi Chrinne», an impressive section in the ridge. On the right side, you can often see the ladders shining in the sun. The first securing elements are already available on the ascent to «Grossi Chrinne». After arriving at the ridge, you climb some ladders to a less steep part of the ridge, and along this to the summit. The via ferrata should only be used for the ascent. Descend via Route 18.

Very steep climb to the ladders, long, vertical ladders, exposed.
Sturdy hiking boots, plenty of water, sports drinks, snacks, sunscreen, cold-weather protective clothing, pocket medicine case, 1:25000 hiking map; if possible, orientation guides (GPS receiver, navigation system, altimeter), via ferrata set including helmet.
July to September (depending on snow and weather conditions).

See also
Rail Info Interlaken
Höheweg 37
CH-3800 Interlaken
Telefon: +41 (0)33 828 72 33
Fax: +41 (0)33 828 72 60
E-Mail: [email protected]
Internet: www.jungfrau.ch/rail-info

General information


First - Klettersteig Schwarzhorn - First

Safety Guidelines

Sehr steiler Aufstieg zu den Leitern, lange, senkrechte Leitern, ausgesetzt.


Stabile Bergschuhe, Wasser, Sportdrinks, Zwischenverpflegung, Sonnenschutz, Kälte- und Wetterschutzkleidung, Taschenapotheke, Wanderkarte 1:25000, ev. Orientierungshilfen (GPS Empfänger, Navigation, Höhenmesser), Klettersteigset inkl. Helm.

Getting there

Via Bern oder Luzern nach Interlaken. Oder von Süden via Grimselpass (nur im Sommer) oder via Simplonpass und Lötschberg-Autoverlad nach Interlaken. Dann den Schildern nach Grindelwald folgen.


In Grindelwald stehen zwei öffentliche Parkhäuser mit gedeckten Plätzen zur Auswahl: Parkhaus Eiger+ (252 Parkplätze) und Parkhaus Sportzentrum (160 Parkplätze). Ungedeckte Parkplätze sind im gesamten Dorf vorhanden.

Public transit

Via Bern oder Luzern nach Interlaken-Ost. Umsteigen auf die Berner Oberland-Bahn nach Grindelwald. Mit der Firstbahn ab Talstation im oberen Dorfzentrum in drei Abschnitten nach Grindelwald-First. Fahrdauer ab Grindelwald: rund 25 Minuten.


  • Path (45%)
  • Hiking Trail (54%)


This tour is presented by: Jungfraubahnen Management AG

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