First - Schreckfeld



2.36 km long
Hiking Trail

Follow this trail as it descends from First in the direction of the bottom station of the Oberjoch chairlift, along the natural «Chlofen» track and past the former Schiltlift bottom station until you arrive at a junction where the trail continues to Grosse Scheidegg. Turn right at the junction to continue to Schreckfeld. This short hike offers splendid views of the Wetterhorn and is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchair users.



First - Schreckfeld

Safety guidelines

Well-maintained hiking trail with no tricky sections.


Standard hiking gear.


Via Bern or Lucerne to Interlaken. Or from the south, via the Grimsel Pass (summer only) or the Simplon Pass and the Lötschberg car-transport train to Interlaken. Then follow the signs to Grindelwald. 
In Grindelwald there are two public car parks with covered spaces to choose from: Eiger+ multi-storey car park (252 spaces) and Sportzentrum multi-storey car park (160 spaces). Uncovered parking spaces are available throughout the village.

Public transit

With the Bernese Oberland Railway or by car to Grindelwald. With the First Aerial Cableway from the valley station in the upper village centre in three sections to Grindelwald-First. Journey time from Grindelwald: approximately 25 minutes.

Additional information

Hike 8

(in the printed summer panoramic map of the Jungfrau Railways)
tour facts
start: Grindelwald, aerial cableway Grindelwald-First summit station
destination: Schreckfeld, Zwischenstation Gondelbahn Grindelwald-First

00:39:00 h

2.36 km

3 m

215 m

1,951 m

2,166 m

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