Kleine Scheidegg-Alpiglen «Eiger Run» (Nr. 64)

Short facts

  • start: Kleine Scheidegg (2061 m ü. M.)
  • destination: Alpiglen (1614 m ü. M.)
  • medium
  • 4,94 km
  • 30 minutes
  • 2061 m
  • 1615 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 40 / 100

best season

The more leisurely part of the Eiger Run sledge run.

First we follow the railway track in the direction of Salzegg. For the first few meters you have to get off the sledge and walk a little bit. After Alpiglen the sledge descent really starts. Follow it again and again until Alpiglen passages that have to be mastered on foot.

General information


Kleine Scheidegg-Alpiglen

Safety Guidelines
  • Sledges or other driving equipment such as velogemel, bobsleigh etc.
  • Suitable winter clothing, gloves, snow sports helmet, ski goggles
  • High, solid shoes with a good profile
  • Braking aid on the shoes (shortens braking distance)
  • Sun cream & lip protection
  • Food & Drinks
  • Emergency numbers
  • Optional: Use sledge instead of conventional wooden sledge (better controllable)

Before or after the tobogganing fun you can enjoy a fondue in a cheerful atmosphere in the Kleine Scheidegg, Eigernordwand or Alpiglen mountain huts.

Getting there

There are different ways to reach the region by car. The fastest way from Basel and Geneva is via Berne. The fastest route from Zurich is through Lucerne and the Brünig Pass. The pass is open in summer and winter.

From the south, the route goes over the Grimsel or Susten Pass into the region. Both passes are only open in summer. Alternatively, you can take the Simplon Pass and then Lötschberg car transport.


Journey to Grindelwald

Arrival by car video Jungfrau Region


Grindelwald has public car parks with covered parking spaces: Eiger+ car park (252 parking spaces) and Sportzentrum car park (160 parking spaces). They cannot be reserved in advance. Uncovered parking spaces are available everywhere in the village.

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.


Ticket purchase Jungfrau Region

Timetable and ticket purchase SBB

Arrival by train video Jungfrau Region


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

Jungfrau Ski Region slope map

Additional Information


  • Unknown (96%)
  • Crushed Rock (4%)


This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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