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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.

Due to the new Covid regulation, the offer "Eiger Run Night Sledging" will not take place until further notice.

General information

Directions

Kleine Scheidegg - Alpiglen

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

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

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. 

Maps

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

Jungfrau Ski Region slope map

Additional Information

Pavings

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

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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