Mühlebach Trail Nr. 4

Short facts

  • start: Reformed church of Grindelwald
  • destination: Oberer Gletscher
  • easy
  • 2,80 km
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • 170 m
  • 1225 m
  • 1055 m
  • 80 / 100
  • 10 / 100

best season

Towards the Wetterhorn

This snowshoe tour starts at the Grindelwald church. From here the trail winds its way over gentle hills and through small gullies up to the Hotel Wetterhorn. The view from the Schwarzhorn over the Gemsberg to the Grosse Scheidegg and the Wetterhorn makes you forget the effort of the climb. This pleasant and easy tour is suitable for beginners.The starting point of this snowshoe tour is at the church in Grindelwald. From there the trail winds its way up over gentle hills and through small ditches to the Hotel Wetterhorn. The view from the Schwarzhorn over the Gemsberg to the Grosse Scheidegg and the Wetterhorn makes you forget the effort. This leisurely and easy tour is suitable for beginners. At the Hotel Wetterhorn, you can either take the bus back to the village, or add the Wetterhorn Trail No. 1 or 2. 

General information


Reformed church of Grindelwald - Oberer Gletscher, Hotel Wetterhorn

Safety Guidelines
  • Snowshoes
  • Telescopic poles
  • Maps
  • Sun cream & lip protection
  • Snacks & drinks
  • If available: altimeter, compass
  • The Hotel Wetterhorn and the Rancher Bar are on the route.
  • There is a free winter sports map at the tourist office, where the snowshoe tours are included.
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.


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. There is also the parking area at Grindelwald Grund. There is also a public car park on the upper glacier at the Hotel Wetterhorn. 


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

Guided snowshoe tours: Ski- & mountaineeringschool


  • Street (1%)
  • Unknown (49%)
  • Hiking Trail (43%)
  • Path (8%)


This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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