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

From Basel and Geneva, the fastest route to the Jungfrau Region is via Bern. From Zurich, the route via Lucerne and the Brünig Pass is recommended. The pass is open all year round.


From the south, travel to the Jungfrau Region via the Grimsel or Susten Pass. Both passes are only open in summer. An alternative is the Simplon Pass with subsequent car transport through the Lötschberg tunnel.



From Interlaken we follow the main road to Zweilütschinen. Here we turn left towards Grindelwald. The whole trip takes about 30 minutes and leads over a partly winding road



There are three public car parks: Parkhaus Eiger+ (252 parking spaces), Parkhaus Sportzentrum (160 parking spaces) and the new Terminal Parking (1000 spaces) of the V-Bahn. Alternatively, we can also use the car park in Grindelwald Grund.



Public transit

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run from Basel and Lucerne directly to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich change trains in Bern. The trains run every half hour.



From Interlaken Ost railway station we reach Grindelwald without changing trains on the Bernese Oberland Bahn (BOB). Important: Get on the rear part of the train, as it splits in Zweilütschinen. If you get on at the front, you will end up in Lauterbrunnen. The journey takes 30 minutes to Grindelwald Terminal (V-Bahn). Three minutes later we are at the terminal in the village.

There are three stations in Grindelwald (Terminal, Grund and Dorf). The terminal station (Dorf) is in the centre of Grindelwald.

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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