Schreckfeld - Grosse Scheidegg No. 11

Short facts

  • start: Schreckfeld
  • destination: Grosse Scheidegg
  • 4,64 km
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • 117 m
  • 2007 m
  • 1934 m
All along the way you enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the ice-covered Bernese Alps

From Grindelwald you can take the First cable car to Schreckfeld. There you get off at the intermediate station Schreckfeld. Afterwards, a comfortable path leads to Grosse Scheidegg. All along the way you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the ice-covered Bernese Alps, with the diverse alpine flora lining the path. For the way back, you can take the bus from the Grosse Scheidegg back to the valley.

General information


Schreckfeld - Grosse Scheidegg

Safety Guidelines
  • hiking daypack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • comfortable and sturdy footwear
  • adequate and durable outdoor clothing in multiple layers
  • sun and rain protection
  • snacks and drinking water
  • first aid kit
  • penknife
  • mobile phone
  • if necesessary: telescope sticks, headlight, maps

Treat yourself to a break in the Grosse Scheidegg mountain restaurant.

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.

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


  • Hiking Trail (22%)
  • Asphalt Coating (40%)
  • Crushed Rock (38%)


This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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