Unesco Theme Trail: First - Grosse Scheidegg - Oberer Lauchbühl U1

Short facts

  • start: First
  • destination: Oberer Lauchbühl
  • 8,93 km
  • 2 hours 40 minutes
  • 156 m
  • 2181 m
  • 1756 m
Beautiful hike on the sunny side of Grindelwald.

The UNESCO theme trails are digitally accessible via smarTrails (only in German). All you need is this link and an internet-enabled smartphone. Alternatively, you can also book guided tours here

The trail starts at the First mountain station. The gondola ride up to the First takes 30 minutes. From there follow the Panorama Trail No. 6 to Grosse Scheidegg. There you follow the path down towards the village to Oberer Lauchbühl (No. 21). From here you can take the bus back to the valley. The unique panorama is your constant companion throughout the trail.

General information


First - Grosse Scheidegg - Oberer Lauchbühl

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
  • Take a break at the Berghaus First or Grosse Scheidegg.   
  • Visit the First Cliff Walk before the hike.
Additional Information


This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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