Waldspitz - Bort No. 19

Short facts

  • start: Waldspitz
  • destination: Bort
  • easy
  • 3,37 km
  • 1 hour
  • 1 m
  • 1897 m
  • 1560 m
  • 80 / 100
  • 10 / 100

best season

Theme trail with information boards on the forest

The hiking trail leads from Waldspitz to Bort. Waldspitz can be reached by bus or on foot from First. There are five information boards along the trail. These show the importance of trees in the ecological system. The descent leads through alpine meadows and the forest to Bort.

General information


Waldspitz - Bort

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

There are restaurants at Waldspitz and Bort.

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 (42%)
  • Crushed Rock (4%)
  • Path (40%)
  • Asphalt Coating (13%)


This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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