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Waldspitz - Bort No. 19

Short facts

  • start: Waldspitz
  • destination: Middle station 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

Directions

Waldspitz - Bort

Safety Guidelines
Equipment
  •  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
Tip

There are restaurants at Waldspitz and Bort.

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.

 

Grindelwald

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.

Parking

Grindelwald

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.

 

Grindelwald

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.

Additional Information

Pavings

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

Weather

This tour is presented by: Jungfrau Region Tourismus AG

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