Wengernalp - Biglenalp - Eigergletscher

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4.03 km long
Hiking Trail

Just above Wengernalp railway station, a wide forest road branches off right to two large alp huts on Wengernalp. The trail then heads south over wide flower-filled meadows to Wixi. After circumventing a striking rocky outcrop, it leads through a small forest of fragrant Swiss stone pine to Biglenalp From here, at the the foot of the Jungfrau, it continues to Loucherlicka. Climbing up under the vertical cliffs of the Loucherfluh, the trail winds left to the steep upper pastures of Alp Wixi. Flowers and barren glacier moraine; The hike though a fabulous world of flowers now turns onto the karst moraine of the Eiger glacier. As you hike up the moraine, your Eigergletscher destination is within reach. You'll immediately be captivated by the high-alpine surroundings, with stunning views of the rock and ice masses of the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau seeming almost close enough to touch.

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Wengernalp - Biglenalp - Eigergletscher

Safety guidelines

Hike without any great difficulty.

Equipment

Normal hiking gear, hiking boots with good soles.

Directions

Via Bern or Lucerne to Interlaken. Or from the south, via the Grimsel Pass (summer only) or the Simplon Pass and the Lötschberg car-transport train to Interlaken. Then follow the signs to Lauterbrunnen. Wengen is car-free. The car stays in Lauterbrunnen - the journey to Wengernalp station continues on the Wengernalp Railway.
Lauterbrunnen multi-storey car park directly at the railway station or the uncovered car park by the church.

Public transit

Via Bern or Lucerne to Interlaken Ost. Change to the Bernese Oberland Railway to Lauterbrunnen. Change to the Wengernalp Railway towards Kleine Scheidegg to Wengernalp station. Return from Eigergletscher Station with the Eiger Express to Grindelwald Terminal. 

Additional information

Hike 38

(in the printed summer panoramic map of the Jungfrau Railways)
tour facts
start: Wengernalp, Wengernalp railway middle station
destination: Eigergletscher, Zwischenstation der Jungfraubahn

02:50:00 h

4.03 km

506 m

59 m

1,825 m

2,322 m

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