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Grindelwald Trail 1

Short facts

  • start: Grindelwald sports centre
  • destination: Grindelwald sports centre
  • easy
  • 7,89 km
  • 1 hour 33 minutes
  • 393 m
  • 1144 m
  • 919 m
  • 40 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

A nice training tour for beginners or for an evening run.

This popular trail loops from the centre of Grindelwald and passes by green meadows and traditional chalets before returning to the starting point. Covering a distance of 7.9km and 435m altitude gain, this is an ideal route for an evening run. The trail is accessible all year round and is practical in bad weather as the majority is on Asphalt.

General information

Directions

Village – Spillstatt – Wagisbach – Schwendi – Egg – Grund - village

Safety Guidelines
  • No specific advice
Equipment
  • First Aid Kit
  • Weather-appropriate clothing (always carry waterproofs)
  • Drink/food provisions
  • Mobile phone
Tip
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.

 

Parking

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.

 

Maps
  • Trail Running Map Grindelwald
Additional Information

Weather

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