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Grindelwald Trail 4

Short facts

  • start: Grindelwald sports centre
  • destination: Grindelwald sports centre
  • easy
  • 9,32 km
  • 1 hour 44 minutes
  • 386 m
  • 1139 m
  • 951 m
  • 40 / 100
  • 20 / 100

best season

Optimal evening training run from Grindelwald to Gletscherschlucht.

This beginner trail leads out from the village in the direction of Gletscherschlucht via an uphill stretch to Marmorbruch before looping back. The trail is 9.4km long with a height gain of 395m and makes a great evening run or a short training session.

General information

Directions

Village – Gletscherschlucht – Sand – Trychelegg – Marmorbruch - village

Safety Guidelines
  • Danger of overflowing waterways in heavy rainfall
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

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