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Lauterbrunnen - Alpweg - Winteregg - Mürren

Short facts

  • start: Lauterbrunnen, BOB end station
  • destination: Bahnhof Mürren, Bergbahn Lauterbrunnen-Mürren
  • medium
  • 7,54 km
  • 2 hours 51 minutes
  • 841 m
  • 1639 m
  • 798 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 40 / 100

best season

This scenic hike takes you from Lauterbrunnen up the steep alp trail along the aerial cableway route to Grütschalp. From Grütschalp station, a wide gravel trail climbs - steeply at first - where it continues at a gentler incline through magnificent alpine forest. Lauterbrunnen, the starting point of the hike, can barely be made out in the valley below; the wide grassy meadows of Bletschenalp obscure most of the views of the steep cliffs reaching up from the valley floor. At the source of the waterfall. The wide alpine trail leads past flowering meadows and a large alp hut into the narrow shaded valley through which the Staubbach steam flows. Just a few hundred metres downhill, this gently gurgling stream becomes a mighty waterfall as it cascades over the cliff edge to the valley below. The trail continues through another shaded forest section before passing Winteregg. From here, the route leads mainly parallel to the Grütschalp-Mürren railway line. Picture-postcard views: The train compositions proceed at a leisurely pace through the magnificent mountain scenery, providing a colourful contrast to the deep-green firs lining the forest trail to Mürren. At intervals, gaps between the trees reveal picture-postcard views of the Jungfrau and the Schwarzmönch.

Note(s)
Hiking trail with no exposed sections, but steep in places requiring good physical fitness.
Normal hiking gear.

See also
Rail Info Interlaken
Jungfraubahnen
Höheweg 37
CH-3800 Interlaken
Telefon: +41 (0)33 828 72 33
Fax: +41 (0)33 828 72 60
E-Mail: [email protected]
Internet: www.jungfrau.ch/rail-info

General information

Directions

Lauterbrunnen - Alpweg - Winteregg - Mürren

Safety Guidelines

Wanderweg ohne heikle Passagen, aber mit steilen Abschnitten die eine gute Kondition erfordern.

Equipment

Normale Wanderausrüstung.

Getting there

Via Bern oder Luzern nach Interlaken. Oder von Süden via Grimselpass (nur im Sommer) oder via Simplonpass und Lötschberg-Autoverlad nach Interlaken. Dann den Schildern nach Lauterbrunnen folgen.

Parking

Parkhaus Lauterbrunnen direkt am Bahnhof oder der ungedeckte Parkplatz bei der Kirche.

Public transit

Via Bern oder Luzern nach Interlaken-Ost. Umsteigen auf die Berner Oberland-Bahn nach Lauterbrunnen.

Additional Information

Wanderung 51

(in der gedruckten Sommer Panoramakarte der Jungfraubahnen)

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