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Uphilltrail Kleine Scheidegg U3

Short facts

  • start: Grindelwald Grund station
  • destination: Railway station Kleine Scheidegg
  • medium
  • 8,77 km
  • 2 hours 14 minutes
  • 1118 m
  • 2061 m
  • 943 m
  • 80 / 100
  • 60 / 100

best season

Uphill trail to Kleine Scheidegg with 1142m height gain.

This training trail starts in Grund and ascends through the lower forest trails to higher alpine plains on its way to Kleine Scheidegg where several refreshment options are available. Trains run regularly from here back down to the valleys of Grindelwald or Wengen. Parking is plentiful in Grund, and there are buses and trains running regularly via Grund en route to and from Grindelwald village centre.

General information

Directions

Grund – Kl. Scheidegg

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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