The Eiger Trail, Grindelwald

4.6
#1 of 26 in Trails in Canton of Bern
Hike through some of the country's most iconic scenery along The Eiger Trail, a short medium-level trail amidst the famous triumvirate of Swiss summits. Enjoy alpine pastureland, waterfalls, scree slopes, grassy boulder fields, and lake scenery, and see the north edge of the Eiger glacier and sheer limestone buttress protruding out of the Mönch. Take your time and soak up the views with other friendly hikers on this good mixture of steeps and flats. Hop on a scenic monorail to reach one of the lower stations. Plan to visit The Eiger Trail during your Grindelwald vacation using our convenient Grindelwald tour builder tool .
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  • I hiked the Eiger trail from Alpiglen to Kleine Scheidegg as I prefer walking uphill to down, this was a hot day so I appreciated that it was in the mountain's shadow all morning. The walk was fairly ...  more »
  • Hike to Kleine Scheidegg station eigergretcher station. Bring an old man of 70, walked. With authentic shoes without a paved trail is not without problems. No toilet in the Middle at the Kleine Scheidegg station helpful. Will show up the mountains fall Borden Lake mittellegi hut was moved and man-made lakes, as well as many courses are filled with snow above all including the Eiger so divine. Approaching fall Borden Lake and along with the sound of the Bell cow to come across as it will. Beef is not if even cows isolated in the electric fence. Have a chance walk along with the herd back to the barn by chance and was so much fun.
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  • Most people will do this trail as a downhill, however when you go uphill, you will enjoy more peace and serenity, while still enjoying al the views. Is a moderate uphill hike. Just stunning views! Wel...  more »
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  • Amazing trail. This was our first trail in Switzerland and had a great experience. Waterfalls, steep and calm clubs, wildlife, and glacier caves that were stunning. Highly recommend this trail!
  • Magnificant view 🚞 was speechless .wish to go again though it’s very expensive
  • Best mountain in the world, don't let anyone tell you otherwise
  • I'm now watching the Clint Eastwood [that he also directed] 1975 movie "Tjhe Ei ger Sanction". I assume that it was filmed, in part, at the actual Mt. Eiger?
  • magnificent region
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