The Eiger Trail, Grindelwald

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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 see The Eiger Trail and other attractions that appeal to you using our Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.
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  • Most people walk down, but it is worth walking up. We did it with the three kids, 8,6 and 1. They were hiking fit and the youngest in the pack. We went slow and stopped for breaks , they loved it. We ...  more »
  • After watching the movie North Wand, we had to visit this mountain which also adorns the Toblerone packaging. Good hiking along the north side that does not require any greater physical effort, takes a few hours. Nice view and good places to rest on if necessary.
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  • In this walk you walk really down the steep wall of the Eiger before you down towards Grindelwald. Beautiful nature, cosy cows, scenic views. The last piece is very style down, so good mountain shoes!
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