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Via Alpina

Stage 11, Grindelwald–Lauterbrunnen
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For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.

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The route is part of the international Via Alpina
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The climb to Kleine Scheidegg over undulating meadows is gentle, the rock and ice scenery of the Eiger North Wall close and awe-inspiring. Sunny high-level trail to Wengen, then deep into the Lauterbrunnen Valley with its vertical walls and spectacular waterfalls.
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Length:
20 km
Hiking time:
Grindelwald–Lauterbrunnen: 7 h 25 min
 
Lauterbrunnen–Grindelwald: 7 h 40 min
Requirements:
easy (hiking trail)
Conditions:
difficult
Height difference:
Grindelwald–Lauterbrunnen: 1250 m
Lauterbrunnen–Grindelwald: 1450 m

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Arrival / return travel Grindelwald
 
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Season
 
Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections.
Hint
 
Rail/bus/boat: long section, please note rail recommendation No. 212 and 213 Grindelwald–Kleine Scheidegg–Lauterbrunnen.
Ascent Kleine Scheidegg (from Lauterbrunnen)
Ascent Kleine Scheidegg (from Lauterbrunnen)
212
 
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Lauterbrunnen–Kleine Scheidegg
or
Kleine Scheidegg–Lauterbrunnen

Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1200m.
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Ascent Kleine Scheidegg (from Grindelwald)
Ascent Kleine Scheidegg (from Grindelwald)
213
 
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Grindelwald–Kleine Scheidegg
or
Kleine Scheidegg–Grindelwald

Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1000m.
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Arrival / return travel Lauterbrunnen
 
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Schweizer Wanderwege
Postfach
Monbijoustrasse 61
3000 Bern 23
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1 Via Alpina: Meiringen - Lenk
1 Via Alpina: Meiringen - Lenk
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Hiking Tour in in the Bernese Oberland
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Bärentrek - Hintere Gasse Meiringen-Adelboden oder Lenk
Grindelwald Wander
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Grindelwald
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
Lauterbrunnen
Wengen
Wengen
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Places of interest
Glacier Gorge Grindelwald
Glacier Gorge Grindelwald
Hohstäg (Lauterbrunnen–Wengen)
Hohstäg (Lauterbrunnen–Wengen)
Staubbachfall Lauterbrunnen
Staubbachfall Lauterbrunnen
Trümmelbachfälle
Trümmelbachfälle
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Accommodation
Bauernhof Hagibodmen
Bauernhof Hagibodmen
Grindelwald
Hotel Kirchbühl
Hotel Kirchbühl
Grindelwald
Hotel Lauberhorn
Hotel Lauberhorn
Grindelwald
Jugendherberge Grindelwald
Jugendherberge Grindelwald
Grindelwald
Jungfrau Lodge
Jungfrau Lodge
Grindelwald
Mountain Hostel Grindelwald
Mountain Hostel Grindelwald
Grindelwald
Naturfreundehaus Grindelwald
Naturfreundehaus Grindelwald
Grindelwald
Parkhotel Schoenegg
Parkhotel Schoenegg
Grindelwald
Wohlfühlhotel Kreuz + Post
Wohlfühlhotel Kreuz + Post
Grindelwald
Alpenruhe Kulm
Alpenruhe Kulm
Wengen
Hotel Schützen Lauterbrunnen
Hotel Schützen Lauterbrunnen
Lauterbrunnen
Sunstar Alpine Hotel Wengen
Sunstar Alpine Hotel Wengen
Wengen
Valley Hostel
Valley Hostel
Lauterbrunnen
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