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Faulhorn

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Address: Grindelwald, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 33 853 27 13
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Short but very steep climb to the top. At the peak the view should have been great but it was very cloudy so we could not appreciate the view. its very recommanded on a clear day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Short but very steep climb to the top. At the peak the view should have been great but it was very cloudy so we could not appreciate the view. its very recommanded on a clear day. on the top there is a nce resturant were you can eat or drink...

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Route : Reach First , Trek to Bachalpsee , Take a breather then head straight up to faulhorn , we took detour and descended from faulhorn to bussalp and boarded bus to grindelwald ..

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Maple Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We reached First by gondola and found the hike to the top of Faulhorn easy enough (even at age 77). The views on the way up as well as from the top make every effort worthwhile. Enjoyed Roesti and sunnyside up eggs as a reward.

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BC, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We ended up for the night here at it was nice to "bag a peak", even though no technical skills are required!! It was a fun hike and the mountain offers incredible views on a clear day. Very worthwhile and great exercise.

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Riga Region, Latvia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's worth, takes full day. May the easiest way is from first, via bachalpsea. From bussalp the walk will be thought rocky garden, it won't be the easiest part, better go down this way. You will have Stunning views and spend lots of time from schynnige platte. Worth to do definitely. Good shoes is a must, poles recommended! Enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Nice hike, passing along cows, nice lakes and the view from the top is priceless, especially after 1-2 beers at the restaurant to replenish the water levels.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

This was one of my best hike. Hiked from First all the way to Faulhorn. 8.5 KM and the views along the way was amazing. It surely did take our breath away. Note recommend to carry water and picnic lunch along with you. As you reach the top you can have a perfect lunch break along with the views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Great views the mountain range!! Faulhorn also offered a great view of Interlaken! it was a very good hike up from Bachalpsee Lake. Recommended for everyone will to see the top of Europe from a good spot.

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Whitefield, ME
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

The famous old inn perched atop Faulhorn is worth at least one visit in a lifetime. The hike is 2-3 hours from the top of the First Lift and involves steep but well-maintained switchbacks. The views from the top of the mountain are spectacular.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Great view and nice walk. Need good hiking boots because the route is not too easy. Also need stamina be ablet to go all the way up.

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