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The Northface of the Eiger, Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I walked this uphill and back again, although most hikers start at kleine Scheidegg to walk downhill, judging from the traffic. A waterfall with water-scalloped rocks is a nice contrast. Lots of pretty alpine flowers and vegetation, although no trees for shade, some young firs...More

Thank roman.virdi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk and fab views. Best to do it on a day when there is less cloud so views of the eiger will be good. Not too difficult at all.

Thank Sue4stark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It took our family with two children aged 9 & 11 about 3.5 hrs to walk from Kleine Scheidegg down to Alpemgen. It's well worth the walk and going downhill suited us; though just as many people crossed the other way. Near the start at...More

Thank Kento74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great trip offering perfect views of the valley and the Eiger wall. Track can be closed in case of snow fileds.

Thank jajalumaca
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spend 1/2 day walking up and down the trails and soaking in the town. Not to be missed! We enjoyed the binders which were left on benches which gave tidbids about what was in your line of sight. It was so informative and quiet....More

1  Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We have walked this trail many times. Going up from Alpiglen is demanding but coming down is hard on the knees. It was fairly misty the first time and around the half way stage out of the mist appeared a field of stones which walkers...More

7  Thank stromaneilston
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The weather was anything but cooperative but the trip was special. There were lots of alpine flowers. The tremendous outflow from the glaciers was sad, see it while they are still there.

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I've experienced this world-class hike in June and the end of September, both times hiking with loved ones. June brought lovely flowers and cows, their bells jangling, wandering about the rocky meadows. If you start the path at Kleine Scheidigg, and head downward, you'll have...More

8  Thank normalwriter
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We hiked the Eiger Trail in October 2017. We took the train to the top of the trailhead and made our way down to Alpiglen, where we took the train into Grindelwald. The hike took about three hours. We could have gone faster but the...More

8  Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I ran 37km of the E51 of the Eiger Ultra trail. The mountains are beautifulen the single tracks are lovely. I definitely come back for the 101k (when I'm stonger :) )

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You would undoubtedly need ice axe and crampons and be experienced in alpine winter navigation and avalanche safety.
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