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Lake Bachalpsee

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He painted the Jungfrau and the Schynige Platte, but Ferdinand Hodler never committed Lake Bachalpsee to canvas. The glacial water reflecting the Schreckhorn in the calm air would have been entirely in keeping with the taste of the well-known symbolist. Many others discovered the beauty of the "blue jewel". Lake Bachalpsee travels around the world as a postcard. However: no photo are able capture the radiance of the lake. You need to go there and see it for yourself. That doesn't require much effort. Lake Bachalpsee can be reached from First on foot in less than an hour.

Seasonal data

From June to October (depending on snow conditions)
50 minutes walk from First top station
25 November 2017 to Easter Monday, 2 April 2018
Afterwards continous operation (without interruption) until 28 October 2018

Winter sports facilities operating hours
23 December 2017 to to Easter Monday, 2 April 2018.
50 minutes walk from First top station
Firstbahn AG Dorfstrasse 187
3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 828 72 33