Grindelwald-First

Grindelwald-First skiing

No question – if you want an experience on the boards in the Bernese Oberland, go to the freestyle Eldorado at Grindelwald-First. Here, snowboarders and skiers of all levels can find the right space to practise tricks or perfect their jumps. Or launch into an adventure on a freeride tour – and the happening après-ski spots in the Jungfrau Ski Region.

Prices and tickets

  • Jungfrau Ski Region ski pass
    From CHF 75

    Jungfrau Ski Region ski pass

    We offer 3 winter sports areas (Grindelwald-Wengen, Grindelwald-First & Mürren-Schilthorn ski area) with 211 kilometres of slopes and a unique view of the three peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.
    • Grindelwald-Wengen ski area | Grindelwald-First | Mürren-Schilthorn
  • Winter passes for hiking and sledging
    From CHF 58

    Winter passes for hiking and sledging

    Whether hiking or sledging – with the "Top of Europe Winter Pass”, “Hiking and Sledging Pass” or "Jungfrau Corona Winter Season Pass" you can enjoy unlimited hiking and sledging fun in the Jungfrau Region.

    • One-day and multi-day pass or season pass
  • Children ski free on Saturdays
    Free

    Children ski free on Saturdays

    Up to three children (6 to 15 years) receive a free day pass on Saturdays, if an adult buys a one-day or afternoon ticket at the list price.

  • Connecting ticket «Jungfraujoch Top Ticket»
    CHF 63

    Connecting ticket «Jungfraujoch Top Ticket»

    The winter paradise in front of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau offers everyone who wants to go high up another highlight: the Jungfraujoch. With the «Jungfraujoch Top Ticket» you can travel to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe for CHF 63.

    • The offer is valid until 30 April 2023

Grindelwald-First ski area operating information

Continuous ski operation
17.12.22 - 26.03.23

Grindelwald-First

1034 - 2168 m.a.s.l.

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Winter sports in front of the most beautiful panorama of Switzerland

Discover the highlights of the ski area Grindelwald-First!

  • First Flyer: Through the air at 84 km/h

    First Flyer: Through the air at 84 km/h

    The First Flyer is a Flying Fox variant that guarantees boundless freedom and high speeds. Perfectly secured, up to four people whiz along the 800 metre long steel cable from First to Schreckfeld at a top speed of 84 kilometres per hour. In winter too!

    • 2,166 – 1,956 m
    • Time required ~ 10 minutes
  • The snowboarding and freeskiing paradise

    The snowboarding and freeskiing paradise

    The Grindelwald-First Snowpark: a 130-metre halfpipe and two parks with different levels of difficulty for the snowboarding and freeskiing community, an attractive course for the ski cross fans.
    • 2,500 m
  • Faulhorn winter hiking

    Faulhorn winter hiking

    The winter hike from First is very rewarding: firstly because of the panorama, and secondly because the longest toboggan run in the world begins on the Faulhorn. Once you've pulled your sled up the mountain you can take it easy on the way back via the Bussalp to Grindelwald: There is nothing else to do except steer and brake for 15 kilometres.

    • 2'678 - 1'797 m
    • Time required ~ 4 hours
  • First Cliff Walk by Tissot: Thrills and breathtaking views

    First Cliff Walk by Tissot: Thrills and breathtaking views

    First Cliff Walk by Tissot is a circular trail at dizzying heights at the First mountain station. A suspension bridge leads along the rock face of the First peak to a viewing platform that juts 45 metres out into the void and offers a view of the unique backdrop of the snow-covered 4,000-metre peaks.

    • 2'166 m
    • Time required ~ 20 minutes
  • First Glider: Fly like an eagle

    First Glider: Fly like an eagle

    The First Glider is an eagle that lets up to four passengers soar through the snowy mountain landscape at high speed. First it is pulled up backwards from Schreckfeld to First at a speed of 72 km/h. The return journey reaches speeds of 83 km/h.

    • 2,166 – 1,956 m
    • Time required ~ 15 minutes
  • Big Pintenfritz: Longest toboggan run in the world

    Big Pintenfritz: Longest toboggan run in the world

    Those who hike from the First mountain station to the Faulhorn on sledges in winter are rewarded twice over: with the unique panorama of the Bernese Alps covered in deep snow and with the view of the longest sled run (15 km) in the world.
    • 2’552 - 1'153 m
    • Time required ~ 3.5 hours (incl. toboggan ride)
  • Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe

    Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe

    Icy air sweeps over your face, snow crunches underfoot, and the panorama almost takes your breath away: on one side the view of the Swiss Mittelland towards the Vosges, on the other the Aletsch Glacier, lined with four thousand metre peaks. Standing on the Jungfraujoch, you can feel it with your first step: this is a different world. It's one you have to experience.

    • 3'454 m
  • The Winter Final – Lily’s Treasure Hunt in the Snow

    The Winter Final – Lily’s Treasure Hunt in the Snow

    On the penultimate weekend of the winter season, Switzerland’s biggest treasure hunt in the snow takes place at the First mountain station. Anyone who finds one of the coveted 30 chests will be rewarded with a prize at the Season-End Party.
    • 2,166 m
    • 18.03.23
  • To victory with speed and courage

    To victory with speed and courage

    On the eight-kilometre “King of the First Hill” popular downhill run from Oberjoch to Stählisboden (1,300 metres in altitude), daredevils can earn the title of king with a speedy run. They compete in the categories ski, snowboard, telemark and fun.

    • 2,500 m – 1,200 m
    • 11.03.23
  • Lily Winter Slopes: Snow fun for the little ones

    Lily Winter Slopes: Snow fun for the little ones

    Grindelwald has two slope areas especially designed for children. On the Grindelwald-First adventure mountain, children can let off steam on the Lily Fun Slope with fun obstacles. On Kleine Scheidegg, two more Lily Slopes offer lots of skiing fun. Children ski free on Saturdays.

    • Grindelwald-First | Kleine Scheidegg
    • On Saturday children receive a free day ticket

NEWS from the Jungfrau Ski Region

  • Direct connection Zurich - Interlaken Ost

    Direct connection Zurich - Interlaken Ost

    With the new direct connection, the snowman Böögg can finally travel from Zurich to the Jungfrau Ski Region without changing trains! So he packs his suitcase and off he goes into the snow.
  • Convenient ski lockers at Grindelwald Terminal

    Convenient ski lockers at Grindelwald Terminal

    The ski lockers at Grindelwald Terminal save skiers from having to lug their equipment with them on every trip to Grindelwald. Two ski locker facilities provide 500 individual lockers with ventilation and heating. One is accessible around the clock, the other is closed overnight.
  • Eiger Express & Grindelwald Terminal

    Eiger Express & Grindelwald Terminal

    Ultra-modern terminal and Eiger Express tricable car. The Eiger Express tricable car will take you from Grindelwald Terminal to the Eigergletscher station in just 15 minutes.

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