Hiking

When it comes to hiking in the Jungfrau region, you can't go wrong. Wherever nature lovers turn, they will find perfectly signposted routes: to summits or mountain lakes, into valleys or along streams. Whether pleasure or ambition is the motivation: if you follow the yellow arrows, you will find your way.

Hiking highlights

Hiking in the Jungfrau Region

  • 1 First - Bachalpsee - First

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 6km
    • Duration 2h 0m
    • Ascent 155m
    • Descent 155m
    This hike leads over a broad, well-developed path past the flowering alpine meadows to the Bachalpsee. At the start of the hike, there is a short but steep ascent to the Gummihütte that must be...
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  • 4 First - Bachalpsee - Waldspitz - Bort

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 8km
    • Duration 2h 30m
    • Ascent 156m
    • Descent 757m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    You can get from Grindelwald to First with the First Aerial Cableway. During the ride in the gondola, hikers can enjoy a unique view of the Grindelwald Glacier and the Eiger North Face on the...
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  • 5 First-Bachalpsee-Hiendertellti-Grosse Scheidegg

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 13.2km
    • Duration 5h 0m
    • Ascent 778m
    • Descent 980m
    This hike through a secluded, wild, romantic high valley is the ideal tour for seasoned climbers with stamina. At the start of the hike, there is a short but steep ascent to the Gummihütte that must...
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  • 8 First - Schreckfeld

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 2.4km
    • Duration 0h 45m
    • Ascent 1m
    • Descent 216m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    Follow this trail as it descends from First in the direction of the bottom station of the Oberjoch chairlift, along the natural «Chlofen» track and past the former Schiltlift bottom station until you...
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  • 10 Waldspitz - Feld - Bussalp

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 6.6km
    • Duration 2h 30m
    • Ascent 414m
    • Descent 520m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    From Waldspitz, this hike follows a short section of the nature trail before branching off to the right. Hike to the north of the idyllically situated Rothenegghütte mountain hut through a wild and...
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  • 12 Schreckfeld - Bort

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 2.9km
    • Duration 0h 45m
    • Ascent 1m
    • Descent 392m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    The hike to Bort begins at Schreckfeld station. The wide trail initially starts with a gentle slope and great views of the mountains across from it. Once you reach Egg, it gets steeper going downhill...
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  • 18 First - Schwarzhorn - First

    • Hard
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 8.6km
    • Duration 6h 45m
    • Ascent 911m
    • Descent 911m
    At 2928 m, the Schwarzhorn is the highest peak on the northern edge of the pre-alpine mountains near Grindelwald. This challenging hike, which is only suitable for sure-footed hikers accustomed to...
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  • 22 Grindelwald - Abbachfall - Bussalp

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 5.6km
    • Duration 2h 15m
    • Ascent 766m
    • Descent 1m
    The hike begins at the main Grindelwald railway station where you hike along Spillstattstrasse to the branch-off at Geisstutz. From here you continue along Eschengasse, climbing steadily and leaving...
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  • 25 Grindelwald-Gletscherschlucht-Boneren-Alpiglen

    • Hard
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 8.5km
    • Duration 4h 30m
    • Ascent 869m
    • Descent 195m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    From the Grindelwald railway station, the route heads a short way into the valley before branching off to the right on the road towards Grindelwald Grund. Passing charming chalets, you then follow...
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  • 27 Pfingstegg - Marmorbruch - Gletscherschlucht

    • Medium
    • Distance 2.4km
    • Duration 1h 15m
    • Ascent 35m
    • Descent 412m
    Walk down into the valley - The Pfingstegg offers many different paths leading directly down to the valley. One route takes you past Marmorbruch, once Grindelwald's marble quarry, and further on to...
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  • 27 Pfingstegg - Marmorbruch - Gletscherschlucht

    • Medium
    • Distance 2.4km
    • Duration 1h 15m
    • Ascent 35m
    • Descent 412m
    Walk down into the valley - The Pfingstegg offers many different paths leading directly down to the valley. One route takes you past Marmorbruch, once Grindelwald's marble quarry, and further on to...
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  • 33 Männlichen - Kleine Scheidegg

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.3km
    • Duration 1h 15m
    • Ascent 1m
    • Descent 170m
    Männlichen has two completely different faces. From the Grindelwald valley, the mountain appears as a gentle, green slope. When seen from the Lauterbrunnen side, the Männlichen appears very...
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  • 35 Alpiglen - Bustiglen - Männlichen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 7.2km
    • Duration 2h 45m
    • Ascent 606m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    At an average altitude of 1,900 metres above sea level, the trail crosses through the attractive «Romantikweg» on the southern section of the Grindelwald valley basin. It leads through an enchanting...
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  • 36 Eiger Trail Eigerletscher - Alpiglen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 6km
    • Duration 2h 15m
    • Ascent 65m
    • Descent 761m
    The lookout point above Eigergletscher station is where the Eiger Trail begins, which also makes the Eiger an adventure for hikers as it actually runs along the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall....
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  • 38 Wengernalp - Biglenalp - Eigergletscher

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4km
    • Duration 2h 15m
    • Ascent 505m
    • Descent 59m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    Just above Wengernalp railway station, a wide forest road branches off right to two large alp huts on Wengernalp. The trail then heads south over wide flower-filled meadows to Wixi. After...
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  • 39 Wengernalp - Biglenalp - Kleine Scheidegg

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.2km
    • Duration 2h 0m
    • Ascent 255m
    • Descent 77m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    Just above Wengernalp railway station, a wide forest road branches off right to two large alp huts on Wengernalp. The trail then heads south over wide flower-filled meadows to Wixi. After...
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  • 41 Wengen - Wengernalp - Kleine Scheidegg

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 6.9km
    • Duration 2h 45m
    • Ascent 781m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    A classic pass trail following the contours of the landscape. A must for all visitors to the Jungfrau Region. The good, sometimes steep trail with high-alpine charm leads along the terrace at the...
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  • 43 Wengen-Allmend-Mettlenalp-Biglenalp-Wenger

    • Medium
    • Distance 6.9km
    • Duration 2h 30m
    • Ascent 608m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    From Wengen railway station you follow the tracks of the Wengernalp Railway uphill, crossing under them after about 300 m. The route continues along a surfaced road through the southern part of the...
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  • 44 Wengen - Leiterhorn - Spätenalp - Burglauenen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 9km
    • Duration 3h 0m
    • Ascent 371m
    • Descent 749m
    This is not a well-known, but all the more beautiful hike is the transition from the Lauterbrunnen valley to the Lütschental. From the Wengen village center, the tour begins via the Äussere Allmend...
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  • 45 Wengen - Allmend - Männlichen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.6km
    • Duration 2h 30m
    • Ascent 970m
    • Descent 22m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    In Wengen you cross the centre of the village by following the Dorfstrasse. Just before the church, branch off down the slope to reach the road again, take the steep, stepped path and finally gain...
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  • 46 Wengen - In Gassen - Männlichen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 5.8km
    • Duration 2h 30m
    • Ascent 948m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    In Wengen you cross the centre of the village by following the Dorfstrasse. Hiking on an easy path you soon reach the last chalets of this mountain village and the spot called «In Gassen». In 1971,...
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  • 48 Lauterbrunnen - Wengen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 2.9km
    • Duration 2h 15m
    • Ascent 479m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    The so-called "Hohstäg", the trail from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen, is part of the classic Bernese Oberland tour, which from the 18th century has attracted intellectuals and tourists in search of the...
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  • 49 Lauterbrunnen - Wengwald - Wengen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.1km
    • Duration 1h 30m
    • Ascent 491m
    • Descent 13m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    Lauterbrunnen lies between immense rock walls and mountain summits, in one of the most impressive trough valleys in the Alps. With 72 thundering waterfalls and quiet side valleys, colourful alpine...
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  • 50 Lauterbrunnen - Mürren

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 5.2km
    • Duration 2h 30m
    • Ascent 839m
    • Descent 1m
    Start this hike by following the signposts leading from Lauterbrunnen railway station into the village. At the Gryfenbach stream, the trail climbs towards the impressive "Flue" cliff, crossing to the...
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  • 51 Lauterbrunnen - Alpweg - Winteregg - Mürren

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 7.4km
    • Duration 2h 30m
    • Ascent 848m
    • Descent 13m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    This scenic hike takes you from Lauterbrunnen up the steep alp trail along the aerial cableway route to Grütschalp. From Grütschalp station, a wide gravel trail climbs - steeply at first - where it...
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  • 52 Grütschalp - Winteregg - Mürren

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.4km
    • Duration 1h 15m
    • Ascent 142m
    • Descent 1m
    From the Grütschalp cable car station, a broad gravel path leads in a steady slope to the edge of the forest and continues through a magnificent mountain forest. The gate to the alp pastures also...
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  • 53 Lauterbrunnen-Isenfluh-Saustal-Grütschalp

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 12km
    • Duration 4h 45m
    • Ascent 1253m
    • Descent 552m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    The good level of fitness required to complete this hike is rewarded with a wonderful nature experience. Follow the signs on the alp trail until you reach the small village of Isenfluh. From here,...
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  • 54 Zweilütschinen - Lauterbrunnen

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.36km
    • Duration 1h 0m
    • Ascent 148m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    Zweilütschinen, the starting point of this hike, is where the Schwarze and Weisse (Black and White) Lütschine Rivers merge. The two rivers display striking differences in colour, caused by the types...
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  • 55 Zweilütschinen - Burglauenen - Grindelwald

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 12.4km
    • Duration 3h 30m
    • Ascent 409m
    • Descent 27m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    This easy hike through the Lütschinen Valley begins at Zweilütschinen station. First you cross the tracks and go past the workshops on the left over the small bridge, where you can see where the...
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  • 56 Wilderswil - Zweilütschinen

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 5km
    • Duration 1h 15m
    • Ascent 75m
    • Descent 15m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    This hike starts by crossing the BOB and Schynige Platte Railway tracks at Wilderswil station. The trail passes pretty timber chalets before it reaches the banks of the Lütschine. The old covered...
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  • 57 Wilderswil - Breitlauenen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.8km
    • Duration 3h 0m
    • Ascent 954m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    This hike starts at Wilderswil railway station and leads up to the Schynige Platte intermediate station. From Wilderswil the trail takes you at a steep incline through mainly shady mountain forest to...
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  • 58 Breitlauenen - Schynige Platte

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 2.6km
    • Duration 2h 0m
    • Ascent 430m
    • Descent 1m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    At Breitlauenen station, where you can enjoy wonderful views of Lakes Brienz and Thun and the pre-Alp peaks Brienzer Rothorn, Augstmatthorn, Hohgant and Niederhorn, the path leaves the railway tracks...
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  • 60 Schynige Platte-Oberberghorn-Schynige Platte

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 2.7km
    • Duration 1h 15m
    • Ascent 83m
    • Descent 83m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    The starting point for this hike is located next to the restaurant just above the summit station. There is a short ascent before the trail takes a left turn to the west, leading along the slope to...
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  • 61 Schynige Platte-Louchernhorn-Schynige Platte

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 5.2km
    • Duration 1h 45m
    • Ascent 215m
    • Descent 215m
    This beautiful panoramic walk begins at the mountain restaurant just above the Schynige Platte railway station. Passing the Tuba lookout point, the scenic and well-developed ridge trail provides a...
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  • 62 Schynige Platte - Faulhorn - First

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 15.97km
    • Duration 6h 0m
    • Ascent 905m
    • Descent 722m
    This fantastic day trip starts at the Schynige Platte summit station, leads past the mountain huts at Oberberg on its way to the western slope of the Loucherhorn. Continue over the Egg in a gentle...
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  • 63 First - Faulhorn - Schynige Platte

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 16km
    • Duration 4h 15m
    • Ascent 664m
    • Descent 849m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    This fantastic day trip starts at the aerial cableway Grindelwald-First summit station, and then the mostly level trail leads to Lake Bachalp. Then the path climbs steeply up to the Faulhorn. It...
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  • 64 Berghaus Männdlenen - Burglauenen

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 7km
    • Duration 2h 45m
    • Ascent 1m
    • Descent 1440m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    There is a steep but scenic trail descending from Berghaus Männdlenen into the valley of the Schwarze (black) Lütschine: the route ends at the Burglauenen stop of the Berner Oberland Railway. The...
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  • 72 Interlaken Ost - Harder Kulm

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 4.1km
    • Duration 3h 30m
    • Ascent 750m
    • Descent 1m
    The trail leads from Interlaken Ost railway station along the River Aare to the valley station of the Harder Railway and in many, sometimes very steep, turns through the Bleiki forest to the...
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  • 73 Interlaken - Goldswil - Bleiki - Harder Kulm

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 5.4km
    • Duration 3h 0m
    • Ascent 796m
    • Descent 40m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    Just to the left of the bottom station of the Harder Railway is the start of the trail that takes some 2 hours and 50 minutes. The wide path winds up to the Hohbüel pavilion where Felix...
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  • 74 Interlaken-Goldswil-Baumgartisegg-Harder Kulm

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 6.6km
    • Duration 5h 0m
    • Ascent 928m
    • Descent 184m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    From Interlaken Ost, the hiking trail leads left to the Harderbahn valley station, eastwards towards Goldswil. The steep trail runs zigzag through the dense Buchenwald, via Ried to Hardergrat. Along...
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  • 75 Interlaken - Ringgenberg - Roteflue - Harder

    • Medium
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 12km
    • Duration 5h 30m
    • Ascent 1316m
    • Descent 575m
    • The path has has some restaurants.
    From Interlaken Ost, the trail first leads comfortably along the Aare River and the railway line to Ringgenberg. This is where the steep and challenging mountain trail begins for experienced hikers...
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  • 76 Harder Kulm Rundweg

    • Easy
    • The path has been cleared by the authorities for use.
    • Distance 2.3km
    • Duration 1h 30m
    • Ascent 153m
    • Descent 135m
    Strange tales surround Interlaken's home mountain. On the Harder round trail, you'll learn of sinister happenings and strange occurrences. The broad panorama path leads mostly through the pleasantly...
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