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Old 10.04.2019, 20:45
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Best day hiking route in Lauterbrunnen/Grindelwald

In June, I plan a trip to Bernese Oberland (staying in Gündlischwand).

Did some research on the best hiking routes but it seems that there is just too many of them:
https://www.outdooractive.com/en/hik...unnen/1432366/
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attracti...n_of_Bern.html

Could someone recommend from his/her own experience a great route for a day hike (casual - no climbing or cable cars)?
Or is it just that they are all so good that it doesn't matter which I choose?
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Old 11.04.2019, 15:59
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Re: Best day hiking route in Lauterbrunnen/Grindelwald

What do you mean by no climbing; no scrambling or no uphill walking?

Is the no cable car restriction based on cost, or fear of heights?

Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen are best enjoyed from up high. Assuming a train is OK, I would recommend you go to Kleine Scheidegg and take the Eiger trail back to Grindelwad Grund

It's part of this trail:
https://www.schweizmobil.ch/fr/suiss...ppe-01560.html
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Re: Best day hiking route in Lauterbrunnen/Grindelwald

https://www.jungfrau.ch/en-gb/summer...-first-b06004/

Train up from Wildeswil. 7 hour walk, cablecar down. Train back to Gündlischwand.

One of the best hikes in the Alps by far. You will not be disappointed.

Be prepared to change your plans if the weather is bad, so have two or three alternatives so you can choose the day before what to do.
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Re: Best day hiking route in Lauterbrunnen/Grindelwald

Your are quite close to Isenfluh. I can recommend the trip from Isenfluh to Sulwald (there is a cable car, but if you want to avoid this, you can walk) and then up to the Lobhorn Hut. Food available both at Sulwald and the Lobhorn Hut. You can hire a Trotti bike at Sulwald to make the journey down quicker and more fun.
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Re: Best day hiking route in Lauterbrunnen/Grindelwald

@Fish Paste - I agree that is a cracking walk I'm not sure it's "casual" as per the OP...
I've only done it in the other direction but I remember we had to keep up a good pace to make sure we could still order Rösti on the Faulhorn... :-)
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Old 12.04.2019, 14:23
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Re: Best day hiking route in Lauterbrunnen/Grindelwald

Well it's not an amble, that's for sure, but medium fitness will suffice.
From KS, it's a flat/steady gradient up with a short steep bit at the restaurant.
From First, it's a much steeper ascent to begin with, before the long steady descent to KS.


The Faulhorn itself can be avoided by walking around the base.
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