Hiking in Jungfrau region

Hiking in Jungfrau region

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Daisy
Daisy
3 posts
new member
Aug 9, 2011 - 5:35 PM
Hi,

I would like to do some hiking in the above region. I will be on my own, fit and keen to see the scenary. Please could you 1. recommend a route/s around Murren and Grindelwald. Can you hike from one to the other? http://www.ryderwalker.com/self_jungfrau_loop.html#itinerary

2. accomodation along the way? What villiages should I try to stay in? Or are there huts I can stay in along the way?

3. And how many days do you think I need to do this? I will be traveling from Chamonix, so I think I would need at least a day to get there.

4. Do you have a better hike that I should do. Would love to spend about 4 days in the region

thank you any recommendations would be great
kim11
kim11
322 posts
top member
Aug 10, 2011 - 11:51 AM
Hi Louise,

I have a 30+ page document of hikes, things to do, transport and lodging tips, etc. in the region. Happy to send it to you. If you want a copy send me a private message with your email address and I can send it to you that way. The document is written from a Wengen base (my favorite village in the Bernese Oberland) but easily translatable to a Mürren base.

Mürren and Wengen are very different than Grindlewald. The former are small, car-free villages up in the mountains. Grindlewald sits at the base of a mountain, is full of traffic, tourists, and shops.

Yes, you can walk from Mürren to Grindelwald. Unless you are a very experienced mountain hiker or use public transportation for part of the trip it will take you two days to get there. There are more interesting hikes in the area.
Daisy
Daisy
3 posts
new member
Aug 10, 2011 - 2:04 PM
Thanks Kim, that is really useful to know. I am not sure how to send you a private message though? Any tips on this forum?

thank you

Louise
Arno
Arno
7720 posts
expert &
moderator
Aug 10, 2011 - 2:12 PM
Hi Louise,

Just click on Kim's username (kim11) and you'll get on a page that allows you to send a private message.

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