Hiking trail Lütschental - Grindelwald Grund
|Region||: Bernese Oberland|
|Distance||: 7 km, 4.4 miles|
|User rating||: 3|
The hike starts off with a 182 m (600 ft) climb through a narrow asphalt road, running along the cog railway between Interlaken and Grindelwald. The surrounding landscape consists of meadows with chalets. The part between Burglauenen and Schwendi is nearly flat en runs through a forest, parallel to the river the Schwarze Lütschine. After Schwendi you will have to make a short climb, followed by a descent through quiet roads along grasslands and chalets. On your way to Grindelwald, you will have views of the Wetterhorn, Schreckhorn, Eiger, the Oberer Grindelwald glacier and Schynige Platte.
Transportation to Lütschental
Lütschental can be reached by train from Interlaken or Grindelwald. Will you be traveling to and from hiking areas frequently? A Swiss Pass or one of the other passes grants easy access to the entire Swiss Travel System (trains, buses, boats and mountain transportation).
At the end of the Lütschental railway station’s platform, turn left. Cross the bridge and start following the signs pointing to Grindelwald to the right when you have reached the main road. After about 100 m (330 ft) you have to cross the main road and walk into a smaller road running upwards. Keep following the direction of Grindelwald. At Schwendi, turn right to Grindelwald Grund. Just before Grindelwald, follow the signs ‘Männlichenbahn’ until you have reached the railway station of Grindelwald Grund.
Transportation from Grindelwald Grund
From Grindelwald Grund, you can travel by train to Grindelwald/Interlaken or Kleine Scheidegg.
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