<<"I printed Kim's documents and judging from the comments, it seemed like
it's going to be very useful. Though I wished it could be mapped out for
This map can do the job, as I described above, but there are more detailed maps that can show the trails.
<<"Personally, I start with mapsearch.ch, because at zoom levels of 32 or below (or greater enlargement) , the train lines pop up, and are easy to visualize in the context of the towns, and where the lines run, etc. Also, you can turn on the station stops icons in the menus. Also, restaurants and accomodations. Google maps works, and there are better maps for hiking, but Mapsearch.ch is really good for visualizing the trains:
If you open that link, it shows Interlaken and Wengen. Move it so you can see to the lower right, or zoom it out a step. If you zoom it out, the train lines disappear. If you zoom it in, the train lines, cableways, etc., show up once you reach zoom level 32, as noted at the end of the URL. If you click on Points of Interest, then Traffic, and click on the options, they will appear on the map. Mouse over the icons and the station name will appear. Those station names are what you use to enter location in the SBB tinmetable that I linked above.
Click on the icon on the Mapsearch.ch map, after you have made it appear as just described. A near term short timetable for that station will appear at the left of your screen.
If you want to see the hiking trails, there is available an extremely detailed map. You will be able to find that trail on it easily.
Before I add the link, I'll caution you that, depending on the amount of snow during Winter, trails at altitudes much above 1500 to 1800 meters may well be closed to hikers. This past winter had very heavy snow. Parts of the trails may be clear, but there may be a concern about snow slides.
My very personal favorite spectacular and easy trail is the trail from Männlichen to Kleine Scheidegg, in that direction. A few pictures in sunny weather are attached..
The trail is so easy that it is nicknamed "The Grannies' Walk." From Männlichen at about 2230 meters above sea level it descends easily to Kleine Scheidegg at about 2060 meters. 2230 meters is about 1.4 miles high. The air is thin. If you are not accustomed to high altitude exercise, even that modest uphill walk might make you pant a bit and pause now and then. Swiss grannies, with their boots and hiking staffs charge up that traill at twice my speed, with nary a hesitation.. The views of the Eiger are much netter if you walk in the downhill direction, so that makes it easy to choose.
I have been there in on June 6th, and found the trail to be completely blocked by snow drifts. A few years ago, in 2015 I took my grandson up to Männlichen on the first day that the trail was open - June 15th. The clouds were so thick that you could only see a short distance. The local micro-weather report had suggested that there might be a window of sun and clear skies, but it was brief. The top of the Jungfrau appeared to be above the cloud layers. We went back down the cableway and train to Wngen and the Lauterbrunnen, and up to Grütschalp. From there, the short train (really, a trolley) ride along the cliff edge to Mürren was cmpletely socked in. After lunch, with a few short breaks in the clouds, we went to Brienz, and looked at the lake, and visited Jobin, the most famous of the woodcarvers, and bought a music box for my granddaughter.
You are wise to allocate a few days in the region. The weather chages rapidly in the Alps. And, it comes in layers. It may be clear on high and foggy down below. Or, vice versa. When my Grandson and I arrived in Wengen, for about an hour, we had a clear, slightly hazy, view of the Lauterbrunen Valley, very much like the one attached. And, of course, it was clear on the day we had to leave.
After that digression, here is a link to a very very detailed map, issued by the Swiss Land Office (SwissTopo). (There is an app, by the way. Simplified, and useful obn the trails. -
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I have clicked on the option in the menu to turn on "Hiking Trails."
The trails are color-coded according to the scheme described here:
The nice thing about that map is that it gives you altitudes. And, since it is a topographic map, if you can read the contours, you can tell where the climbs and descents are steep, or, easy.
There are several other maps available, and Google Maps is certainly useful for some of the same information as Mapsearch.ch. I find it easier to use Mapsearch, but, I am used to it.
You cannot beat the SwissTopo map with all the details, if you want them. It is extremely accurate, and, buried in the menus, iy has much information for professionals.
It is probably overkill for you,especialy since th higher altitude trails will be inaccessible in early June. Still, it works at all altitudes. ;-)