Faulhorn, Grindelwald

4.6
#3 of 6 in Nature in Grindelwald
Hike to the rounded peak of Faulhorn and admire the rugged scenery of the snowcapped Bernese Alps. Several trails wind their way to the 2,681 m (8,796 ft) summit. At the top, take in sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and Lake Thurne below. Stop in the well-known hotel at the summit, where you can reward yourself with a fortifying meal. The ascent requires a decent level of fitness, but the well-preserved trail won't present any great challenge to experienced hikers. Before you head to Grindelwald, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Grindelwald trip builder, to make sure you see all that Grindelwald has to offer, including Faulhorn.
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  • First is a good starting point for many walks: Estimated walking times in the printed guides are often rather short if you prefer to relax and enjoy the tour. Wanderweg/Bergweg no 2 brings you to...  more »
  • Today i took the Firstbahn and un walked past the lake and up to the hotel at Faulhorn. While not technically difficult, if you are not acclimatised or fit it will take a bit longer than the...  more »
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  • Great hike, coming from Schynige Platte you encounter some wonderful vistas whilst traversing the sometimes rocky paths
  • Climbing up there made me tried like hell. Climbing down even more dangerous because all roads covered in snow. But there’s no doubt the view high up is magnificently beautiful.
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