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Bort - Grindelwald via Mühlebach (Nr. 59)

Toward the sun and the Eiger North Face

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH- 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12
www.grindelwald.swiss
info@grindelwald.swiss

The starting point of this scenic winter hike is the Bort station. From Grindelwald the gondola cableway takes you up to the Bort station. Once you’ve reached the top, you can marvel at the view of the fantastic mountain panorama of the Jungfrau Region. In addition to the pleasant sun terrace of the Berghaus Bort, a mountain inn and guesthouse, the Bort station has an Alpine playground where kids can play and romp. 

The well-maintained and marked winter hiking trail leads you through Mühlebach back to the village of Grindelwald in about 1.5 hours. The beginning of the trail winds downhill along the little road to Regenmatte. From Regenmatte, the trail continues to the right, along the ski and sledging run until you reach the Mühlebach Schule bus stop. Here you can decide to take the bus back to the village centre or walk back to the village in about 30 minutes.

Difficulty
Easy
Distance
2.53km
Duration
1 hour
Descent
400 vm
Starting Point
Middle station Bort
Ending Point
Grindelwald
Top Scenic Tour route With refreshment stops Family friendly groomedSnowSurface

Details

Difficulty
Easy
Technique
Condition
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1561m1161m
Recommended season
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

The hike can also be hiked in the opposite direction.

Equipment

  •  The sun’s rays are more intense in the mountains. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen with a high protection factor, a hat and sunglasses with UV protection.
  • Charged mobile phone
  • First-aid kit
  • Winter shoes with non-slip sole
  • Drinks and snacks
  • If available: hiking sticks

Safety Guidelines

After a snowfall, the ground can be softer and more difficult to walk on.

More information and links

Directions

Starting Point

Middle station Bort

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.646481 N 8.051906 E

Ending Point

Grindelwald

Step by Step Directions

Bort - Grindelwald via Mühlebach

Getting There

Public transport

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run directly from Basel and Lucerne to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich have to change in Berne. The trains run every half hour.

Getting there

There are different ways to reach the region by car. The fastest way from Basel and Geneva is via Berne. The fastest route from Zurich is through Lucerne and the Brünig Pass. The pass is open in summer and winter.

From the south, the route goes over the Grimsel or Susten Pass into the region. Both passes are only open in summer. Alternatively, you can take the Simplon Pass and then Lötschberg car transport. 

 

Parking

The valley station of the Männlichenbahn has more than 700 parking spaces.

Grindelwald has public car parks with covered parking spaces: Eiger+ car park (252 parking spaces) and Sportzentrum car park (160 parking spaces). They cannot be reserved in advance. Uncovered parking spaces are available everywhere in the village.

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH- 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12
www.grindelwald.swiss
info@grindelwald.swiss

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