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Faulhorn

Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 27 13
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Well worth the effort

Faulhorn is definitely a ‘must do’ if you are holidaying in the Grindelwald area. It is a tough... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2014
Silberhorn
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UK
Great place to stop to eat and take pics

We hiked from First, stopped in Faulhorn for lunch, and then downhill to Bussalp (check bus... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2014
dundasdoc
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Dundas, Canada
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“schynige platte” (12 reviews)
“great hike” (4 reviews)
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

Faulhorn is definitely a ‘must do’ if you are holidaying in the Grindelwald area. It is a tough walk to get to the top though – From First it is about 2 hours, from Schynige Plate about 3 hours and from Bussalpe around 90 minutes....More

Thank Silberhorn
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We hiked from First, stopped in Faulhorn for lunch, and then downhill to Bussalp (check bus departures to Grindelwald because it is another 2 hours down ). Just behind the restaurant is a short climb to spectacular views.

Thank dundasdoc
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Steep at times, but exhilarating. I will never forget it. This hike stands out as the finest I have ever done. Loved it and will be talking about this one for a long time. Not very crowded at all. We got to the hotel on...More

Thank jclarremore
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Lovely walk from first with a variety of footpath quality (i like variety). The Faulhorn had views over the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau, and also down into the Interlaken valley. The clouds swooped in and out adding to the atmosphere. There are food facilities up...More

1  Thank AdventureCap
Reviewed 6 September 2014

This was a sensational alpine walk starting at 1,900 metres at Schinge Platt and finishing at First. The descent from Faulhorn to the lakes was quite steep and I would not want to do it in reverse. The trail is well marked and not too...More

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We took the Firstbahn from Grindelwald and hiked to the Alpbachsee. The climb gets a little more strenuous up to the Faulhorn but the path is wide and smooth. The Lodge at the top of Faulhorn is quaint and the owners very friendly, we had...More

Thank DaytonDomer81
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Was a good walk from First but some paths still covered in snow so tricky in part and unfortunately cloud coevr came down so didn't get to experince the views that I am sure woudl have made it a good trek!

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 5 November 2013

I opted for the Schynige Platte to FIrst route which includes Mt Faulhorn. It is an outstanding hike with wonderful views of both the Alps, including the big 3 mountains as well as the valley which includes Interlaken and Lakes Brienz and Thun. The hike...More

2  Thank Considered
Reviewed 25 August 2013

nThe path from Schynige Platte to Faulhorn the Faulhornwag is one of the outstanding ridge walks of the Alps. My only bit of advice, don't drink the coffee if it is shipped in by helicopter.

1  Thank Brachy75
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We hiked from Schynige Platte to First and stopped at the Faulhorn Hut for lunch. We took the steeper route up and the gentler route down because that was the direction we were travelling. If you are reasonably fit you won't have any problem with...More

1  Thank Lynna L
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