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Grindelwald vs Kanderstag vs Feldberg

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Grindelwald vs Kanderstag vs Feldberg

Need base location recommendations.

My family of four (2 adults, 10 year old and 8 year old) are visiting Switzerland from 29 Oct - 1 Nov. We are very active. We would like to see the Jungfraujoch and Oeschinen Lake and then get in a few nice day hikes. I was looking at lodging in either Grindelwald, Kanderstag or Feldberg. Any opinions on these areas? Is there another area I should consider? Thank you for your opinions.

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1. Re: Grindelwald vs Kanderstag vs Feldberg

I would look first at the hikes you are thinking of doing. Grindelwald First lift closes on 28 October so this cuts down your options there. Many of the higher paths everywhere will already be closed.

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2. Re: Grindelwald vs Kanderstag vs Feldberg

Skitandoori,

Thanks for your reply. I had no one specific hike that I wanted to do, we just like to be out and about in nature. The Grindelwald tourist page lists "winter hiking". I assume that means hiking is possible without a ski lift, but please correct me is I am wrong. I would hate to get there and find we are unable to get out on any marked trails.

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3. Re: Grindelwald vs Kanderstag vs Feldberg

Winter hiking means hiking in the winter, quite often it will be trails that you access via a ski lift or bus there are a few in Grindelwald.

Everything isn’t closed, but quite a few lifts and trains are. What do you mean by hiking? Would you be happy with prepared and marked paths? There are quite a few year round paths. Why not start with the hiking section on jungfrau.ch?

Edited: 27 May 2018, 22:20
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