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Grosse Scheidegg

Grindelwald, Switzerland
+41 33 853 67 16
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Great Basecamp for a days skiing

Having based ourselves at Mannlichen and First previous days, Klein Scheidegg proved the best... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
Ski in winter, walk in summer in the shadow of the Eiger

Grosse Scheidegg is the big brother of kleine Scheidegg, the station and hotel/refuge cluster at... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2016
John R
Orgiva, Spain
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Having based ourselves at Mannlichen and First previous days, Klein Scheidegg proved the best option on day 3 of our skii holiday....... more food options, lockers and considerably more sheltered facing down the valley....... will base ourselves here for daytime activities on future visits.

Thank JusLow
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Grosse Scheidegg is the big brother of kleine Scheidegg, the station and hotel/refuge cluster at the foot of the North Wall of the Eiger and from where most climbing expeditions have started. Grosse Scheidegg is some distance to the west, the other side of Grindelwald...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Weather almost perfect in the morning, after noon start to be windy and some clouds. For a first day on skis was nice.

Thank Calura44
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Grosse Scheidegg is mostly accessible in the seasons before and after winter, but on a rare occasion like this year, we could be taken up in a Post Auto where we were able to then sledge down. Breathtaking views on this sunny winter day as...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 8 October 2015

If you are coming to Grindlewald to then travel up to First, consider the Swiss post bus up to Grosse Scheidigg from either Meiringen or Grindlewald. Grosse Scheidigg is the top of the pass, and the bus trip is especially good from the Meiringen side....More

1  Thank bath25years
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Take the bus up from Grinelwald on the weekend, and check out the open air cheese sales, straight from the local alpine cheese huts. Then do the easy hike to First, or go up the Schwartzhorn for the serious.

Thank jfp21
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Grosse Scheidegg can be reached by bus from Grindelwald and is a great bus journey in itself. There's a restaurant by the bus stop, where a meal or beverages may be shared before walking across an easy path the First, about 1.5 hours. The walk...More

2  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 September 2015

In winter this is the place where you can start many downhill trails and pistes. You can go to Wengen or Grindelwald, enjoying the view of the majestic mountains. In somber, this is a very crowded place because it is one of the stations on...More

1  Thank hugo h
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We walked there after staying the night in the hotel at First. Good scenery and views back to Grindelwald but also to the next valley as it is the watershed.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Take the bus up and have quite a few hiking trails to choose from. Nice walk up to First. The view is as always in this region wonderful.

Thank Fisksk
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