Posts about Hiking from First to Bachalp, at Grindelwald in Switzerland

Schreckhorn from Bachalp

One of the largest mountains in the Jungfrau Region, at 4,274m (14,022ft). To give you a sense of scale, the Finsteraarhorn peak (slightly behind cloud on the right of the picture) is 10km away from the Schreckhorn. Only the top third of this part of the mountain range above the valley floor at Grindelwald can […]

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Bachsee/Bachalpsee, Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

Call it what you will: the small lake above Grindelwald-First is well worth a trip. Although Jo and I felt that we’d become fairly fit, having done some walking in the U.K. whilst on holiday, we underestimated the altitude difference and so the 50 minute walk to the lake from the top of the First […]

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