Posts about schreckhorn

First, Grindelwald, Switzerland

The mountain restaurant and top cable car station at First, above Grindelwald, affords amazing views down to the valley and to the huge wall of rock opposite: including the famous Eiger North Wall.

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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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