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  • Trips in Switzerland

    ISCHBODENHÜTTE, mountain restaurant, Switzerland

    The ISCHBODENHÜTTE, Ischboden Hut, is located at 1400 meters above sea level, on the Grosse Scheideggstrasse not far from Grindelwald. The beautiful old restaurant/Bergbeiz, with stunning views, over the Grindelwald valley and to the mountains, from the terrace, serves delicious homemade and regionally produced food and service is super friendly. A real gem. The road is not open for private cars (except of course for…

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    Loo with a view

    PROBABLY one of the most beautiful locations for a loo!!? After the thrilling experience at the Cliff Walk by Tissot (see the previous post) we went for a hike from Schreckfeld to the restaurant at Grosse Scheidegg and back. The hike is just under 9,5 km in total, following a wide road in very good, mostly paved, condition with little elevation. Lots of ice cold…

  • Trips in Switzerland

    First Cliff Walk

    FIRST CLIFF WALK by TISSOT is the full name of this thrilling experience, opened in September 2015. From Grindelwald we took the cable car to the First mountain in 2170 m.a.s.l. The trip is just about 25 minutes travel time – the landscape changes – and the expectations to the upcoming activity makes the butterflies in the stomach very noticeable 🙂 The sign posts are clear and…

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    Hiking to Bäregg

    BÄREGG, with the mountain hut of the same name, in 1773 meters height, was our target for a Sunday hike. From Grindelwald we took the easy way (cable car) up to the Pfingstegg mountain station featuring a nice restaurant with a big panorama terrace. From there a well signed route, only 2,8 kilometres long, but also 444 meters altitude difference, with a changing character, leads…