Pfinsteggbahn to Bäregg

While Joni and Matt were revisiting Mürren and Gimmelwald, the rest of us were heading up the Pfingsteggbahn cable car to explore the gorge below the Lower Grindelwald Glacier (Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher). Two days earlier, on the bus ride to Große Scheidegg, the other Ken thought he spied a waterfall in the gorge on the east side … Read more

Mürren & Gimmelwald One Last Time

Thursday, our last day in Grindelwald, dawned sunny and clear.  A different grouping of the Fabulous Four headed up valley for a hike from Phingsteg to Bäegg.  I’m promised pictures of their hike for another post. Matt had not seen Mürren and Gimmelwald in the sun, so we decided to take one last jaunt to … Read more

Schynige Platte to First

As Dominique and Joni were making their way across the panorama trail from Männlichen to Kleine Scheidegg, the Fearless Foursome were traversing the other side of the valley from Schynige Platte to First. Their journey began at 7 am with a taxi to the Grindelwald station, then the train to Wilderswil, followed by the cog … Read more

Männlichen to Kleine Scheidegg

Wednesday dawned clear and gloriously sunny.  The foursome headed out at 7am for a long walk from Schynigge Platte to First. (Judy shared pictures of their walk, which I’ll put in a separate post.) Dominique had a mid-day appointment, so we hung around the chalet, then bussed up to Männlichen for the panorama walk to Kleine … Read more

Grosse Scheidegg to First

On Tuesday the clouds were nearly gone, so we aimed for a longish walk from Grosse Scheidegg to First. The trek began with a walk (up and down) to town, where we climbed on the bus to Grosse Scheidegg.  The bus followed a long and winding road, with sweeping views of the valley and peaks … Read more