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Alpiglen to Wengen

Bernese Oberland

Grindelwald, Wengen and Mürren

Kleine Scheidegg/Männlichen

1h incline to Kl Scheidegg followed by descent to Wengen w stunning views

Hiking Moderate

19 km
539 m
963 m
4-5 hrs
Low Point
1.3 km
High Point
2.1 km
Alpiglen to Wengen Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's not remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between April and October. From a low point of 1.3 km to the maximum altitude of 2.1 km, the route covers 19 km, 539 vertical metres of ascent and 963 vertical metres of descent.


Ascent to Alpligen with train (can also be done walking), walk from Alpligen to Kleine Scheidegg at a steady incline with full views of the Eiger wall. From Kleine Scheidegg a meadowy descent to Wengen.



Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between April and October


  • Picturesque
  • Wild flowers
  • Family friendly

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