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Grosse Scheidegg - First - Bachalpsee

Bernese Oberland

Grindelwald, Wengen and Mürren

Long climb to Gr Scheidegg followed by a travers to First & Bachalpseee to First

Mountain Biking Difficult

36 km
1.5 km
1.5 km
3-4 hrs
Low Point
1 km
High Point
2.3 km
Grosse Scheidegg - First - Bachalpsee Map

This is a popular mountain biking route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done between May and October. From a low point of 1 km to the maximum altitude of 2.3 km, the route covers 36 km, 1491 vertical metres of ascent and 1491 vertical metres of descent.


Long ascent along the road, shared trail to First and Bachalpsee, technical decline to Grindelwald



Mostly stable trail tread with some variability featuring larger and more unavoidable obstacles that may include, but not be limited to: bigger stones, roots, steps, and narrow curves. Compared to lower intermediate, technical difficulty is more advanced and grades of slopes are steeper. Ideal for upper intermediate riders.

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 May and October


  • Technical
  • Picturesque
  • Roots
  • Rock Gardens

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