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Address: Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Even out of ski season snow is close. Easy access from township & well worth trip for extra views & track walking even when not ski-ing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Redcliffe, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Even out of ski season snow is close. Easy access from township & well worth trip for extra views & track walking even when not ski-ing.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It was a fine clear day and we took the Post bus from Grindelwald up to Bussalp. We discovered from the helpful lady at the ticket office that our Hiker’s passes gave us free travel. It was fun hearing the warning hooter as we approached bends in the road and impressive how the driver skilfully negotiated the very narrow stretches.... More 

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denver co
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We hiked from Bussalp (arr by bus) to Faulhorn through beautiful pastureland full of wildflowers, to a chorus of cowbells echoing off the valley walls.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were looking for something less taxing, so took the Postbus from Grindelwald to Bussalp, had a nice coffee and then hiked for about 2.5 hours to Bort, and then some of us took cable car while others continued by foot to town.

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Spiez, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Bussalp is a half-hour bus-ride up from Grindelwald. Everybody seems agreed that the bus-fare is wickedly expensive, but if you are not able to walk or cycle then there is little choice, the road is not open to cars. (Even if it were, just think whether YOU would want to drive it.) The view from the top should help you... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I finally convinced my wife to go sledding, she wasn't to thrilled about going but that changed after this experience. We stayed in Grindelwald for the 2nd xmas in a year and we were lucky enough to get tons of snow on Dec 26th, the 27th was breathtaking with snow on all of the trees and village. So we ventured... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

There are few ways to get to Bussalp, the easiest being by bus from Grindelwald, but this is also the most expensive. The most difficult route, but the most rewarding, and free, is by walking from Grindelwald up through the forest to the Aellfluh mountain hut, then on a good track up to Bussalp. It takes about 3 hours. Alternatively,... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We hiked from First --> Bachalpsee --> Faulhorn --> Bussalp and unfortunatley due to weather saw little to nothing. Good excercise though! Be warned if you plan to bus back to Grindelwald its 22CHF per person if you don't have a discount card (50% off, available at trainstation). Otherwise its a 2 hr walk down.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Extend the easy walk from First up the pass and over to Bussalp (with an optional detour to the Faulhorn or not). A little bit more 'up' but well woth it for the views. Check the bus times from Bussalp (back to Grindelwald) before you set off - though there is a small hostelry if you have to wait!

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Wembury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is a short bus ride and from Grindelwald and there are several easy walks to pick up the Firstbahn or to go further.

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Address: Grindelwald, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bernese Oberland  >  Jungfrau Region  >  Grindelwald

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