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Lovely hike with excellent views of the mountains. Gruetschalp to Murren.

We got off the train at Lauterbrunnen and caught the cable car up to Grutshalp railway station.We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jersey45
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Bristol, United Kingdom
The North Face Trail out of Murren

Unbelievable hike. Scenery breathtaking. The trail easily doable. Signage simple to follow. Very... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Ken K
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Succasunna, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got off the train at Lauterbrunnen and caught the cable car up to Grutshalp railway station.We crossed over the railway line and followed the path to Murren via the Mountain View Trail 2. The path ascended through forest and fields with many alpine flowers.We...More

Thank jersey45
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Unbelievable hike. Scenery breathtaking. The trail easily doable. Signage simple to follow. Very few tourists. Innumerable opportunities for amazing panoramic pictures. Pack a lunch and water.

2  Thank Ken K
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We tried to hike this trail from the Almundhubel and struggled to find accurate signage. Several trails seem to overlap and we would follow what we thought was the Blumental only to find ourselves on another trail so we backtracked. Finally we came to a...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I have to qualify this title: because of the drought in the Swiss Alps, flowers are lacking this year. There are some, but I've seen it absolutely spectacular in normal years. The trails and views remain exceptional. If looking for flowers you should ask first...More

1  Thank Gary N
Reviewed September 10, 2018

On a rainy day, this trail can be ideal if you are staying in Murren and looking for a rainy day activity. Like-wise, if you are looking for a non-strenuous 1-hour hike. Vista-wise, this trail is sub-par to views from other trails in this area,...More

Thank Moments4Life
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Stay near the station and not in the interiors of the town if you are a traveler with heavy bags.This trail is worth it if you are an avid nature lover.You can paint or write poems with this splendid landscape and flora/fauna of this place.

1  Thank JAK K
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The trail is just beautiful. Once you get up it is a really easy walk. It takes about a half hour to get to the higher elevations. It is peaceful. There are a couple places for lunch or a drink. There are many farm animals...More

3  Thank Sixonthego_50
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We took the funicular up and hiked back down following signs for Blumental Panorama Trail and had a beautiful experience. Green pastures, cows grazing with bells chiming, beautiful wildflowers, and streams and waterfalls are all part of a pastoral setting that is gorgeous. Trails are...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed July 29, 2018

What incredible views, cows with bells and a little restaurant along the way! This took us about 2 hours ans we were tired but it was hard.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Hiked the Blumental Panorama trail and the views were spectacular! I did the hike twice as there was so much to see i wanted to make sure I didn't miss anything. Make sure you have some water with you as when the sun is out,...More

5  Thank mtallyca
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NYGail10
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Basinman | Reviewed this property |
If you are in Murren, there is a nice trail that leads from Murren down to Winteregg, and then Lauterbrunnen that follows the rail line. Its mostly flat and wide, and you can hike as little or as far as you want. The scenery... More
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December 7, 2017|
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Response from michaelc14932 | Reviewed this property |
the north face trail takes about 2.5 hours to hike. it starts at 6,400 feet and finishes at about 5,400 feet. Some areas can be challenging if not in shape. you will pass meadows of flowers, farms. I think north face is... More
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