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Challenging but worth it.

We took the cable car up first thing in the morning to hike to the bridge. It was pouring with rain... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
278wendy
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Amazing! (But not easy)

It was my husband and I's first hike of all time. NOT EASY! Even with people that were good, they... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2019
Andrée-Ann L
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Brownsburg-Chatham, Canada
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All reviews cable car worth the effort starting point two hours afraid of heights coming back proper hiking shoes bear in mind alpine trail sunny day isn t both ways alpine experience don t forget views are spectacular half hour steep path
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the cable car up first thing in the morning to hike to the bridge. It was pouring with rain and the cloud was low so we weren’t sure we’d make it safely. However, the path was well marked throughout and we kept going....More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 278wendy
Reviewed September 10, 2019

It was my husband and I's first hike of all time. NOT EASY! Even with people that were good, they told us it was more than intermediate. We took our time and it took us 1h30 mins to climb (from the cable car). Lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andrée-Ann L
Reviewed September 4, 2019

Just beautiful! If not that interested in hiking, buy ticket early for (returning) cable car. The view is breathtaking and totally worth it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kuukeerutaja
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

The trail to this bridge to nowhere is wickedly steep and lots of rock scrambling and lots of exposure so go early so you won’t bake in the sun. Cloudy days are good. Bridge goes over what was once a huge glacier that’s recedes quite...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TheLongLongTrailer
Reviewed July 21, 2019

Other reviews affirm this is a long steep path up and alongside a high mountain from cable car to bridge and back. Good knees ares essential. Hot and humid in high summer. Fantastic Jurassic Park like scenery. You MUST have a head for heights for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank globalpops
Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

Love the hike and surroundings, the view from the bridge on the glacier is worth it.. the alpine Trail direction Trift Hütte is Heavy but to be so close to the glacier is amazing, you can sleep in the hut at night and walk back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susie1988
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Your eyes and your soul will thank you for the acquired emotions during this walk. Note that it is quite a difficult one, you gotta be in a good mental shape to constantly go up. You can either take a cable car that takes you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vitamika_m
Reviewed November 28, 2018

This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen in Switzerland. I have been here twice already now.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jordan G
Reviewed October 17, 2018

After taking the cable car from the main road, there is a trail up to the bridge that will take 90 minutes steady trek with some climbing involved. When you get to the bridge, you get a panoramic view of the lake and the glaciers....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank spam2003can
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We took the cable car up after driving the 1hr 45min from Zurich, the car park is free. We then took the cable car up to the start of a 1hr 30 minuite hike to the bridge. The hike is very steep and you need...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from vitamika_m | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Jill! Yes, you will need to get there by the time you get the tickets, since the gondola (cable car) can only fit up to 6 persons (if not mistaken). And if the other rides are already booked you may not be able to take... More
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