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“Great hiking experience!!”
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Mt First Admission in Grindelwald
Ranked #2 of 35 things to do in Grindelwald
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

My wife and me took a cable car and go for hiking at First. It was a sunshine day, not too hot but the weather was very clear.

It was a amazing experience to hike at the high mountain like this; all mountains around us were covered by snow, the air was dry and a little warm on that day; Our destination was the lake just around 1.5 hrs away from the cable car station.

Once we arrive there, we were feeling "wow"....so beautiful. (look at the profile picture!!!)

Do bring lots of water in summer time, if you might not want the fresh "natural" spring water there.

You won't be disappointed if you are a hike lover!!!

Thank EH613
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

We did the 'First Fun Package' as the first part of a farewell party (step 2 was river rafting in the same area). It is great fun when you are with a group of people - you should not be afraid of height though.
You take the gondola all the way up to the top of First. Up there you have a beautiful view at famous the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks, including the Eiger north face. From there you take the First Flyer (basically a zip line/tyrollian traverse) down to the middle station of the gondola. You will be up to 50 meters above ground and over 80 Kilometers/hour fast. However, the ride itself is not the biggest thrill - getting to the end of the rope and stopping is!
We took the gondola again to get a bit further down where we picked up our scooters (with front suspension) for the ride down to Grindelwald. Although it is slower than the flyer, this is the much bigger kick! Especially, since half way down you get onto the normal roads - which means two-way traffic.
Once back down without major injuries, we went for a beer. Needed one.

2  Thank Tdalhoefer
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

Great views from the top assuming you make it up before clouds! If you cant or dont manage to get up Eiger this is one trip you really have to do to get the most from the amazing scenery

Thank MulhollandP
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

We took that trail leading to First not knowing if we would make it to the top (as it was our first time with teenagers) The hike was quiet long and difficult for first timers, but there are a few place you can stop to rest along the way. But the view from the top is breathtaking and worth all the sweat and the pain...

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Only had a day to spend in Grindelwald and we chose to ride this cable car to the top of the mountain. Had lunch at the restaurant and was just amazed at the views. It's not cheap but you only do these things once.

Thank Terry C
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