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Kleine Scheidegg-Alpiglen «Eiger Run» (No. 64)

The more leisurely part of the Eiger Run sledge run.

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12
grindelwald.swiss
info@grindelwald.swiss

First we follow the railway track in the direction of Salzegg. For the first few meters you have to get off the sledge and walk a little bit. After Alpiglen the sledge descent really starts. Follow it again and again until Alpiglen passages that have to be mastered on foot.

Due to the new Covid regulation, the offer "Eiger Run Night Sledging" will not take place until further notice.

Difficulty
Moderate
Distance
4.93km
Duration
30 minutes
Descent
447 vm
Starting Point
Kleine Scheidegg (2061 m ü. M.)
Ending Point
Alpiglen (1614 m ü. M.)
Top public transport friendly pointToPoint Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent

Details

Difficulty
Moderate
Technique
Condition
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2061m1615m
Recommended season
  • jan
  • feb
  • mar
  • apr
  • may
  • jun
  • jul
  • aug
  • sep
  • oct
  • nov
  • dec

Author Tips

Before or after the tobogganing fun you can enjoy a fondue in a cheerful atmosphere in the Kleine Scheidegg, Eigernordwand or Alpiglen mountain huts.

Equipment

  • Sled or toboggan
  • Ski helmetday
  • hiking backpack (approx. 20 liters) with rain cover
  • comfortable and waterproof winter shoes or sturdy hiking boots (if necessary dredges and gaiters)
  • hat/headband, scarf
  • waterproof glovessun and rain protection
  • Provisions and drinking water, thermos bottle with hot drink
  • first aid kit
  • pocket knife
  • Cell phone
  • if necessary headlamp and reflectors
  • Map material

Safety Guidelines

 The 10 rules of sledging  

  1. Show consideration for others
  2. Adapt speed and driving style to ability
  3. Respect the lane of the vehicle in front
  4. Overtake with distance
  5. Look up before entering and approaching the road
  6. Stop at the edge
  7. Get on and off at the edge
  8. Observe signs and markings
  9. Provide assistance
  10. In the event of an accident: give personal details

More information and links

Directions

Starting Point

Kleine Scheidegg (2061 m ü. M.)

Koordinates :

Geographic 46.585264 N 7.961172 E

Ending Point

Alpiglen (1614 m ü. M.)

Step by Step Directions

Kleine Scheidegg - Alpiglen

Getting There

Public transport

Thanks to its central location in Europe, Switzerland is served by international trains from over 12 countries. Within Switzerland, Intercity trains run directly from Basel and Lucerne to the Jungfrau Region. Travellers from Zurich have to change in Berne. The trains run every half hour. 

Getting there

From Interlaken follow the main road in the direction of Zweilütschinen. There you turn left towards Grindelwald. The whole trip takes about 30 minutes and is partly winding.   

Parking

Parking area Grindelwald Grund

Alternatively you can use the public parking garages in the center of Grindelwald: Parkhaus Eiger+ (252 parking spaces) and Parkhaus Sportzentrum (160 parking spaces)

Schlitteln Eiger Run Kleine Scheidegg
Schlitteln Kleine Scheidegg
Schlitteln Eiger Run vor Eiger

Grindelwald Tourismus
CH - 3818 Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12
grindelwald.swiss
info@grindelwald.swiss

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