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THE ROTSTOCK VIA FERRATA AT EIGER, GRINDELWALD

The Rotstock Via Ferrata is an epic climb right next to the famous North Face Wall of Eiger. Using a harness, stairs and metal stairs you can climb 400m of incline to the 360-degree panoramic viewpoint. YOU WILL LIKE THIS POST ASWELL: 4 AWESOME VIA FERRATA ROUTES IN SWITZERLAND Hike Distance: The total hike distance was 5km …

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EPIC VIA FERRATA AT FÜRENALP IN ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

Hiking in Switzerland is an incredible experience with some of the most amazing mountain views and summits in the world. However, you can take it to the next level and actually get off the hiking trail and climb directly up the mountain face on a ladder. It’s called Via Ferrata and you are clipped into …

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WALENPFAD HIKE IN ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

The Walenpfad hike in Engelberg starts off with a bang by circling Lake Harzli before pushing you into a steep ascent to overlook the lake. The trail then has a beautiful downhill segment towards Engelberg before rounding to the corner, through the forest, as you make your way to the finish point, the Brunnihutte. It’s …

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THE WEEKLY #163: JUNGFRAU, ENGELBERG, ZERMATT

Our fifth week in Switzerland took us on a journey with a new style of travel. We linked up with a couple of regional tourism boards in Jungfrau, Engelberg and Zermatt. They invited us out to stay at a few nice hotels in their region, provided us with cable car passes, train passes and some …

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THE FOUR LAKES HIKE IN ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

The Four Lakes hike in Engelberg takes you on a high-altitude mountain trail as you visit four lakes on this stunning one-way hike. The trail can be walked in either direction with endpoints being Truebsee Lake and Melchsee Lake. There is also an optional (very epic) sunset viewpoint on this trail we visited by accident …

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TANZBODELI & OBERSTEINBERG HIKE: THE BEST VIEW OF LAUTERBRUNNEN

Tanzbodeli is one of my favorite hikes in the Lauterbrunnen region because it provides the best 360 degrees of the entire mountainscape. On a clear day, it feels as though you are at the center of the Jungfrau region and you can see all of the glacier-laden peaks. On a gloomy, cloudy day, it is …

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GASTLOSEN HIKING TRAIL: THE DOLOMITES OF SWITZERLAND

A Sunday morning on the Gastlosen hiking trail was a quintessential Swiss experience. There was epic, panoramic mountain views, friendly hikers of all ages on the trail, ‘bonjour’ being thrown around every few steps, coffee and cake back at the cabin restaurant and it was all topped off by the owner playing the Fribourg anthem …

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THE EIGER TRAIL HIKE: EIGERGLETSCHER TO ALPIGLEN

The Eiger Trail hike is one of the most popular routes in Switzerland because the path leads hikers directly under the world-famous Eiger North Face Wall, which is renowned as one of the toughest climbs in the world. Hike Distance: The distance from Eigergletscher Train Station to Alpiglen along the Eiger Trail is 6.5km. Hike Duration: …

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ROCHERS DE NAYE HIKE FROM MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND

Rochers de Naye hike takes you to a summit near above Montreux that has arguably the best view of Lake Geneva. Depending on the weather you may also be above the clouds, which is always an incredible experience. It is possible to hike up or take the train to the summit or if you are …

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