Race down the snow-covered slopes of Grindelwald First with Grindelwald Skiing. With a mix of high speed slopes with the untouched beauty of this alpine winter wonderland, brace yourself for the unforgettable experience of racing down the mountains with elegance.
Bodmi Arena in Grindelwald First welcomes beginners with gentle slopes and a dedicated learning environment. Enjoy views of the Eiger and surrounding peaks as you build your skiing skills.
Oberjoch in Grindelwald First caters to intermediate and advanced skiers, offering thrilling descents with panoramic views of the iconic Eiger North Face. Challenge yourself on diverse slopes with breathtaking alpine backdrops.
Bussalp, a mountain pass above Grindelwald, offers an alpine escape with stunning views of the Schreckhorn and Wetterhorn peaks. The skiing experience is complemented by the tranquility of the surrounding nature.
Grindelwald First is open for skiing from 16 December 2023 to 1 April 2024.
10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday, Sunday & other holidays
10 AM- 1 PM
1:45 PM - 5 PM
Grindelwald First is accessible by gondola from the village of Grindelwald
By Train: Board a train to Interlaken-Ost, well-connected to major Swiss cities. Transfer to the Berner Oberland Bahn (BOB) train at Interlaken-Ost, which runs directly to Grindelwald. From there you can take a bus or a short walk to Grindelwald First gondola station.
By Bus: Grindelwald is accessible by various bus lines, providing convenient access to the area. You can take bus lines
By Gondola: Line 2440 takes you from Grindelwald Firstbahn gondola station to the Grindelwald First summit.
21, 122, 123, 128 for local commute to the gondola station.
To get to Grindelwald First Valley Station by car, follow the road from Interlaken to Wilderswil and take a left turn at Gündlischwand. Grindelwald is located at the road's end, about 30 minutes from Interlaken and 20 minutes from Lauterbrunnen.
Walk on metal platform suspended 2,000 meters above the ground and enjoy jaw-dropping views of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains, as well as the Grindelwald valley below.
Enjoy several hiking trails that offer beautiful scenescapes with varying levels of difficulty to spice the adventure, including the Bachalpsee Trail.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Swiss Alps while ascending to the hills on the ride to Grindelwald First
Race down the mountain slopes on an ingenious hybrid of a go-kart and a sled.
Zip through the skies in glory with the First Flyer, propelling you on an 800 meter long ride on a zipline over the beautiful Alpine setting
Soar through the skies of Grindelwald with four others on a specially designed canopy to make sure that the fun never stops
Summer (June to August):
Embrace the mild summer breeze, tailor-made for outdoor enthusiasts. The average highs dance around 20°C (68°F),allowing it to be pleasant for outdoor activities. The evenings graciously cool down to an average of 10°C (50°F).
Winter (December to February):
This time coincides with the chilly embrace of winter, as snowfall blankets the landscape – a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. Make sure to layer up as the average highs are at a crisp 1°C (34°F) and lows gracefully dipping to around -6°C (21°F).
Springtime (March to May) and Autumn (September to November):
As spring blossoms and autumn leaves fall, enjoy the mild to cool weather, accompanied by the luxury of fewer crowds. These seasons offer the perfect backdrop for leisurely hikes and captivating sightseeing adventures.
The ski season in Grindelwald typically runs from December to April. You should consider snow conditions while choosing when to visit with mid- January to Mid-March offering optimal snow conditions.
Yes, Grindelwald has several ski rental shops where you can find a wide range of equipment for different skill levels.
Absolutely! Grindelwald offers slopes suitable for all skill levels, including beginners. Depending on your ticket option, you can also opt in for a ticket with an instructor who can provide lessons to help build confidence on the slopes.
Absolutely! Grindelwald offers a variety of winter activities, including go-karting, the First Flyer, Glider,scenic walks and more. The region is also known for its stunning landscapes and cultural attractions such as the Bachalpsee Lake