Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg Trail

MODERATE 20 reviews

Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg Trail is a 9.2 kilometer point-to-point trail located near Wengen, Bern, Switzerland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 9.2 km Elevation Gain: 863 m Route Type: Point to Point


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4 days ago

Know this going in- it is solidly uphill 90% of the trip. For this 48 year old, mildly active, healthy weight female... I was hugging and puffing during most of it. Just when you think you can’t take another step, the trail opens up to meadows and VIEWS. I had to keep reminding myself I’m in the alps! Like, so surreal. It’s an absolutely phenomenal hike. Then the sweet town of KS has food and coffee and trinkets etc. My first time hiking in the alps and it was beautiful.

10 days ago

Gorgeous trail, epic views. The first half coming up from Wengen was in the trees (lovely shade) and then it opens up to amazing views of the glaciers and big 3 mountains. Probably took us double the time with all the necessary photo stops. Felt like an easy hike but 3,000+ ft elevation gain made for a solid day.

12 days ago

fabulous views. did this in reverse order. the loss of elevation was steep in large parts. If wet could be difficult with footing. 3 or 4 lunch stops (restaurants) along the trail.

13 days ago

I hiked from Wengen to Kleine Scheidegg during late June. There are heavenly panoramas of Jungfrau, Mönch, and Eiger. Bring plenty of H20 and a snack. The only distraction was sound of helicopters near Wengen, but the incline helps keep one focused. ;)

15 days ago

Agree with another person who said trail 42 on the hiking maps is wonderful. You pass the scenic vistas of the Eiger, Monsch, and Jungfrau. You also hike through meadows and forest. We went from Kleine Scheidegg to Wengen and there are definitely some tough spots with a lot of rocks but the terrain is very varied so you are never too long on one type of trail.

Lovely walk down from KS, took a few shortcuts but all roads lead to Wengen

10 months ago

This is an epic trail and if you are in Switzerland for first time, a real gem. Keep in mind that when you look at hiking map of the area, choose trail 42. This trail skirts the outside of the range and the vistas are amazing. You can get to Kleine Scheidegg a couple other ways, but trail 42 is the best in my view. The hike back down to Wengen is also nice, or you can take the train!

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