Schynige Platte – Faulhorn – First

A classic trail you need to enjoy. This is a great read, thankyou.


When researching for great hikes in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland, one that seems to pop up high on most people’s list is the one going from Schynige Platte cog railway station to the First cable car station. If you look at the Jungfrau Trail Map site, the longest published route is the Schynige Platte to First hike, clocking in at an estimated 6h10m. Here is a highlighted look at this hike.

Schynige Platte - Faulhorn - First

Here are the hike specifications as taken using myGPS Tracks App. I did this hike on the date shown with my 16-year old daughter. We accomplished the hike in just over four hours, and I managed to do this with a small tear in my right meniscus. Most physically active and healthy people should have no problems.


I have to agree with the general consensus that this is probably the best single day hike you…

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