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The longest toboggan run in Europe

Grindelwald

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - panoramic view

Grindelwald First

Grindelwald First

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Männlichen

Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic view 2

Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald - Panoramic view 2

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Grindelwald Wetterhorn

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

Interaktive 360°-Webcam Grindelwald-First

Grindelwald-Grund - Bussalp

Grindelwald-Grund - Bussalp

Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Hotel Kirchbühl 360 HD

Gasthof Panorama

Gasthof Panorama

Grindelwald, First - LIVE (2168 m.ü.M.)

Grindelwald, First - LIVE (2168 m.ü.M.)

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Eigernordwand - Hotel Bel-Air Eden Grindelwald

Wetterhorn

Wetterhorn

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

Grindelwald - Grund Blick nach Norden (Reeti, Aellfluh)

The descent from the Faulhorn via Bussalp to Grindelwald offers unforgettable thrills for anyone who enjoys a toboggan ride. Among aficionados, «Big Pintenfritz» ranks as one of the greatest of all runs.

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An enjoyable walk from Bussalp or First takes you to the summit of the Faulhorn (2,680 m) (Tobogganers have to pull their toboggans) in about 2.5 hours. From here to Grindelwald is a distance of 15 kilometres with a vertical drop of 1,600 metres – making Big Pintenfritz the longest toboggan run in Europe. With the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau for a backdrop, the setting is spectacular, too.

The curious name of Big Pintenfritz («Big Pub Fritz») refers to a village innkeeper who supposedly inaugurated the run after a bet.

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Starting point: Faulhorn (2,680 m.a.s.l.)
Accessibility of starting point: By Foot / Gondola lift / Postal bus / Bus
Finishing point: Grindelwald (1,034 m.a.s.l.)
Altitude difference: 1132 metres
Length: 15 kilometres
Level of difficulty: Medium
Toboggan hire onsite: Yes
Illuminated for night sledging: No
Option to eat: At the start, on the move and at the finish

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Combined offer: journey using public transport and leisure offer (also for existing tickets) to The longest toboggan run in Europe

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