The alpine hike from Schynigen Platte (plateau) across Faulhorn up to First is a classic among the Bernese alpine hikes. A magnificent scenic backdrop of alpine peaks is your constant companion throughout the tour. The all-round panorama from Faulhorn is simply indescribably beautiful. Turquoise-blue Brienz Lake lies far below and the silhouette of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau loom on the horizon on the other side.
To this day, climbing the Eiger North Face is considered one of the most difficult mountaineering feats. One gazes at it respectfully and admires the tenacity and courage of the early alpinists who climbed mountain after mountain with little of the modern equipment we have today.