On their way up the glorious Schilthorn, also known as the Piz Gloria, the cable cars of the Schilthorn cableway travel along 7,000 metres of cable and surmount an altitude difference of 2,103 metres in a journey comprising four stages: from Stechelberg to Gimmelwald, Mürren and Birg, before finally reaching the summit.
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.
The Lauterbrunnen Valley is famous for its many waterfalls.
Part of the 1969 James Bond film "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" was shot on the infamous "Bob Run".