Travel Guide

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General Information About Gelmersee lake

"Both the ascent and descent are an adventure on their own, but we still recommend you to take a round hike (with good hiking footwear) over the Grimsel granite rocks to the Gelmersee lake (2 hours). And it’s good to know that rigidly descending rock faces are secured with railings.

The sportive get underway on the descent back to Handegg via Chuenzentennlen and old Grimselweg trail with ""Hahlen platte."" But be sure to stop and absorb the breathtaking view over the hanging bridge and Handeggfall region before moving on (Connection from Hotel Handeck to the Gelmerbahn mountain railway)."

    • Open-top funicular rail carriages, trips round the lake, hanging bridge over the Handeggfall.

Gelmerbahn

"Both the ascent and descent are an adventure on their own, but we still recommend you to take a round hike (with good hiking footwear) over the Grimsel granite rocks to the Gelmersee lake (2 hours). And it’s good to know that rigidly descending rock faces are secured with railings.

The sportive get underway on the descent back to Handegg via ChUenzentennlen and old Grimselweg trail with ""HAhlen platte."" But be sure to stop and absorb the breathtaking view over the hanging bridge and Handeggfall region before moving on (Connection from Hotel Handeck to the Gelmerbahn mountain railway).

Altitude: 1859m 
Accessibility: 
Train from Interlaken Ost or Lucerne to Meiringen, Postbus to Handegg (Postbus connection also from Oberwald above the Grimsel Pass), funicular raiway to the Gelmersee lake 
View: Over the Grimsel Pass and Haslital valley to the granite mountains that lay opposite 
Attractions: Open-top funicular rail carriages, trips round the lake, hanging bridge over the Handeggfall "