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First (Grindelwald)

Coordinates: 46°39′38″N 8°3′13″E / 46.66056°N 8.05361°E / 46.66056; 8.05361
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View of First with the Eiger in background
Highest point
Elevation2,184 m (7,165 ft)[1]
Coordinates46°39′38″N 8°3′13″E / 46.66056°N 8.05361°E / 46.66056; 8.05361
First is located in Switzerland
Location in Switzerland
LocationBernese Oberland, Switzerland
Parent rangeBernese Alps
Easiest routeAerial tramway
The First cable car station 100622

First is a mountain location and minor summit on the slopes of the Schwarzhorn in the Bernese Oberland. It is mostly known as a cable car station above Grindelwald (Firstbahn) and as a popular hiking area with the Bachalpsee in proximity. It is also the destination of the classic hike: Schynige Platte-Faulhorn-First.

The Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau from the First cable car station


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps

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