First (Grindelwald)

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Grindelwald First.jpg
View of First with the Eiger in background
Highest point
Elevation 2,166 m (7,106 ft) [1]
Coordinates 46°39′38″N 8°3′13″E / 46.66056°N 8.05361°E / 46.66056; 8.05361Coordinates: 46°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
Location Bernese Oberland, Switzerland
Parent range Bernese Alps
Easiest route Aerial tramway

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


  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps

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