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Wednesday, 20. August 2014

Welterbe-Woche 2014 «Natur als Inspiration» (german version)

Information only available in German

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Gletschervorfeld Unteraar © natur-welten.ch

The Aare Headwaters

The Grimsel area forms the eastern border of the World Heritage Site. From the Grimsel Hospice and the Grimsel Pass Road, a hiking trail runs trough a dynamic mire landscape to the Aare glaciers north of the Grimsel Lake. These are the headwaters of the Aare River.

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Eigernordwand © Lorenz A. Fischer / allvisions

The Most Famous North Face

The Eiger north face - with nearly 1650 meters - is one of the greatest north faces in the Alps. To this day it has no lost any of its mystique as "the wall of walls" for mountaineers.

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