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Formed long ago after a rock fall, the Oeschinen Lake above Kandersteg is particulary worthy of being called a mountain lake. To the east and the south, the steep rock faces of the Blüemlisalp, Oeschinenhorn, Fründenhorn and Doldenhorn - all three-thousand-meter peaks - reach nearly all the way down to the lake surface.
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.