To get to Gimmelwald directly you can take this cable car

cable_car_walk_on1step in to the cable car


cable_car_view_cliffview from the cable car.
somewhere up there is Gimmelwald

(April 20th, 2002)


cable_car_inside1cable_car_passengersinside the cable car on the way up. The cart contains the mail for the village
(April 20th, 2002)


Views from Gimmelwald


cable_car_arrivingThe cable car arriving at Gimmelwald


view_from_hostel_april2002View from the hostel:
early morning (April 21st, 2002)


brynli_peakView from the hostel:
Brynli peak (April 21st, 2002)


wind_peaksView from the hostel:
Wind whipping over the peaks high above Gimmelwald.
In the center of the picture is the end of the Rottal glacier (April 21st, 2002)


tanzboedeliView from the hostel:
The shark fin mountain
(Spitzhorn and Tanzbödeli)

May 2001


gimm06030030_adrian_tanzbodelithe author on the Tanzbödeli plateau, June 2003
Gimmelwald is in the background


kirchbalm_glacierKilchbalm “Glacier” at the end of the Sefinen valley


sd_sefinentalin the Sefinen valley
© sawyer davis


fromtanz1Overview of the Lauterbrunnen valley, looking north (57K),
taken from the Tanzbödeli plateau next to shark fin mountain


sd_kilchbalmKilchbalm (the end of the world)
© sawyer davis


spitz_winterThe shark fin mountain in winter


hike_sharkThe hike up to Tanzbödeli, next to the shark fin
mountain. The track is marked on the photo


x114-1492_imgThe hike up to Tanzbödeli, next to the shark fin
mountain. The track is marked on the photo


bmlaut2The Lauterbrunnen valley, looking
© by Barbara Meier
one of our favorite shots of Lauterbrunnen taken from the train near Wengen on the way to the Jungfrau


ebenefluhEbneflu Mountain


restaurantSpielboden Alp Restaurant above Gimmelwald


sharksfin_snowThe sharks fin mountain (May 1999)


snowhike_may99it was a bit too early for this hike…
below the shark fin, May 1999



Gimmelwald, Switzerland. Oil on canvas. 9 parts, 80cm x 80cm each
by Andrea S Bunyevich
What a wonderful painting, Andrea!

The peaks around Gimmelwald

Hiking up to the Schildhorn

On the summit of the Schilthorn

Animals on the trail

Miscellaneous Views