The Eiger, is probably the most famous mountain in Grindelwald. You can see the Eiger with its 3970 meter above sea levels summit, from our Restaurant or our Terrace. The summit has perpetual ice, and is above the famous north face, where several mountaineering tragedies took place. Again and again the alpine rescue service are alarmed to save mountaineers from the North face. To climb the summit, there is a much easier way to the top than the north face. Over the Mittellegi Grat, the ridge you get to the famous Mittellegi Hütte, it is the classic route to climb the summit, it is easier than the north face, nevertheless, nothing for people with vertigo.
On the east ridge there is a whole in the mountain, the sun is shining twice per year, through the whole on the church.