Snowy Fiescherwand

Verschneite Fiescherwand

Snowy Fiescherwand

Snowy Fiescherwand

Even if the Fiescherwand is covered in perpetual ice, the snowy Fiescherwand looks spectacular, almost pure. The big and the small Fiescherhorn, the two summits, also known as Fierschlücke, belong to the famous league of the summits over 4000 meters above sea level.

The under Grindelwald Glacier, which has its source at the Fierscherwand, was the site, where locals used to win ice in the beginning of the last century. This ice was exported to many European cities and was used by rich people as a fridge. At this time the glacier filled the complete valley between the Eiger and the Mettenberg. Nowadays you still can see the remains of the dam, which was used to win the ice. Because of the massive glacier, which almost reached the bottom of the valley, Grindelwald was called the “glacier village.” From our restaurant you can enjoy a perfect view to the Fiescherwand with its perpetual ice.