Posted on August 31, 2016June 27, 2018 by jim After taking the free local trams up to the base of the Eiger, we hiked back town to Grindelwald the long way. Hiking This Seems Like A Good Idea Said no one ever. Barren Trail Scree and Dust on The Eiger Trail Brown and Green The brown of this scree field is contrasted against the deep green of the Grindelwald valley. Trailside Waterfall Colette stops to enjoy a trailside waterfall along the Eiger Trail. Which Way Home? Tough getting home if you don’t have GPS, a good map, or know your German. Out of the Ice Colette is silhouetted against the opening of this massive snow cave we discovered along the trail.