Grosse Scheidegg, a lonely drive
Grosse Scheidegg is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.962m (6,437ft) above the sea level, located in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland.
The road to the summit is paved but narrow, and very steep. It links the villages of Grindelwald and Meiringen. The road is open to bus traffic only.
There are 2 routes to reach the summit. Starting from Grindelwald, the ascent is 9.95 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 905 meters. The average percentage is 9.1 %. And starting from Meiringen, the ascent is 16.4 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1.262 meters. The average percentage is 7.7 %.