Nature

The world of Grimsel

The world of Grimsel (die Grimselwelt) is  a world of hydropower, waterfalls and mountain and reservoir lakes and the water castle of Europe.

The mountains and glaciers and their granite rocks, gorges, the trift cable car, alpine meadows, bridges, hiking trails, deep valleys and the 120-meter high Reichbach waterfall are part of it.

Sherlock Holmes challenged his arch-enemy Professor Moriaty to a fight at this waterfall.

With its 106% gradient, the Gelmerbahn is also the steepest open cable car in Europe.

The Aare Gorge is the gateway to this world.

The gorge is 1400 meters long and 200 meters deep.

(Source and further information: www.grimselwelt.ch).