Capanna Corno-Gries CAS | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

Important notice for mountain sports enthusiasts

Covid certificate obligation in mountain huts

As of 13 September 2021, a valid Covid certificate must be presented for overnight stays and consumption inside mountain huts.

Disclaimer

Hiking or climbing on routes in alpine terrain requires good physical health, meticulous preparation and technical skills in mountain sports. The routes presented here are undertaken at one’s own risk. If you want to safely practice mountain sports, taking training courses run by experts is highly recommended by the SAC. All the contents of the SAC Route Portal are put together with utmost diligence. However, the Swiss Alpine Club and the authors cannot guarantee that the information provided here is up-do-date, correct and complete. Therefore, the SAC and the authors cannot be held liable for possible errors.

Capanna Corno-Gries CAS 2338 m

A cabin for mountain hikers characterized by the striking modern architecture, sometimes called “The control tower of the Alps”. Built a hundred years ago to facilitate the ascents of Blinnenhorn and the summits around Grieshorn (Corno Gries).Today the cabin between Nufenenpass and the Italian Val Formazza has become a convenient stopover for families and long-distance hikers who do e.g. the small „Haute-Route du Soleil“ and for mountain bikers.

Informations from the hut

Covid-Zertifikatspflicht in Berghuetten

Additional informations Capanna Corno-Gries CAS

Hut wardened
  • Jan: Partially
  • Feb: Closed
  • Mar: Open
  • Apr: Open
  • May: Closed
  • Jun: Open
  • Jul: Open
  • Aug: Open
  • Sep: Open
  • Oct: Partially
  • Nov: Closed
  • Dec: Partially
Shelter open
  • Jan: Open
  • Feb: Open
  • Mar: Open
  • Apr: Open
  • May: Open
  • Jun: Open
  • Jul: Open
  • Aug: Open
  • Sep: Open
  • Oct: Open
  • Nov: Open
  • Dec: Open
Hut phone
Capacity
  • Sleeps: 50

  • Emergency shelter: 9

Services
  • Cooking non catered
  • Dogs on request
  • Drinks
  • Family rooms
  • Half board
  • Plain meals
  • Separable group rooms
Hut guardian
Bärlocher Thomas
Hut chief
Kretz Simon
Owner

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