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Mittelaletschbiwak SAC 3013 m

The view across the glacier onto Aletschhorn is breathtaking. The small, rustic shelter without any cooking facilities lies on the way of the first ascent to this characteristic summit in the centre of the Unseco world heritage site. The long ascent to the cabin is across the Grosser Aletschgletscher and today is mostly across the pathless median moraine of Mittelaletschgletscher. In winter/spring the cabin is popular among experienced ski mountaineers.

Additional information Mittelaletschbiwak SAC

Hut wardened
  • Jan: Closed
  • Feb: Closed
  • Mar: Closed
  • Apr: Closed
  • May: Closed
  • Jun: Closed
  • Jul: Closed
  • Aug: Closed
  • Sep: Closed
  • Oct: Closed
  • Nov: Closed
  • Dec: Closed
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: 13

  • Emergency shelter: 13

Services
Hut chief
Fontannaz Raymond
Hut chief
Wagnières Susanna

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