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The obligation to book in advance also applies to any overnight stay in a winter quarter or SAC shelter. The website of each hut will provide you with information on how to book your berth.

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Mönchsjochhütte 3650 m

The Mönchsjoch hut stands at the origins of the Great Aletsch Glacier and is the highest, serviced hut standing entirely on Swiss ground.

Starting point and base for many peaks in winter or summer, glacier trekking or snowshoe hiking.

We sleep in shared rooms (10-12 beds). All beds are equipped with nordic duvets (duvets). For personal hygiene, please take a light cotton or silk sleeping bag with you (obligatory). Reservations obligatory.

Informations from the hut

Schutzraum Reservation obligatorisch

Additional information Mönchsjochhütte

Hut wardened
  • Jan: Partially
  • Feb: Partially
  • Mar: Partially
  • Apr: Partially
  • May: Closed
  • Jun: Closed
  • Jul: Open
  • Aug: Open
  • Sep: Open
  • Oct: Open
  • 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: Closed
  • Dec: Closed
Hut phone
Capacity
  • Sleeps: 58

Services
  • Cooking non catered
  • Fritschi Servicestation
  • Drinks
  • Half board
  • Payment with creditcard
  • Plain meals
Hut guardian
Roulet Yann

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