Rifugio Giovanni Gnifetti CAI | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

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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.


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Rifugio Giovanni Gnifetti CAI 3625 m

Diese grosse Hütte liegt am oberen Ende eines Felssporns zwischen Lysgletscher und Glacier de Garstelet.

Tel. +39 348 141 54 90. CAI Sezione Varallo Sesia

176 Plätze, Winterraum 4 Plätze. Bewartung im Frühjahr und Sommer.


Don Giovanni Gnifetti war der Erforscher und Illustrator der S-Seite des Monte-Rosa-Massivs. Neben der Hütte befindet sich die höchst gelegene Kapelle der Alpen. Jeden 5. August um 12:30 Uhr wird anlässlich der Festa della Madonna dei Ghiacciai eine Messe zur Erinnerung an alle Opfer des Monte Rosa gehalten. Ein Totenbuch erinnert an die Unglücklichen.

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