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Stockhornbiwak SAC 2598 m

The shelter looks like a spacecraft. On the inside it is cosy and functional. Most visitors climb the rock towers on Stockhorn in the Bietschhorn range right behind the cabin. It offers a beautiful view to the high alps of Valais from Weissmies to Weisshorn. The access is a challenging hike from Baltschiedertal, which also leads to Baltschiederklause.

Informations from the hut

Kaum Wasser

Additional information Stockhornbiwak 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: 18

  • Emergency shelter: 18

Services
  • Cooking non catered
Hut guardian
Schmid Simon
Hut chief
Anneler Peter

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