COVID-19

As of 11 May, the SAC huts will be allowed to open and section tours will be possible again - however, some restrictions will remain in force.

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.

Zwinglipasshütte 1999 m

Zwinglipasshütte, owned by the SAC Toggenburg section, is located close to the Zwinglipass col at the foot of the Altmann south face. In 2017 the cabin was renovated and enlarged by an annex. The sunny location and the view from Piz Palü to Mönch with the Alvier and Churfirsten ranges in the foreground make it a popular target among mountain hikers. Climbers find attractive routes of all difficulty grades on Altmann, Fählentürm or Kreuzberge and in the climbing park close to the cabin. Other attractions include the large ibex colony on Altmann and the many caves (one of them an ice cave) in the karst.

Informations from the hut

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Additional information Zwinglipasshütte

Hut wardened
  • Jan: Closed
  • Feb: Closed
  • Mar: Closed
  • Apr: Closed
  • May: Partially
  • Jun: Partially
  • Jul: Partially
  • Aug: Partially
  • Sep: Partially
  • Oct: Partially
  • 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
SOS
Capacity
  • Sleeps: 40

  • Emergency shelter: 8

Services
  • Cooking non catered
  • Drinks
  • Half board
Hut chief
Egli Hans

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