Gleckstein Hut

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Gleckstein Hut
Glecksteinhütte (de)

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Gleckstein Hut

Elevation 2,317 m7,601.706 ft
1.44 miles
Location Berne (canton), Switzerland
Range Bernese Alps
Massif Wetterhorn Group
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DMS Coor. 46°37´34"N, 8°5´51"E
Swiss Coor. 650391 / 163969
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Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Chrinnenhorn, Groächta, Hick, Klein Schreckhorn, Lauteraarsattel, Mittelhorn, Mättenberg, Scheideggwetterhorn, Wetterhorn, Wetterhorn Group
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Grindelwald
Summit(s) Wetterhorn
Topo. Map SLK 1229: Grindelwald
Approach Difficulty T3
Hut Info
Places 32
Guarded 20/06 - 15/10
Catering Drinks and Food
Tel. 0041 (0)33 853 11 40 (hut)
0041 (0)33 853 25 00 (warden)
Gleckstein Hut (Switzerland )
Gleckstein Hut
Gleckstein Hut


[edit] General information

The Gleckstein Hut (German: Glecksteinhütte) at 2,317 m is located on the SW side of the Wetterhorn on a rockspur that ovelooks the Oberer Grindelwald glacier. The walk up to the hut offers nice views of the Eiger and the Schreckhorn Group

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[edit] Accomodation

The hut 74 places and 16 sleepingplaces in 4-bed rooms. In winter there are 32 places available.

[edit] Approach Routes

  • Interlaken - Grindelwald - Hotel Wetterhorn, via P.1590, Ischpfad and Engi in 3.5 h to the hut.(in 2.5 when you take the postbus to stop Glecksteinweg Im undren Loichbiel.

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