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Almagelleralp Hotel
Berghaus Almagelleralp (de)

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Almagelleralp Hotel

Elevation 2,194 m7,198.163 ft
1.363 miles
Type Private
Location Valais, Switzerland
Range Pennine Alps
Massif Weissmies Group
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Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Saas Almagell, Saas Grund
Summit(s) Almagellhorn, Sonnighorn, Trifthorn
Topo. Map SLK 1329: Saas
Approach Difficulty W2
Hut Info
Places 40
Guarded 15 Jun. - 30 Sep.
Catering Drinks and Food
Tel. 0041 (0)78 644 57 97 (hut)
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[edit] General Information

The Almagelleralp hotel (German: Berghaus Almagelleralp) (2,194 m) is a mountain hut located in the Pennine Alps above Saas Almagell, in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.

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40 places

[edit] Approach route

Approach routes to Almageller hut with pit stop at Almagelleralp hotel

There are 3 different approach routes:

Direct route (shortest route from Saas Almagell):

Follow the signpost (Almagelleralp, Almagellerhut) from the middle of the village Saas Almagell, direction northeast. Ascent through Spisswald, pass Mittli Flüe and continue to Chüelbrunnji (2053m), then eastwards to Almagelleralp (2194m). Difference of altitude: 524m (to Almagelleralp), distance approx.: 3,300m, walking time approx.: 2h10

Erlebnispfad (The adventure path from Saas Almagell):

Take eather the chairlift in the south of Saas Almagell or the path to Furgstalden. Follow the path northwards from the top, which leads over a 60m long suspension bridge and over several well safeguarded rock passages to Mittli Flüe, then further to Chüelbrunnji (2053m), from here eastwards to Almagelleralp (2194m). For experienced hikers with a good head for heights. Difference of altitude: 293m (to Almagelleralp), distance approx.: 2,970m, walking time approx.: 1h30

Höhenweg (Floral scenic path from Saas Grund)

Take the cablecar from Saas Grund to Kreuzboden (2397m). Follow the Höhenweg southwards from Mälliga (2478m) to Trifgrätji and then to Hehbord (2500m), high up over Saas Valley with a picturesque view to the opposite side of the valley, then on to Wyssi Flüe, and finally turn eastsoutheastwards to Almagelleralp (2194m). Difference of altitude: 203m (way down to Almagelleralp), distance approx.: 6,930m, walking time approx.: 1h50

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