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| Gandegg Hut|
|Elevation|| 3,029 m9,937.664 ft |
|DMS Coor.||45°57´51"N, 7°43´31"E|
|Swiss Coor.||622220 / 90340|
|Links|| Topographic Detail |
|Summit(s)||Breithorn, Castor, Felikhorn, Klein Matterhorn, Liskamm, Pollux|
|Guarded||1 Jul. - 1 Sep.|
|Catering||Drinks and Food|
|Tel.||0041 (0)79 607 88 68 (hut)|
 General information
The Gandegg Hut (German: Gandegghütte) (3,029 m9,937.664 ft
1.882 miles) is a mountain hut above Zermatt in the Pennine Alps in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. It's situated on the rocky spine separating the Ob and Unt Theodule Glaciers. Although this is a private hut, dortoir rates are similar to members' rates in SAC huts. The overnight fee includes breakfast or demi-pension. The hut warden is Gervas Perren (Tel: 0041 (0)27 967 21 12 or 0041 (0)77 28 39 96).
The first hut was built in 1885 and rebuilt in 1964.
Self-catering not possible and the warden will not cook your own food or provide hot water. Demi-pension obligatory.
 Approach routes
- From Zermatt:
Starting from the Zermatt church (1,616 m) passing Zum See (1766m), Hermettji (2053m), Fruggbach (2272m) and Trockener Steg (2880m) the Gandegg hut (3029m) is reached in 4,5 h
- A more easy and expensive way is to take the cable car from Zermatt to Trockener Steg leaving only a 15 minutes walk to the hut.
- Klein Matterhorn (3,880 m): several routes
- Breithorn (4,146 m)