Gandegg Hut

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Gandegg Hut
Gandegghütte (de)

Photo of the Gandegg Hut
Gandegg Hut with Monte Rosa in the background

Elevation 3,029 m9,937.664 ft
1.882 miles
Type Private
Location Valais, Switzerland
Range Pennine Alps
Massif Breithorn-Liskamm Group
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DMS Coor. 45°57´51"N, 7°43´31"E
Swiss Coor. 622220 / 90340
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Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Breithorn, Breithorn Central, Klein Matterhorn, Theodule Hut
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Zermatt
Summit(s) Breithorn, Castor, Felikhorn, Klein Matterhorn, Liskamm, Pollux
Topo. Map SLK 1348: Zermatt
Approach Difficulty W1
Hut Info
Places 30
Guarded 1 Jul. - 1 Sep.
Catering Drinks and Food
Tel. 0041 (0)79 607 88 68 (hut)
Gandegg Hut (Switzerland )
Gandegg Hut
Gandegg Hut


[edit] 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).

[edit] History

The first hut was built in 1885 and rebuilt in 1964.

[edit] Accommodation

30 places.

Self-catering not possible and the warden will not cook your own food or provide hot water. Demi-pension obligatory.

[edit] Approach routes

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.

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