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Kin Hut
Kinhütte (de)

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The Kin Hut

Elevation 2,584 m8,477.69 ft
1.606 miles
Type Private
Location Valais, Switzerland
Range Pennine Alps
Massif Mischabel
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DMS Coor. 46°5´19"N, 7°48´26"E
Swiss Coor. 629001 / 104340
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Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Dom Hut, Europa Hut, Kinhorn, Leiterspitzen
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Randa
Summit(s) Dom, Grabenhorn, Kinhorn, Täschhorn
Topo. Map SLK 1328: Randa
Approach Difficulty Hike
Hut Info
Places 30
Guarded 30 Jun. - 30 Sep.
Catering Drinks and Food
Tel. 0041 (0)27 967 86 18 (hut)
Kin Hut (Switzerland )
Kin Hut
Kin Hut


[edit] General information

The Kin Hut (German:Kinhütte) (2,584 m8,477.69 ft
1.606 miles
) is a mountain hut above Randa in the Pennine Alps in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. It's situated SW of the Grabenhorn. The hut warden is Imboden Viktor (Tel:0041 (0)27 967 36 60 & 0041 (0)79 416 21 39).

[edit] History

Built in 1903, rebuilt in 1999.

[edit] Accommodation

30 places.

[edit] Approach routes

  • From Täsch via Eggenstadel and Europaweg: 4.25h
  • From Randa via Tschuggen and Wildikin: 3.5h
  • From Ottavan (Täschalp) (2h)
  • From Europaweg: 1h

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[edit] Recommended books

      The Alpine 4000m Peaks by the Classic Routes by Richard Goedeke

      Valais Alps East: Selected Climbs (Alpine Club Guides) by Les Swindin

      Valais Alps West: Selected Climbs (Alpine Club Guides) by Lindsay Griffin

      Valais East: Zermatt - Saas - Fiesch (Rother Walking Guide) by Michael Waeber

      Alpine Climbing: Techniques to Take You Higher (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) by Cathy Cosley

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