Ostegg Hut

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Ostegg Hut
Ostegghütte (de)
Elevation 2,317 m7,601.706 ft
1.44 miles
Type Private
Location Berne (canton), Switzerland
Range Bernese Alps
Massif Jungfrau Group
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DMS Coor. 46°36´1"N, 8°2´28"E
Swiss Coor. 646170 / 161198
Links Topographic Detail

Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Eiger, Mittellegi Hut, Mättenberg
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Grindelwald
Summit(s) Eiger
Topo. Map SLK 1229: Grindelwald
Approach Difficulty Rating PD PD
Hut Info
Places 15
Guarded Always unguarded
Catering Drinks and No food
Tel. 0041 (0)33 854 12 90 (reservation)
Website mittellegi.ch
Ostegg Hut (Switzerland )
Ostegg Hut
Ostegg Hut

[edit] General information

Call the number to get the key to the unguarded hut. 30 CHF per person.

Two hot plates are available to cook (wood and gas available). Pans, plates, cups and blankets are available. Drinks can be purchased for a fee. It has a money box and the owners rely on the honesty of the mountaineers.

[edit] Access route

Grindelwald - Alpiglen - Eiger trail. Follow signs to Ostegg Hut. In the end there is a klettersteig (K3). 3 h from Alpiglen. Grindelwald - Gletscherschlucht - through the forest to Pt. 1752 - follow signs to Ostegg Hut - Klettersteig

Should only be undertaken by alpinists comfortable in exposed terrain. The klettersteig is K3 level and passes through a waterfall.

[edit] Summits

Eiger via the Mittellegi ridge (via Mittellegi Hut)

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