Vignettes Hut

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Vignettes Hut
Cabanne des Vignette (fr)

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Elevation 3,158 m10,360.892 ft
1.962 miles
Location Valais, Switzerland
Massif Ruinette - Cheilon - Arolla Group
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DMS Coor. 45°59´24"N, 7°28´32"E
Swiss Coor. 602860 / 93145
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Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Mont Collon, Pigne d'Arolla
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Arolla (Evolène)
Summit(s) Evêque, Mont Blanc de Cheilon, Monte Collon, Pigne d'Arolla
Topo. Map SLK 1347: Matterhorn
Hut Info
Places 120
Guarded 15 Mar. - 15 Sep.
Catering Drinks and Food
Tel. 0041 (0)27 283 13 22 (hut)
Vignettes Hut (Switzerland )
Vignettes Hut
Vignettes Hut
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The Cabane des Vignettes is an alpine hut, situated in the Evolène, (Valais - Switzerland), in the Val d'Hérens, Pennine Alps, at 3.160 m. The Cabane de Vignettes is a famous stop for those that walk or ski the Haute Route, Chamonix-Zermatt. This Haute Route was first established on foot in 1861 by English mountaineers.


[edit] History

A bivouac was build in 1924 on inititative of the English alpinist Stuart Jenkins, the current building was build on the same location in 1946.

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The hut can accommodate 120 persons

[edit] Approach Routes

You can reach the Vignette Hut from Arolla by passing the Pièce Glacier in 3,5 h

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