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|Elevation|| 2,932 m9,619.423 ft |
|DMS Coor.||46°5´10"N, 7°44´37"E|
|Swiss Coor.||623580 / 103880|
|Links|| Topographic Detail |
|Schalijoch Bivouac Hut, Weisshorn Group|
|Summit(s)||Mettelhorn, Schalijoch, Weisshorn, Wisse Schijen|
|Guarded||15 Jul. - 30 Aug.|
|Catering||Drinks and Food|
|Tel.||0041 (0)27 967 12 62 (hut)|
The Weisshorn Hut (German: Weisshornhütte) (2,932 m9,619.423 ft
1.822 miles) is a mountain hut near Randa, located in the Pennine Alps in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. This rather small hut is located on the S side of the Wisse Schijen 500m from the E edge of the Schali Glacier. The hut is owned by the SAC and the hut warden is Luzius Kuster-Krauth (Haus Feuerdorn, 3928 Randa; Tel: 0041 (0)27 967 38 53).
30 places, 18 in winter room.
|SAC Member 10-22||13|
|Non Member from 18||38|
|Non Member 10-17||20|
- From Randa:
There are several approach routes from Randa which all link up by the time they reach Jatz at 2,246 m. From Randa village cross the bridge over the Mattervispa then follow the path heading roughly SW. From Wildi cross the bridge over the Mattervispa opposite the sports field and pick up a path heading SW. From the camp site of Atermenzen cross the Mattervispa by one of the bridges N or S of the site and follow paths to the farm at 1,618 m. All the routes signpost the hut and each of one provides a sustained up hill walk. From Jatz the path is less steep but still quite sustained as it heads roughly WSW to the hut. (4-5h)
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