Zamboni and Zappa Hut

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Zamboni and Zappa Hut
Rifugio Zamboni e Zappa (it)

Photo of the Zamboni and Zappa Hut
Zamboni and Zappa Hut with the Weissgrat in the background

Elevation 2,065 m6,774.934 ft
1.283 miles
Type CAI
Location Piemonte, Italy
Range Pennine Alps
Massif Monte Rosa
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DMS Coor. 45°57´11"N, 7°55´5"E
Swiss Coor. 637173 / 89166
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Coordinates Information

Nearby Features
Belloni Bivouac, Margherita Hut, Marinelli Bivouac, Resegotti Bivouac
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Macugnaga
Summit(s) Pizzo Bianco, Punta C.Battisti, Punta Grober, Punta Tre Amici, Signalkuppe
Topo. Map IGC 109: Monte Rosa - Alagna -
Valsesia - Macugnaga - Gressoney
Approach Difficulty W1
Hut Info
Places 72
Guarded 14 Jun. - 15 Sep.
Catering Drinks and Food
Tel. 0039 (0)324 653 13 (hut)
0039 (0)340 797 71 67 (winter)
Zamboni and Zappa Hut (Italy )
Zamboni and Zappa Hut
Zamboni and Zappa Hut
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[edit] General information

The Zamboni and Zappa hut (Italian: Rifugio Zamboni e Zappa) (2,065 m) is a mountain hut above Macugnaga in the Pennine Alps in Italy. It's situated below very attractive grassy slopes NE of Pizzo Bianco on the E side of the R lateral moraine of the Belvedere Glacier. It is idealy situated for observing the E face of the Monte Rosa. A short distance from the hut is a very large cubic boulder with a number of bolted routes.

[edit] Accomodation

72 places. 36 in winter room (wood, water and kitchen untensils available).

Category €/night
Dinner, night and breakfast CAI Member 37
Dinner, night and breakfast Non Member 45
Kid 0-2 free
Kid 3-7 -50%
Kid 8-12 -30%

Sleeping bag compulsory!

[edit] History

Built in 1925

[edit] Approach Routes

Take the chairlift to Belvedere (1,904 m). A 5-10 min walk leads to the edge of the Belvedere Glacier. Descend moraine on to the rubble covered glacier and cross it S to the R lateral moraine (waymarked with paint flashes). Follow the crest to a block and cairn (about 20 min from Belvedere) then take the lower track to the hut. (45 min from Belvedere, 2,5h from Macugnaga)

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