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Almagellerhuette

 
Almagellerhuette

Page Type: Hut/Campground

Location: Switzerland, Europe

Object Title: Almagellerhuette

Season: Summer

Elevation: 9495 ft / 2894 m

 

Page By: Sebastian Hamm

Created/Edited: Nov 17, 2006 / Nov 27, 2006

Object ID: 244956

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Almagellerhuette

 
Almageller-Hut
Almagellerhuette
 
Mischabel Group
Pano from the hut
 
young ibex near Almageller hut
 

Almagellerhuette is located in Saas-valley in Valais/Switzerland. It is near the towns Saas Fee and Saas Almagell in a small high valley between the mountains Weissmies (4.023m) and Piz d´Andolla (3.653m) on the East-side of the Saas-valley. It is main-origin for trips to Weissmies via the South-Ridge.



Getting there:
  • From Visp through the Saas-valley to Saas-Almagell. The are parking with costs in Saas-Almagell. But you can park for free at the street short before Saas-Almagell at a bridge.

Access:
  • From Saas-Almagell via Almageller-Alp (524mH - 3,3km - 2h) to Almagellerhuette: 1224mH - 6,6km distance - 4h
  • From Kreuzboden via Almageller-Alp (-230mH - 6,9km distance - 2h) to Almagellerhuette: -230mH/+700mH - 13,2km distance - 4,5h


Information about the hut:
  • Hight: 2894m
  • Phone hut: +41 27 957 11 79
  • Phone renter Saas-Almagell: +41 27 957 35 14 or +41 79 607 44 35
  • Phone hut (EMERGENCY): Paul Wittwer: +41 33 654 28 49
  • Adress: Hugo Anthamatten (Hüttenwart) - Haus Antrona - 3905 Saas Almagell - Switzerland
  • Hut opened: June - September
  • Beds: 79 beds in the hut and 13 beds in the winter-room
  • Winter-Room opened: the whole year
  • Rates for overnight-stay:
    • SAC-Members or Members of Organisations with counterclaim: 22,- CHF
    • Young people from 7 to 20 years old: 16,- CHF
    • Children up to 6 years old: 8,- CHF
    • All other lodging guests older than 21 years: 39,- CHF
  • Meals:
    • Breakfast: 10,- CHF
    • Halfboard: 32,- CHF
    • Tour-tea per bottle: 3,- CHF


Trips around Almagellerhuette:
  • Weissmies via South Ridge: 1130mH - 3km - 4h
  • Weissmies via South-West Ridge: 1130mH - 3,5km - 4h
  • Zwischbergenpass: 370mH - 1,5km - 1h
  • Piz d´Andolla from West: 4h
  • Portjenhorn from WSW: 2h
  • Mittelrueck: 2,5h
  • Gondo via Zwischbergenpass: +370mH / -2.400mH - 18,5km distance - 7h

Climbing-Area of Dri Horlini:You reach this climbing-area in few minutes from the hut. There are ~20 routes.

TOPO Dri Horlini(copyright: www.almagellerhuette.ch)

Route: Triftgrat (SW Ridge)...
Weissmies: Red SW-Ridge - right S-Ridge
South Ridge of Weissmies
South-Ridge of Weissmies from hut
Piz d`Andolla
Piz d`Andolla












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