Albert Heim Hut

Page Type
Hut/Campground
Location:
Switzerland, Europe
County:
Uri Alps Group
Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Elevation:
8340 ft / 2542 m
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Albert Heim Hut
Created On: Nov 28, 2007
Last Edited On: Nov 28, 2007

Albert Heim Hut

The Albert Heim Hut is an official SAC Hut, located in the Uri Canton of Switzerland.
The Hut is located in the high alpine area in the height of 2542 meters and is an ideal starting point for different tours over the year, snowshoe and Ski tours in winter, also mountaineering and alpine climbing tours over the year.
The Albert Heim Hut offers rooms for 80 peoples, the dining room is a typical room in friendly wood and is feastet from June to October, all the other months the Hut is feasted on request or in the high season of ski tours, depending on the weather and, of course, of the request.
The Hut offers a winter room wich is open the whole year,
Albert Heim Hut

How to get there

To reach the Albert Heim Hut:

The next bigger city is Andermatt wich can be reached by train.
From Valais and Graub√ľnden you can reach Andermatt with the Matterhorn Gotthard train on the route of the famous Glacier express.

By car from the South, over the Gotthard pass in Summer, or over the year through the Gotthard tunnel to the city of Göschenen.

By car from the west, from Valais over the Furkapass, or with car on the train from the city Oberwald to the city of Realp.

From the east by car, crossing the Oberalppass, or with the car on the train from the city of Sedrun to Andermatt.

From Andermatt you have to reach the Furkapass and Tiefenbach, where is a hotel wich is named Hotel Tiefenbach.

In the area around the Hotel Tiefenbach look for a park range for your car, to reach the Albert Heim Hut you need normally about 1 1/2 hours, in winter it might be a little bit longer.
The way to the hut is marked with signs and also long rods.


An other possibility exists in the getting on from Realp by the Realper wood via Saasegg. This variation requires a little bit more condition and lasts approx. 3 h.
Snowshoe tourAscent in May 2007 to Albert Heim Hut from Hotel Tiefenbach

Mountains and tours around the Hut

On account of the good position of the hut some great summits offer for mounting, like:
Galenstock, Dammastock, Chli Bielenhorn, Gross Bielenhorn
http://www.summitpost.org/mountain/rock/155119/chli-bielenhorn.html

Chli BielenhornChli Bielenhorn, seen from Albert Heim Hut in May 2007

Infos, Maps and Links

Albert Heim Hut Homepage

http://www.albert-heim-huette-sac.ch

mailadress of the hut: albert-heim-huette-sac@bluewin.ch
Tel: 0041 41 887 17 45

Official Maps of Canton Uri 1:25000 Urseren 1231
Way to Galenstock from the Albert Heim Hut
Chli Bielenhorn