Schweizer Alpenclub   Sektion Olten

in english

Welcome in the Weissmieshütte SAC (2726 m):

The Weissmies hut is one of the most beautifully situated alpine huts in Switzerland with a remarkable view on eighteen 4000 m high peaks. It is the ideal starting point for the ascent of Weissmies, Lagginhorn and Fletschhorn, rock-climbing in the Jegihorn South-Face and the famous Jegihorn Via Ferrata



Public transport: SBB-train Berne-Visp or Geneva-Visp. In the Visp railway station change to the postbus to Saas Fee*. Get a ticket to Saas Grund „Sportbahnen“. Once in Saas Grund walk for 5 minutes to the cablecar „Hohsaas Bergbahn“. Purchase a return-ticket to „Kreuzboden“ (ca. CHF 20.-). From Kreuzboden (2400 m) you reach the hut within 45 minutes on an easy trail up (swiss grid coordinates: 641.660/110.400). On a clear day you can see the hut already when you start at Kreuzboden.


*don’t take the express („direct“) postbus to Saas Fee since it does not stop at Saas Grund!


Private car: Berne-Spiez-Kandersteg-Car-transport by train through the Lötschberg gallery to Goppenstein. Goppenstein-Visp-Stalden-Saas Grund. Public parking at the cablecar station „Hohsaas Bergbahnen“ (CHF 6 per day). Suite see above under „Public transport“.


Rooms/Beds: 136 beds, 70 of them with down comforters. Insert sleeping bag is mandatory.

Infrastructure: in-house toilets, lavatories and showers.


Meals: Supper: soupe, vegetables, pasta oder potatoes, meat and a dessert. If you prefer a vegetatarian meal, please specify on the reservation form.



Category CHF Half


A Members of the Swiss Alpine Club SAC > 23 years 21.-
Members of foreign Alpine Clubs with mutual recognition 21.-
B Members oft the Swiss Alpine Club SAC > 23 years 10.-
Members of foreign Alpine Clubs with mutual recognition < 23 years 10.-
C Non members > 18 years 33.-
D Non members up to 17 years 15.-
Children < 6 years free
Guides and Aspirant-Guides free


*includes: overnight stay, supper and breakfast, but without drinks


Reservation: here or by phone +41 27 957 25 54


Gardien: Carla und Roberto Arnold-Cathomen