In winter

Using the hut in winter

The Binntal hut is not wardened during the winter season, but it remains open and you have access to all facilities.

Booking is obligatory even in the period without guardians to ensure that there is a bed available for you and you must enter your name in the guest book upon your arrival.

Depending on the amount of snow, you can enter the hut through the normal entrance on the ground level (north side), via a ladder and the window on the first floor (south side), or through the emergency exit in the roof. Detailed instructions can be found in the information sheet.

Drinks and food can be bought from a stock in the hut (see price list). A money box and pay-in slips are available to pay for your accommodation and food.

The use of a sleeping bag or sleeping bag liner is obligatory. If you forgot your sleeping bag liner you can buy one at the hut.

The information sheet contains lots of information about the functioning of the technical installations of the hut. Please read it before yourt ascent. The information is also on display in the kitchen.

Elle est également affichée dans la cuisine.

Please take your rubbish with you when you leave the hut.

Suggestions for alpine skiing tours

The village and valley of Binn have only been accessible throughout the year since 1965, when the tunnel was built. Nevertheless, avalanches remain a serious risk between the villages of Binn and Fäld. Therefore, the road between these villages is closed after significant snowfall.
When there is snow, the valley of Binn is beautiful !

There are numerous options for skiing tours and itineraries for snowshoeing. Even in fairly bad snow conditions it is possible to climb the Stockhorn or Schinhorn on skis and a descent in powder snow is assured. By contrast, good and stable spring conditions are necessary for skiing on the Schwarzhorn and Rappehorn, which have slopes that exceed 30°.

IN THE VALLEY OF BINN

– From Binn to Binntal hut (PD, 4h) or (AD+, 4.5h)
– Stockhorn (PD, 3.5h)
– Grosses Schinhorn (AD, 4.5h)
– Ofenhorn (D-, 4.5h)
– Trubhorn (AD-, 5h)
– Hohsandhorn (PD, 3h)

MULTI-DAY HIKE

– Binn – Ulrichen (4 days)

MAPS

– Nufenenpass 265S 1:50’000
– Valle Antigorio 275S 1:50’000

REFERENCES

– Ski de randonnée: Haut Valais, 121 itinéraires du ski-alpinisme
   François Labande, ISBN 978-2-88086-372-2
– Magazine Les Alpes

Propositions des randonnées à ski