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The Oberaletschhütte: A Frozen Jewel in the Heart of the Alps

Sep 18, 2023·5 min read

Oberaletschhütte: the mountain pearl of the Alps at the heart of UNESCO's World Heritage List

Oberaletschhütte, the pearl of the Alps, stands proudly at the foot of the Fusshörner, offering picturesque views of such wonders as theAletschhorn, Schinhorn and Nesthorn.

A rich and evolving history

Historically, this mountain hut was the preferred stopover for :

  • skiers seeking new slopes
  • Daring mountaineers blazing their trail
  • Hikers in search of unrivalled mountain panoramas

However, the retreat of the Oberaletschgletscher glacier has altered the landscape, making access more difficult and restricting some visitors.

Renaissance via the Panoramic Trail

Faced with these challenges, an innovative solution was born: the new panoramic trail via Lochegga. This new route puts Oberaletschhütte firmly on the UNESCO World Heritage map.

Oberaletschhütte, Fusshörner, Aletschhorn, Schinhorn, Nesthorn, Alps, UNESCO World Heritage, panoramic trail, Lochegga


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