Hörnli Hut

Local nameHörnlihütte
LocationZermatt, Switzerland

The Hörnli Hut is a mountain hut located at the foot of the north-eastern ridge of the Matterhorn. It is situated at 3,260 metres above sea level, a few kilometres south-west of the town of Zermatt in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. It is also known as Berghaus Matterhorn. The first Hörnli hut was built by the Swiss Alpine Club in 1880 and had 17 beds. It has since been expanded and rebuilt several times. In 1911, the municipality of Zermatt built a hut directly next to the Hotel Belvédère. Both were merged in 1987 and managed by the municipality and offered since its last renovation in 1982 a number of 170 beds. From 2013 to 2015, the Belvédère was renovated and a new extension built. The original Hörnli hut was demolished.

The new hut, which was designed by the company Zermatter Architekturbüro Arnold/Perren/Zurniwen and inaugurated at the occasion of the celebration of the 150th anniversy of the first ascent of the mountain on 14 July 2015.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hörnli_Hut

Official Website http://www.allmountain-zermatt.ch/de/hoernlihuette/

Phone +41 27 9672769

Address 3920, Switzerland

Coordinates 45°58'55.725" N 7°40'37.469" E

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