Haute Route Day 6: Arolla to Bertol Hut

Total walking time: 5-6 hours, 1300m of ascent.

Hiking Difficult

Distance
8.3 km
Ascent
1.3 km
Descent
44 m
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
2 km
High Point
3.3 km
Gradient
29˚
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Haute Route Day 6: Arolla to Bertol Hut Map

Description

From Arolla village you ascend to the Bertol hut (3311m), this hut is perched high on the rock above the glaciers below, one of the best-located huts in the Alps. The long uphill takes you back through the forest until you reach the moraine and glaciers below the hut.

Difficulty

Difficult

Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

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