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Description

The hut is situated at the foot of the Monte Rosa massif between the Grenz- and Gornergletscher and resembles a crystal.

It can be reached from Rotenboden (Zermatt), Gandegghütte and Stockhornpass.

The descent leads over the Gorner glacier to Zermatt.

access / descent A) Normal route from Rotenboden.

Difficulty WS- Ascent / descent: 422m | Counter ascent to descent: 358m- Start altitude: 2813 m.a.s.l.

| Destination altitude: 2879 m.a.s.l.

- Lowest point: 2500 m.a.s.l.

| Highest point: 2879 m.a.s.l.

- Time required for ascent: 2¾ h | Distance: 6.7 kmDownhillB) from Gandegghütte.

Difficulty WS- Downhill: 876m | Counter climb to downhill: 729m- Starting altitude: 3026 m.a.s.l.

| Altitude: 2879 m.a.s.l.

- Lowest point: 2377 m.a.s.l.

| Highest point: 3151 m.a.s.l.

- Time required for downhill: 2½ h | Distance: 10.9m- Places along the route: GandegghütteOther options (without track)DownhillC) from Stockhornlift.

Difficulty ZS- Downhill: 829m | Counter climb to downhill: 302m- Start altitude: 3406 m.a.s.l.

| Destination altitude: 2879 m.a.s.l.

- Time required for downhill: 2 h | Distance: 9 km - Places along the route: Stockhorn (Zermatt - VS) - Stockhornpass - Unter PlattjeOther possibilities (without track)DownhillD) to Zermatt.

Difficulty ZS- Descent: 1054m | Counter ascent to descent: 38m- Start altitude: 2879 m.a.s.l.

| Destination altitude: 1863 m.a.s.l.

- Time required for descent: 1½ h | Distance: 10.1 km