Britannia hut in winter hiking trail
A short, but intense winter hike, set amidst glorious glacial scenery, which leads from the upper Felskinn mountain station to Britannia Hut.
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The path leads to the Egginer Pass via the Chessjen glacier. After reaching the top of the pass, take the righthand fork to the south and head for Britannia Hut. Located at 3,030m above sea level, the cabin features an unforgettable view over the Allalin glacier and the Mattmark region and its eponymous dam. First built in 1912, Britannia Hut was completely renovated in 1997 and transformed into a modern hut. It is the most-visited Swiss Alpine Club (SAC) hut in the Alps and the starting point for the famous Haute Route. This trail is also recomanded as a snowshoe tour.