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Welcome to the Loetschenpass!

First energy self-sufficient hut in the Alps
2690m above sea level
Transition from the Bernese Oberland to the Loetschental in Valais

Overview News

(Deutsch) Weg ab Selden gespurt und markiert
Updated: 16. June 2021

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(Deutsch) Mittwoch, 16. Juni 2021

(Deutsch) Wegunterhalt auf der Nordseite

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We started the summer season 2021

Season starts on June 2, 2021

The hut has been serviced again since June 2, 2021. At the moment, there is practically continuous snow from 2000m. The approaches are from this height, on the north side from approx. 1800m, snow-covered and not yet groomed. The ascent to the hut requires good alpine knowledge and appropriate equipment over the next few days.

(Deutsch) Saisonvorbereitungen

(Deutsch) Holztransport

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Spend a night in an outdoor bed under millions of stars: possible again from July 2021

Million stars hotel: Star-gazing outdoor-bed on the Lötschenpass

In summer 2020 there will be over 50 “Million stars hotels” in operation throughout Switzerland: from July to October 2020 there was also a Millions stars bed on the Lötschenpass. This is now winter-proof, but will be available again in summer 2021.

The star bed (a double bed) is a few meters in front of the Lötschenpasshütte in the great outdoors and offers a unique view of the mountain peaks of the Valais and the small lake.

It is equipped with:

  • cozy blankets with warm bed bottles
  • modern infrastructure with toilets and showers are in the hut
  • in case of cold or bad weather conditions, two beds are reserved in the mountain hut in a shared room.


Book an unforgettable night at 2700m under millions of stars and with a clear view of the Bietschhorn and the Valais four-thousand-meter peaks.


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We manage the winter season with a lot of personal responsibility, consideration and common sense

Info: Protective measures in connection with COVID-19
So that the stay in the Lötschenpasshütte is a wonderful experience even in times of Corona, we appeal to our guests:
  • Only visit our huts in a healthy state!
  • Reserve your place to sleep!
  • Bring your own personal hygiene items and protect yourself as specified and you think it’s right: protective masks, disinfectants, hut sleeping bags, pillow cases, towels!
  • Take the used hygiene items back down into the valley and dispose of them properly!
  • Keep the distance rules to other visitors and employees if possible.
  • No running water available in winter! Bring your own disinfectant for hand hygiene.
  • Find out about the currently applicable cantonal measures.
Be aware that space is limited in a hut and that it is possible on individual days in the high season and especially on weekends for operational reasons that the minimum distances are not can be complied with. The minimum distance between the individual persons cannot be granted within individual guest groups. Take care of your own protection as you see fit or visit us during the week in the off-season.

The hut team will take the following measures from December 27, 2020 to curb the spread of the corona virus among guests and employees and to comply with the measures prescribed by the authorities:



  • Take away offer for day guests (no possibility of consumption inside the hut)
  • the tables that can be used on the terrace as well as in the dining room by overnight guests are 1.5m apart.
  • Mask compulsory according to the currently applicable instructions of the authorities
  • For overnight guests, the contact details of the group leader are recorded in order to be able to guarantee traceability.
  • Controlled ventilation throughout the hut
  • Thorough cleaning of surfaces
  • Cashless payment with Twint, Revolut or on account possible, but payment also with cash
By visiting us you agree to our measures and follow them. During this special time we depend on the personal responsibility of you guests, on mutual consideration and on your common sense.
We look forward to seeing you and we will face the challenges tackle it with a lot of flexibility and common sense.
We wish you a pleasant stay, the Lötschenpassteam



regularly updated pictures of the Lötschenpass

Lötschenpasshütte on instagram

We are also represented on instagram and regularly post current pictures of the Lötschenpass and hut life. We would be happy if you followed us too.

Of course, we are even more happy if you visit us and experience the magic of the hut and the wonderful atmosphere live with us.

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(Deutsch) erhältlich bei der Cool School

(Deutsch) Kinderbuch “Loichi von der Lauchernalp”

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