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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

hut closed, open from 27.12.2020
Updated: 2. November 2020

We have ended the 2020 season and will soon be leaving the hut and its surroundings to rest. There is no winter room available during the unattended period! For reservations, write us an e-mail, for urgent inquiries, we can be reached at 079 449 01 47 or 079 382 71 67. See you soon again on the Lötschenpass!

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(Deutsch) von Ende Januar bis Ende April 2021

(Deutsch) Mitarbeiterin für die Wintersaison 2021 gesucht

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Opening times winter season 2021

The hut will be open in winter 2021 as follows:

from December 27, 2020 to January 10,

16./17. January 2021

January 23 to April 11, 2021.

No winter room is available during the unattended period. Please note the currently applicable protective measures due to COVID-19 and prepare yourself accordingly for your visit. We look forward to your visit!

Thank you!

Project “Alpine learning” for school classes


Again, two school classes were allowed to spend a few unforgettable days with us in August and September as part of the “Alpine learning” project. It is always a great pleasure for us to spend time with such interested, respectful and friendly young people and to bring them closer to life in the mountains and the special features of a mountain hut. Thank you and your dedicated teachers, companions and mountain guides for the great time!

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:
  • the tables that can be used on the terrace as well as in the dining room 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.
  • Digital data acquisition for day guests obligatory
  • 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



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.


More information and booking



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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