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Britanniahütte SAC/CAS

Serviced Hut · Wallis
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  • Britanniahütte SAC/CAS
    Britanniahütte SAC/CAS
    Photo: Hélène Keller, SAC - Hélène Keller

Built in 1912 between the Chessjen and Hohlaub glaciers, the Britannia Hut is a monument to British-Swiss friendship. To thank the Swiss for welcoming them in their mountains, the Association of British Members of the Swiss Alpine Club had the refuge built with the requirement that a washroom with running water be installed – a modern innovation for the period !

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2'638'415E 1'101'070N
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46.060064, 7.935032
DMS
46°03'36.2"N 7°56'06.1"E
UTM
32T 417626 5101272
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