The nature around the Almagellerhütte is ideal for hikes in the alpine mountains. You can reach the Zwischbergenpass and Sonnigpass easily and there you have a brilliant view over the highest mountains in the swiss alps. In addition, the Zwischbergenpass is part of the popular “Fletschhorntrekking”.
From the Almagellerhütte follow the white-blue-white markings to the Zwischbergen pass. In early summer the path can lead over small snow fields. Early risers will be rewarded with an impressive sunrise and a unique morning mood.
Height difference: 348m
Zwischbergenpass – Gondo
From the Almagellerhütte follow the white-blue-white markings to the Zwischbergen pass. The descent leads partly over snow and later over scree slopes. From the “Cheller”, follow the small river down the valley. It continues partly on the road or on footpaths down to Gondo. In summer there is the possibility to be picked up at the “Cheller” by the Publicar.
Height difference: 376m ascent, 2’413m descent
Sonnigpass / Bocchetta del Bottarello
From the Almagellerhütte follow the white-blue-white markings to Sonnigpass. The way to the Sonnigpass leads mostly over scree slopes. Just before the pass you come to the Rotblatt glacier which has no crevasses. The Sonnigpass serves as a gateway to the Valle d’Antrona and is the starting point for Sonnighorn, Mittelrück and the Via Ferrata del Lago.
Height difference: 248m
Multi-day hike including Via Ferrata del Lago
The following tour can be started from different starting points. It is recommended to complete the tour around the Portjengrat in 3 stages.
Gondo – Zwischbergen – Cheller – Gmeinalp – Passo d’Andolla – Rifugio Andolla
Height difference: 1554m
Rifugio Andolla – Klettersteig Via ferrata del Lago – Sonnigpass – Almagellerhütte
Height difference: 842m
Almagellerhütte – Zwischbergenpass – Cheller – Zwischbergen – Gondo
Height difference: 376m ascent, 2’415m descent