The Britannia hut (section Geneva) is one of the most popular SAC huts in the alps and especially is the starting point of the famous Haute-Route. Enjoy the amazing view on several 4000s and up to Italy.

The hut is open!

Summer saison open from the 24th june until the end of september 2016

Glacier Trail Mattmark – Schwarzberg – Britannia will be open as of 14th July 2016.

NEW since 2014: From now on, you can reach the Britannia hut via a newly build glacier trail (indicated with white-blue-white) from the Mattmark reservoir via Schwarzbergkopf – Allalinglacier – Hohlaubglacier. This route can also be integrated in the Monte-Rosa tour. Walking time Mattmark-Britannia 4:00; Britannia-Mattmark 3:00.

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Information / Contact


+41 (0)27 957 22 88

Hut warden

Dario Andenmatten
Haltenstrasse 16
3906 Saas Fee

Hut Information

Height above sea level: 3030 m Coordinates: 638’420 / 101’070 Sleeps: 134 Winter shelter: 12 Owners CAS Genevoise, Avenue du Mail 4, 1205 Genève