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Cabane des Audannes

A cosy mountain hut perched at an altitude of 2,500 metres

Description  

This modern hut is at an altitude of 2,508 metres, to the east of Les Audannes pass, just below the Wildhorn summit.

Open all year round, it is occupied in March and April and from July to October by its caretakers who are very concerned about guests’ wellbeing. Indeed, Laure and George, both mountain lovers, serve traditional Valais dishes and propose fun activities for all ages. They also organise mountain outings suitable for the whole family.

This hut is the starting point for numerous mountain hikes.  

Itineraries & access

From les Rousses

You start out from Les Rousses heading for Tseuzier on a mountain path marked red and white, via Serin and Les Audannes mountain hut. A hand rail helps walkers get over the rocks.   Allow roughly 2 hours 30 minutes

 

 

From Tseuzier Lake

From Tseuzier via Ténéhet: mountain path marked red and white via Lourantze, path of Rawyl Pass, Armillon, Ténéhet lake, Eaux Froides Pass and Les Audannes mountain hut. Allow roughly 4 hours 30 minutes.

 

 

From Anzère

Take the gondola up to the summit, Pas-de-Maimbré. Then a mountain path marked with red and white via the Sionne valley, le Four, la Selle and Les Audannes mountain hut.  Allow roughly 2 hours and 30 minutes.

 

 

From Arbaz

By the Sionne valley: Arbaz tennis courts, car park, mountain path marked in yellow, then red and white, via Comba, Donin, le Four, la Selle and Les Audannes mountain hut. Allow roughly 5 hours 30 minutes

 

 

From le Sanetsch

Mountain path marked in red and white with section equipped with hand rail and ladders. Sanestsch Pass, Arpille ridge,  les Grandes Gouilles, les Audannes Pass, la Selle and Les Audannes mountain hut. Snowfields or fresh snow may make this itinerary difficult. Even if the ropes are not outside the snow you can walk Under the snow and reach the ladders.

Allow 5 hours.

 

From Prarochet mountain hut

Go up to the Sanetsch Pass and follow the Sanetsch itinerary via Les Audannes Pass.  Snowfields or fresh snow may make this itinerary difficult. Allow 6 hours.

 

From Geltenhütte

Via Arpelistock, a mountain itinerary marked in blue and white, then red and white. Take the path in the Rottal valley, then on the edge of the glacier and climb up to the Arpelistock summit, an exceptional panorama. Go down to the south in easy rocks, then by a path that takes you up to Arpille ridge.   Take the path on your left to les Grandes Gouilles, Les Audannes  Pass, la Selle and Les Audannes mountain hut. Snowfields or fresh snow may make this itinerary difficult. Allow 6 hours 30 minutes. 

 

 

From Wildhornhütte

Mountain path marked in red and white. A path takes you to the bottom of Chilchli glacier and goes round it from the left to reach  Schidejoch, then Ténéjet lake.  Go down 50 metres, then cross the lapies to Les Eaux Froids Valley, go up the valley, Eaux Froides Pass, then down to the lake and up to Les Audannes mountain hut.  Allow 4 hours 30 minutes.

 

 

From Iffigenalp

Mountain path marked in red and white. Rawyl Pass, Plan des Roses and Ténéhet lake.  Go down 50 metres, then cross the lapies to the Les Eaux Froides Valley. Go up the valley, Eaux Froides Pass, then down to the lake and up to les Audannes mountain hut.  This circuit includes a long crossing of lapies, which is rather hard going. Allow 6 hours 30 minutes.

 

 

From Wildstrubelhütte

Go down to Rawyl Pass, Plan des Roses and Ténéhet lake.  Go down 50 metres, then cross the lapies to Les Eaux Froides Valley. Go up the valley, Eaux Froides Pass, then down to the lake and up to les Audannes mountain hut.  This circuit includes a long crossing of lapies, which is rather hard going. Allow 4 hours 30 minutes.  

 

Characteristics

A southern and western aspect. The site is located at Les Audannes( 2,500m high), about 30 minutes’ walk from theAudannes mountain shelter. It  provides several climbing routes of varying aspects, which present many opportunities for beginner climbers, on perfect limestone. There are 30 routes from 4 to 6+, equipped by J-M Moos, N. Balet, A.Dussex, M. Aymon and D. Blanc. A detailed plan of all these routes is available at the mountain shelter.

 

Program

Access

1.From Sion, go to Les Rousses (the  road to Rawyl),( a bus is available in summer).From then on, the mountain path is signposted. (2hours 30 minutes)

2.From Anzère, take the cable car to the Pas du Maimbré (topmost station). From there , the path is signposted.(3 hours)

Acces from "les Rousses"

Acces from "le Pas-de-Maimbré"

 

Situation

 

Contact  

Cabane des Audannes
1972 Anzère
Tel: +41 (0) 27 398 45 50
Mobile: +41 (0)78 898 21 18
Email:
Site internet: http://www.guide-montagne-mer.ch
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/cabane.desaudannes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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