The Arpitettaz hut (2,786 m) is located at the foot of the Weisshorn, on the west side, in front of the Blanc de Moming and its impressive glacier. It is easily accessible from Zinal.

Opening period and protection concept in 2020 (summary)

  • The hut will be guarded from 21 June until 24 September + a few weekends in October, depending on weather conditions.
  • The hut will be closed from 18 to 20 June and from 25 to 27 September 2020 for cleaning and tidying up
  • To spend the night in the hut, you must reserve!
  • Only come if you are in good health!
  • To spend the night, you must bring a thin sleeping bag, a pillow case and hand disinfectant!
  • If you want, you may take with you a protective mask and light hut slippers!
  • Take your rubbish back with you!
  • The different groups of guests must remain separate.
  • All guests must wash frequently their hands and avoid touching objects and surfaces if possible.
  • The hut keepers clean regularly tables, door handles, floors…
  • It’s possible to pay by credit card (except Swiss Postfinance).

Outside service

  • No limitation of the number of people during the day.
  • Only one group per table and respect for distances between groups.
  • For the groups of more than 4 persons, obligation for one person of the group to leave his name and phone number or E-mail address on a form.

Refectory and dormitories (for guests who spend the night)

  • The accommodation capacity is restricted to 13 persons.
  • Everybody who spend the night in the hut must have their name written by the hut keeper in the hut book.
  • Only one group per table and respect for distances between groups.
  • Guests may bring their own food, but must eat it cold. The hut keepers will only cook half board.


  • Cold water, soap, and paper towel.
  • Toilet seat disinfectant.

These rules could be modified during the season, depending on the evolution of the situation.

Commission Arpitettaz/29.05.20


Swiss coordinates (MN95): 2’618’609 / 1’105’517
Swiss coordinates (MN03): 618’609 / 105’517
Lat/Long (WGS84): 46° 06’ 03.26’’ N 7° 40’ 45.44’’ E