For more than 130 years, the Hörnlihütte has been the destination and starting point for Matterhorn hikers and climbers. At an altitude of 3,260 metres, it offers accommodation for 150 guests and a restaurant for 130. Since its renovation in 2015, It sets the standard for high altitude hospitality and continues to welcome hikers, climbers and trekkers from around the world.

Open from 29th June until 22nd September 2024.
Emergency Shelter Open Now.


Hörnlihütte | The Matterhorn | 3260m


Reached by foot from the Schwarzsee cable car, the 2 hour hike from the Schwarzsee Cable Car offers hikers and day-trippers stunning views of the Matterhorn and surrounding valley. The route is marked and offers safety ropes, metal pegs and chains and in some sections metal staircases.


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Hörnlihütte | The Matterhorn | Hut Wardens

“We intend to keep our intrepid guests feeling refreshed and energised so that they can conquer summits, celebrate success and make their dreams come true.”

Edith & Martin Lehner-Rüegsegger, Hut Wardens