The dramatic climb begins at the floor of the wild, unspoilt Ferret valley. Three-and-a-half bracing hours later, you arrive at the Cabane de l’A Neuve, a hut spectacularly located on a rocky spur among snow-capped peaks.
The smallest of the manned huts of the Swiss Alpine Club (SAC) with its simple furnishings recalls the pioneering days of the mountain refuge system.
At the southern end of the Schrattenfuh, the impressive karst landscape of the Biosphere Entlebuch, at the foot of the Schibegütsch (1774 meters).
The SAC mountain hut (Swiss Alpine Club) lies at 2336-meter altitude in the rugged Val d'Albigna valley of Bergell, offering breath-taking views over the surrounding granite rocks of the high valley.