Schweiz, Berol-Hutte, Alpenklub. Wallis

SIMMON, F. Schweiz, Bertol-Hutte, Alpenklub. Wallis.

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SIMMON, F. Schweiz, Bertol-Hutte, Alpenklub. Wallis.

Original rotogravure, printed by Fretz A.G., Zurich, 1925. 1000 x 650 mm.

Some tears which have been contained using tape to the reverse. No paper loss.
The Bertol Hut is a mountain hut overlooking the Bertol Pass, south of Arolla in the Swiss canton of Valais. It is known for its precarious position on a ridge at 3,311 metres (10,863 ft) south of the Pointe de Bertol and is accessed by a number of fixed ladders and chains from the glacier pass (3,268 m). All access to the hut involves glacier crossing. On its east side it overlooks the large plateau of the Mont Mine Glacier.
The Bertol Hut is situated on the Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt. Nearby peaks include the Dent Blanche, Aiguille de la Tsa and Tete Blance.