The Rifugio Gnifetti, at 3,647 metres, is the base for all trips to Monte Rosa. This is the historic stopover for the most challenging climbs, for the ascent to Capanna Margherita and to high altitude cross-overs. At the summit of the glacial basin of Lys, at a height of 3,637 metres on the Garstlet glacier, Gnifetti Hut known as Capanna Gnifetti sleeps 177 people in rooms with 4/6 bunk beds or in a dormitory which sleeps 12.
It has communal toilets and bathrooms, 5 showers, electric lighting, emergency radio rescue and a winter shelter area which is also open when the Gnifetti Hut is closed

Address: Ghiacciaio Garstelet – m. 3647 – Alagna Valsesia (VC)