Mountain hut Pairolo

The mountain hut Pairolo is a great spot for a break during your hike. Some people also come here to observe and take pictures of the local flora. The region is well known for the presence of some rare species of flowers and plants.

Keep in mind that a short hike of 30min will bring you to the Denti della Vecchia with their dolomites. On a  sunny day you can see the Monte Rosa massif in front of the mountain hut as well as the peaks of the Valais Alps including the Matterhorn. The hut has a climbing wall with 111 handholds, 2 main anchors, rings for the (direct ascent) with the possibility of lateral movement; the necessary equipment is available on site.

The hut has a large dining hall with 80 seats, a large fireplace and a small kitchen for visitors and showers. You can also enjoy the delicious local dishes.

Opening hours

During the Easter break only on reservation, from May to October. During  November to April you can ask for the keys from the caretaker.


CHF 16-62

40 beds, divided into multiple rooms.

Reservation is required.

How to get there

By car or bus until Cimadera after that 1h hike