When you intend to take your mountain adventure to new heights, this list is definitely for you. How daring can you get?
1. Natura Vive Skylodge – Peru
At 400 feet above ground, the Natura Vive Skylodge capsule suites hang from the Sacred Vale Mountain in Peru. Each suite, made of clear polycarbonate material and aluminum.
2. The World’s Scariest Hotel – Fribouze, Glacier, Alps
Set at an altitude of 3,000 meters between the Italian and the French Alps, this ultra-modern hotel was named after the great mountaineer Guisto Gervasutti.
3. Margherita Hut, Monte Rosa Massif – Italy
Perched at 4,559 meters above sea level on top of the Punta Gnifetti on the Monter Rosa Massif in Italy is the Margherita Hut. It houses over 400 books, a medical clinic, and a resting site for mountain travelers.
4. Solvay Hut at the edge of Matterhorn in Switzerland
On a narrow landing located at the ridge of Matterhorn, in the Canton of Valais, Switzerland sits a small hut 13,000 feet above ground level. The Solvay hut was built in 1915,
5. Monte Rosa Hut in the Alps of Switzerland
Technology and nature blends in the design of glistening metal structure called the Monte Rosa Hut that sits at 2,883 meters above ground.
6. Free stay in this mountain hut – if you can reach it.
This mountain hut offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Julian Alps at 8,300ft up Foronon del Buinz Mountain. This wooden hut was built in a day.
7. The Bergli Hut of the Swiss Alpine Club
At the south of Grindewald sits the Bergli Hut at 3,299 metres above sea level. This is only accessible to daring mountaineers who can endure a rocky icy climb and a glacier crossing just to get there.
8. The Bertol Hut – Switzerland
Sitting on the ridge south of Pointe de Bertol at 3,311 meters high is the Bertol Hut which is only accessible through chains and ladders from the glacier pass. The Bertol Hut is owned and maintained by the Swiss Alpine Club.
9. Vignettes Hut on the Haute Route. Switzerland
The Vignettes Hut at 3,160 metres above sea level offers a respite from the long hike up the Haute Route, Chamonix–Zermatt route.
10. This Lone Hut in the Swiss Alps
At 7,000 feet above ground, this lone hut can only accommodate one person.
If you wish to have a high altitude adventure holiday with lesser risks, take a look at these.
“Step Into the Void” – French Alps located at the peak of Aiguille du Midi.
This cube mountain atelier, Kežmarská Hut, is a concept by Czech studio Atelier 8000 and is proposed to be built in Slovakia’s High Tatras peaks.
The Crystal Cube in Tyrol Austria, set at about 2,000 meters above ground, was deliberately designed to look like it’s falling off the mountain.
Check out these other interesting spots:
The insane toilet in Siberia, Russia
another interesting toilet in Alps, Switzerland
“Sauna in the Sky” in Monte Lagazuoi, Cortina