Cabane de Susanfe


Nestled snugly in the heart of the Susanfe Valley amongst impressive blocks of erratic granite, the iconic Cabane de Susanfe has been welcoming weary alpine hikers since 1932.

The Tour des Dents du Midi, the Tour des Dents Blanches, the Tour du Ruan… These legendary multi-day alpine hikes all include a stop at the Cabane de Susanfe, a weathered and well-loved landmark set on a small promontory in the lush Susanfe Valley.

For over 80 years, hikers have gathered here for rest and refuge. The sunny terrace is the perfect spot to stop for a moment and enjoy a cool drink, a homemade syrup or real Italian coffee. If you’ve worked up an appetite, you might stay a little longer for a restorative fondue, a hearty plate of rösti or mountain macaroni, or a platter of local specialties and fresh goat cheeses made by the local shepherds.

Of course, the best way to experience the cabane is to stay the night, tucked under a soft duvet in a snug dormitory bed!

Off-season, the cabin remains open but is not guarded. You will find basic equipment to get you through the night: dishes, a stove, wood (don’t forget to bring matches and lighter!) and blankets. In winter, experienced mountaineers can reach the valley on touring skis. The caretaker will happily open the cabin for you; don’t hesitate to contact her! Warning: always check ahead with the local mountain guide company ‘Montagne Experience’ to find out what the avalanche risk might be.

Opening hours

All year round. Dates to be confirmed.
Open from 1st weekend in June to 08th October 2023.

The hut remains open in winter, but without a janitor.

Subject to snow conditions.



  • Restaurant
  • Full-board
  • Half-board


Prices on our website
Reductions for members of Alpine Clubs
Tourist tax:
CHF 2.00 / adult (from 18 years old)
CHF 1.00 / child (6 to 17 years old)
Multi Pass offered in summer (60 free activities in the Portes du Soleil).

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cash


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