The final touches have been made, and up at the heights of 3,195 m the Becherhaus is now shining in all its glory once again. The symbolic reopening ceremony is now set to take place, 127 years after the hut was first built. Renovation works began roughly one year ago and over the course of the last year, apart from a 2-month break, the Becherhaus has been the highest building site in South Tyrol - often at temperatures of minus 25°C.
The Alpine Work team, under the leadership of Peter Trenker, have performed truly amazing feats of work over the past few months. The facade of the mountain hut has been clad in larch shingles, the terrace expanded, the roof renovated, a comfortable new Stube dining room added, and all the necessary systems and fire safety equipment have been fully modernised.