Amateur geology

Amateur geology (also known as rockhounding in the United States) is the hobby of collecting rocks and mineral specimens from their natural environment.


"Amateur geology collecting" excites young and old alike and is an activity the whole family will enjoy. Around the Peter Tscherrig Anenhütte in the Lötschental there are many mysterious ravines and caves where you can find special rock crystals. Try it out yourself and discover your own rock crystal in the Lötschental.

Our guest tip!

At the Peter Tscherrig Anenhütte you can rent an "amateur geology set" for children for one day. For more information on this offer please contact the team of the Peter Tscherrig Anenhütte,, Tel +41 79 864 66 44