The Berliner Hütte, located at 2,042 in the middle of the Zillertal Alps nature park, dates back to the late 19th century and from its magnificent location enjoys an enviable view of the Hornkees and the Waxeggkees glaciers .
Berliner Hütte History
The Berliner Hütte is an alpine hut located at 2,042 m on the Schwarzensteinalm in the upper Zemmgrund. Surrounded by several 3,000-meter peaks, it is the starting point for hikers and climbers.
The refuge, known as a historical building since 1997, was built in 1878 and opened in 1879. In 1912 it took on its current appearance after an important renovation.
Entering the structure you are amazed by the large entrance hall, which more reminiscent of the living room of a noble villa rather than accommodation for hikers, as well as by the dining room with majestic windows and 5-meter high wooden panels where you can taste traditional dishes in an elegant setting. The attention to detail of the wooden decorations, the numerous frescoes on the walls and an ancient wall clock create a unique atmosphere.
In good weather guests can enjoy an impressive view of the surrounding glaciers from the large terrace.
The Berliner Hütte is not only a useful stop on the Berliner Höhenweg, but numerous daily excursions for hikers and climbing enthusiasts are also possible: Berliner Spitze, Schwarzenstein, Schönbichler Horn, Zsigmondyspitze (Feldhorn), Krähenfuß, Kleiner and Großer Mörchner. . In the winter months, ski tourers can also use the open winter camp.