Obersulzbachtal, - 5741 Neukirchen am Großvenedige - Zell am See   see map - Contact
The Kürsinger Hütte at 2,558 meters is one of the highest alpine huts in the Salzburg section of the Alpine Club and offers space for 150 guests in various categories. In addition to the climb to the Großvenediger at 3,764 meters, the hut is an ideal starting point for various other tours, as well as an ideal base for skiing crossings in the spring through the variant of the Hochtirol ski slope via Großer Geiger, Geigerscharte.

Kürsingerhütte History

The Kürsingerhütte is an alpine hut in the Salzburg section of the Austrian Alpine Club. It is located at an altitude of 2548 m above sea level in the Hohe Tauern National Park. A. north of Großvenediger, in the state of Salzburg, Austria. In addition to the Neue Prager Hütte and the Defreggerhaus, it is the third starting point for the Großvenediger tours

The first hut was built in 1842 a few meters from its current position. In 1875 a refuge was built in the same place, named after Ignaz von Kürsinger, custodian of Mittersill, main organizer and member of the group of the first climbers of the Großvenediger.

The current north-east wing of the building was therefore built in 1885. Further expansions were added between 1886 and 1938, while larger restructuring and conversion measures (cableway, water and electricity supply) took place between 1977 and 1983 and gave the refuge its current appearance.


Time period
  • 1800s
  • Austria, Zell am See
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