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Hochwurzenhütte

Mountain Hut · Schladming Tauern · 1,850 m
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  • Hochwurzenhütte in summer - Schladming Tauern range
    Hochwurzenhütte in summer - Schladming Tauern range
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Die Hochwurzenhütte (1.850 m ü. A.) ist ein Bergrestaurant in den Schladminger Tauern, direkt am Gipfel der Hochwurzen.
Hochwurzenhütte is a mountain hut and restaurant built in 1920. Its location is quite unique - on the summit of Hochwurzen mountain at an elevation of 1,850 m above sea-level.

Opening hours

open today
  • In summer the hut is open during operation of Hochwurzen cable-car.
  • In winter the hut is open during the ski season.
  • In winter the hut is also open in the evenings during evening operations at Hochwurzen cable-car.
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Update: January 17, 2022

Sleeping berths

none

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Families
Bad weather tip

Payment

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Leisure

Playground

Services

Wireless LAN / 3G up

Seminar

Suitable for seminars

Winterroom

The hut is open as a restaurant in winter.

Address

Hochwurzenhütte
Hochwurzenstraße 61
8971 Schladming-Rohrmoos

Accessibility

by cableway

Public transport

Public transport via bus reaches the valley station of Hochwurzen cable-car. During Sommercard operating times and the ski season the cable-car takes you directly to the hut on top of Hochwurzen.

Getting there

Take L722 Rohrmoosstraße to Hochwurzen cable-car valley station or Hochwurzen II chairlift. From each of the two you can either hike to the top (path n° 60) or take the lift (chairlift operates only in winter).

Parking

Parking is available at the Hochwurzen cable-car station and at the Hochwurzen II chairlift.

Coordinates

DD
47.360183, 13.639731
DMS
47°21'36.7"N 13°38'23.0"E
UTM
33T 397282 5246088
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Access trail to the mountain hut

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Hochwurzenhütte

Hochwurzenstraße 61
8971 Schladming-Rohrmoos
Phone +43 3687 61177
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