Ackerl Hut

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Ackerl Hut
View up to the Kaisergebrige from the Ackerlhütte.jpg
View of the Kaiser Mountains from the Ackerl Hut
Ackerl Hut is located in Austria
Ackerl Hut
Ackerl Hut
Ackerl Hut (Austria)
Coordinates 47°32′58″N 12°20′28″E / 47.54944°N 12.34111°E / 47.54944; 12.34111Coordinates: 47°32′58″N 12°20′28″E / 47.54944°N 12.34111°E / 47.54944; 12.34111
Country Austria
Mountain range Wilder Kaiser
Location south of the Ackerlspitze
Elevation 1,456 m (4,777 ft) AA
Hut type OeAV self-service hut Category I
Owner Kitzbühel Section
Mattresses 15
Accommodation AC key
Opening times supervised at weekends from June to October
Hut reference OeAV DAV

The Ackerl Hut (German: Ackerlhütte) is an Alpine club hut in the Wilder Kaiser mountains in Austria. It is run by the Kitzbühel section of the Austrian Alpine Club and lies at a height of 1,455 metres (4,774 ft)[1] (according to other sources 1,456 m[2] or 1,465 m[3]) below the south faces of the Regalmspitze, Ackerlspitze and Maukspitze.


It is a self-service hut with 15 mattresses that serves as a base for mountaineers and climbers. From June to September the Ackerl Hut is managed, at a least at weekends, otherwise it is not open and only accessible with an Alpine Club key.


  • From Hüttling/Prama (near Going) via the Graspoint Niederalm and Schleier Waterfall in 2 hours.
  • From Wochenbrunner Alm via the Gaudeamus Hut and along the Höhenweg trail in 2 hours.
  • From St. Johann in Tirol along the Adlerweg trail, (here known as the Wilder Kaiser Trail (Steig)) in 3 hours.


  • Gaudeamus Hut (1,270 m) via the Wilder Kaiser Trail, duration: 1 hour
  • Fritz Pflaum Hut (1,865 m) via the Ackerlspitze, difficult, duration: 5.5 hours
  • Fritz Pflaum Hut (1,865 m) over the Wilder Kaiser Trail, Gildensteig and Kleines Törl, duration: 3.5 hours
  • Grutten Hut (1,620 m) over the Wilder Kaiser Trail and Jubiläumssteig, medium difficult, duration: 3 hours



  1. ^ Österreichische Karte 1:50,000 series.
  2. ^ According to the Kitzbühel Alpine Club Branch. Retrieved 17 Oct 2014.
  3. ^ According to the sign on the hut itself

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