Anhalter Hütte, © Tirol Werbung/Klingler
Anhalter Hütte, © Tirol Werbung/Klingler
Anhalter Hütte, © Tirol Werbung/Klingler
Anhalter Hütte, © Tirol Werbung/Klingler
Anhalter Hütte, © Tirol Werbung/Klingler
Anhalter Hütte, © Tirol Werbung/Klingler

Anhalter Hütte

The Anhalter Hütte (2,042 metres) is a family-friendly hut run by the German Alpine Club. It lies at the foot of the Heiterwand north face in the Lechtal Alps.

The Anhalter Hütte, including the winter room, will remain closed for renovation work until 2021. 
Until then there will be no overnight accommodation offered and no food & drink will be served.

Unpretentious, original and family-friendly
German Alpine Club Hut, Upper Neckar Division

There are still a number of huts in the Alps with no access road and no cable car for material transport. One such hut is the Anhalter Hütte at the foot of the Heiterwand north face. Basic essentials are delivered once per season by helicopter, after which food and materials must be carried up to the hut in a backpack. Visitors, however, do not have to go without comforts. Clear water from the hut’s own well and a small power plant with additional solar energy ensure that all hygiene needs are met. Washed and refreshed, guests can enjoy the hut's hearty meals in original ambience – the wood panelling in the lounge dates back to the hut’s founding year of 1912. The hut has also been awarded the Family-Friendly Certificate in recognition of its warm welcome offered to families. Well-known surrounding mountains: Tschachaun, Imster Mitterberg, Falscher Kogel, Namloser Wetterspitze.

Ascent to the Anhalter Hütte

From Hahntennjoch (1 ½ hours); from Namlos in the district of Reutte (3 hours); from Boden/Bschlabs in the Plötzigtal Valley ( 3 hours).

Walks and hikes in the area (walking time to the summit)

Tschachaun (2,334 metres), 1 hour, easy
Falscher Kogel (2,388 metres), 1 hour, intermediate
Maldongrat (2,544 metres), 1.5 hours, difficult
Gabelspitze (2,581 metres), 2 hours, difficult
Namloser Wetterspitze (2,553 metres), 3.25 hours, intermediate

Other huts in the area, long-distance hiking trails

Muttekopfhütte, 4 hours
Hanauer Hütte, 4 hours
Heiterwandhütte, 5 hours
Reuttener Hütte, 6 hours
Lorea-Hütte, 7 hours

The Anhalter Hütte lies on several long-distance hiking trails: the Lechtal High Trail, the North Alpine Way 01 and the E4 Alpine Trail. The Anhalter Hütte is also the finishing point of the 18th stage and the starting point of the 19th stage of the Eagle Walk, a long-distance hiking trail crossing Tirol in stages.

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Mountain range

Lechtal Alps

Opening hours in summer

Hut is currently closed for renovation.

Opening hours in winter

Hut is currently closed for renovation.



Matress dormitory


Winter room

9 sleeping places, no heating

Winter room is locked; key available from Alpine Club..


  • Showers
  • Selbstversorgerhütte
  • Kreditkarte/EC-Karte wird akzeptiert
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Familienfreundlich
  • Suitable for seminars

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Your destination address: postlagernd, 6460 Imst

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