Barmer Haus

The Barmer Haus (1,380 metres) is a self-catering hut suitable for small and large groups. It is situated in the beautiful Defereggental Valley in East Tirol.

Family-friendly base camp near the Venediger Massif
German Alpine Club, Barmen and Wuppertal Divisions

Central location, cooking facilities, recreation rooms with games, plenty of outdoor activities: these are just some of the many highlights at the Barmer Haus, an alpine hut in St. Jakob im Defereggental, East Tirol. It is a self-catering refuge suitable for groups both small and large. The hut is a good base camp for walking and hiking in the idyllic Defereggental Valley in the Hohe Tauern National Park. Further activities include mountain biking, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. Hikes on the Panargenkamm are up to 3,000 metres above sea level. From the Barmer Haus it is just a few hours' walk to the Barmer Hütte (2,610 metres).

How to get to the hut

The hut is located in St. Jakob, Defereggental, and can be accessed by car or using public transport

Walks and hikes in the area

Wetterkreuz (2,233 metres), 3 hours, intermediate
Weißes Beil (2,767 metres), 4.5 hours, intermediate
Seespitze (3,021 metres), 6 hours, intermediate
Leppleskofel (2,820 metres), 5 hours, intermediate
Water adventure trail in St. Jakob, 3 hours (circular walk), easy

Further huts in the area, long-distance walking trails

Neue Reichenberger Hütte, 3.5 hours
Barmer Hütte, 3 hours

St. Jakob is located on the High and Holy walking trail.

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Mountain range

Venediger Mountains



Matress dormitory



  • Showers
  • Self-catering hut
  • Credit / debit cards are accepted
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Family friendly
  • Seminar room

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Hiking trails in this region

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