The Darmstädter Hütte (2,384 metres) is a German Alpine Club mountain refuge hut with conference facilities. It is located in the Verwall Mountains and lies within the municipality of St. Anton am Arlberg, Tirol.
Family-friendly hut for walkers and climbers
German Alpine Club, Darmstadt-Starkenburg Division
This majestic stone house with red-and-white striped shutters provides a welcoming touch of colour in the Moostal Valley in the Arlberg region. Don't worry, it's not only moss that grows here (the name translates as "Moss Valley"), but also lush alpine flora and blooming meadows in summer. The mountain scenery from the sun terrace is glorious. Guests can take a well earned rest at the Darmstädter Hütte. Alterntively, it can be a place of work. A well-equipped conference room is available for meetings and seminars. Screen, slide projector, overhead projector, flip chart and, most importantly, plenty of peace and quiet as well as invigorating alpine air mean there is everything you need for a successful session. The area is also particularly appealing for climbing enthusiasts. Seven rock climbing areas with interesting routes are located in close vicinity to the Darmstädter Hütte.
How to get to the Darmstädter Hütte
From St. Anton am Arlberg, starting point at the Rendelbahn car park (3.5 hours); from Ischgl in the Paznauntal Valley via the Doppelseescharte ridge (5 hours).
Mountain bike ride starting from St. Anton am Arlberg
Walks and hikes in the area (walking time to summit)
Saumspitze (3,039 metres), 2.75 hours, difficult
Scheibler (2,978 metres), 2 hours, difficult
Faselfadspitze (2,993 metres), 2.5 hours, difficult
Kuchenspitze (3,148 metres) 3.5 hours, difficult
Further huts in the area, long-distance hiking trails
The Darmstädter Hütte is located on the Paznaun High Trail and the Verwall Mountains Trek.