Kellerjochhütte, © Tirol Werbung
Kellerjochhütte, © Tirol Werbung
Kellerjochhütte, © Tirol Werbung
Kellerjochhütte, © Tirol Werbung
Kellerjochhütte, © Tirol Werbung
Kellerjochhütte, © Tirol Werbung

Kellerjochhütte

The Kellerjochhütte (2,237 metres) is a popular mountain hut belonging to the Austrian Alpine Club at the Kellerjoch peak in the Tux Alps, Tirol.

Popular mountain hut with 360-degree views
Austrian Alpine Club, Schwaz Division

Schwaz’s local mountain, the Kellerjoch, is nestled between the peaks of Kreuzjoch and Arbeserkogel. The Kellerjochhütte hut stands on a natural observation platform where visitors can enjoy 360-degree views, high above the Inn Valley. On a clear day you can see the Kitzbühel, Zillertal and Stubai Alps as well as the Karwendel Mountains; even the Großvenediger is visible. The hut itself is welcoming and a popular meeting place. People often sing and make music in the two dining lounges. Water for the Kellerjochhütte is provided by a hydraulic ram – which is not a water-spewing male mountain sheep, but instead a water-powered pump. A trail partially secured with steel cable leads from the Kellerjochhütte to the Kreuzjoch, where there is a mountain chapel. The walk there takes 15-20 minutes.

How to get to the Kellerjochhütte

From the top station of the Kellerjochbahn lifts (1 hour); ascent direct from Schwaz (4 hours); from Hochfügen from the top station of the Spieljochbahn lifts (2 hours); from the Loassattels Valley to the south of the Kellerjoch (1.5 hours).

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

Kreuzjoch/Kapelle (2,344 metres), 30 minutes, intermediate
Gilfert (2,506 metres), 4.75 hours, intermediate
Kuhmöser (2,264 metres), 40 minutes, intermediate

Further huts in the area, long-distance hiking trails

Rastkogelhütte, 5 hours

The Kellerjochhütte is located on the Inn Valley High Trail (Stage 5/6).

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Altitude

2237m

Mountain range

Tux Alps

Dormitory/beds

26


Facilities

  • Showers
  • Selbstversorgerhütte
  • Credit / debit cards are accepted
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Family friendly
  • Seminarraum

Suitable for


Coordinates

Geographic width

47.316633

Geographic length

11.764783

UTM (east)

5244058

UTM (north)

708943

Reference Meridian

Hiking trails in this region

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