Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung
Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung
Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung
Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung
Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung
Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung
Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung / Klaus Kranebitter
Leutkircher Hütte, © Tirol Werbung / Klaus Kranebitter

Leutkircher Hütte

The Leutkircher Hütte (2,251 metres) is a German Alpine Club mountain refuge at Almajurjoch/Lechtal Valley main ridge above St. Anton am Arlberg, Tirol.

Inviting place to stop at the Almajurjoch lookout point
German Alpine Club Hut, Section Leutkirch

What a beautiful day in the mountains: to start with you can enjoy the stunning peaks of the Lechtal Valley and the profusion of vibrant, alpine plants, before the welcoming blue and yellow shutters of the Leutkircher Hütte entice you over. This is a great place to stop, as it is well known for its excellent cuisine. A member of the "So schmecken die Berge" ("That’s what mountains taste like") campaign, meals are created using delicious, local produce. The hut has also received the “Eco label” award as proof that it is managed according to ecological guidelines. The lodgings are pleasantly furnished and service is exemplary. You can safely take their tongue in cheek slogan "Look in, but not past!" seriously here. The Leutkircher Hütte is on the Eagle Walk and the Lech Valley High Trail, which leads from Zürs to Imst.

Ascent to the Leutkircher Hütte

From St. Anton (3 to 3.5 hours); from the top station of the Kapall-Bahn lifts (1.5 hours); from Pettneu (4 hours); from Kaisers in Lechtal (from the entrance to the Almajurtal Valley 3.5 hours, via the Kaiserbachtal Valley 4 hours); with the Lech-Rüfikopf cable car, via the Stuttgarter Hütte (5 hours).

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

Hirschpleiskopf (2,549 metres), 1 hours, intermediate
Stanskogel (2,757 metres), 2 hours, difficult
Bacherspitze (2,391 metres), 1 hours, difficult
Weißschrofenspitze (2,752 metres), 2.5 hours, difficult (climbing equipment required)
Arlberger via ferrata (from Weißschrofenspitze), 2.5 hours (difficulty rating: D - difficult)

Further huts in the area, long-distance hiking trails

Stuttgarter Hütte, 4.25 hours
Kaiserjochhaus, 2.5 hours
Ulmer Hütte, 3.5 hours
Edelweißhaus, 3.5 hours

The Leutkircher Hütte is on the Eagle Walk (Stage 24) and the Lechtal High Trail (Stage 3/4), a challenging high alpine trek.

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Mountain range

Lechtal Alps

Opening hours in summer

Late June until late September

Opening hours in winter




Matress dormitory


Winter room

10 sleeping places, no heating

Room kept locked; key from Alpine Club


  • Showers
  • Selbstversorgerhütte
  • Kreditkarte/EC-Karte wird akzeptiert
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Familienfreundlich
  • Seminarraum

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Your destination address: Vadiesen 220, 6574 Pettneu

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