The Taschachhaus (2,434 metres above sea level) is a German Alpine Club mountain refuge hut and training base in Pitztal VAlley in the Ötztal Alps, Tirol.
Training base between two glaciers
German Alpine Club Hut, Section Munich
Rubbing shoulders with the glaciers: Taschachhaus in the Pitztal Valley is nestled between the Taschachferner and Sexegertenferner glaciers. The first hut was built back in 1873/74, making it the German Alpine Club’s third ever mountain refuge hut. The main house was last renovated between 2005 and 2008, during which it doubled in size and a seminar tract was added. Since then, the Taschachhaus is not only an important stage on high alpine and ice tours, but also a German Alpine Club training base. The comfortable accommodation and delicious meals are highly praised by the guests. Freshly prepared food is served, even fresh salads, and you can even take a snack away with you from the extensive breakfast buffet.
Well known surrounding mountains: Taschachwand, Wildspitze, Hintere und Vordere Ölgrubenspitze, Pitztaler Urkund, Bliggspitze.
Ascent to the Taschachhaus
From the car park for the glacier lifts in Mittelberg via the Taschachalm (ca. 2.5 to 3 hours).
Via the Fuldaer High Trail: take a Riffelseebahn cable car gondola from Mandarfen to the top station, down to Lake Riffelsee and into the Taschachtal Valley Steady footing is necessary; ca. 3-4 hours).
Via the Pitztaler Gletschersteig (Pitztal glacier path): from the top station of the Pitz-Panoramabahn cable car (suitable for experienced hikers, ca. 3 hours).