by Jannis in Recommendations

Tirol Alpinist Association Refuges for an Early Season Hut Adventure

Hiking season is near and fortunately the eager beavers out there don’t need to wait too long to lace up their hiking boots: Numerous Alpinist Association shelters and refuges throughout Tirol are ready for the new season and open in early summer 2019, making it easy for hikers and mountain bikers to do an overnighter…

7 min. Reading time
by Irene in Food & Drink

Sublime Luxury: Kristallhütte in Zillertal Valley

With a sophisticated fine dining restaurant and a super stylish luxury hotel, Kristallhütte is hardly a ‘hut’. More “mountain chateau” than “quaint cabin,” this wonderful hideaway is perfectly positioned at the heart of Hochzillertal Ski Resort in Kaltenbach, Zillertal Valley.

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by Jannis in Nature

Tirol Alpinist Association Refuges for Overnighters in Golden October

For many avid walkers, there’s nothing quite like hiking during the autumn months. The crowds of summer have largely disappeared, the wonderful mix of explosive colours, deep blue, cloudless skies and crisp, nostalgic breezes have taken their place and the surrounding high peaks may already have a dusting of snow. Fortunately, there are nice Alpinist…

12 min. Reading time
by Michael in Architecture

Five Alpine Association Huts for Architecture Lovers

Many people imagine that a mountain hut consists of nothing more than a wooden shack with an outhouse. This preconceived notion is nonsense, of course, as these Alpine Association lodges well demonstrate. Some are so beautiful that they are listed as historical monuments; others inspire with their sustainable and modern construction: in other words, first class architecture.

3 min. Reading time
by Ines in Recommendations

Top Tips for Spending New Years Eve in a Mountain Hut

Imagine welcoming the New Year in your own, private, snowy mountain hut? Sounds pretty good eh? And I’ve been lucky enough to have experienced it myself, so I can vouch as to how magical it can be. So how do you go about celebrating the incoming year in your own, private cabin? Unfortunately you’re probably…

6 min. Reading time
by Holger in Recommendations

Cottage holiday in Tirol

Ever heard of Fallerschein? Maybe not; but in Tirol, is a place everyone is more than familiar with, and for good reason. The idyllic mountain village of Fallerschein Located in a tributary of the Lech Valley and home to 40 mountain huts, Fallerschein is Austria’s largest Alpine village. Its location in the Lech Valley…

2 min. Reading time
by Christian in Recommendations

A night in the summit hut

Turn a weekend away into a unique break at a modern interpretation of alpine hut: a photo love story at 2,212-metres. Thursday 28 February I clicked on the website of the Summit Hut and scrolled through the description. It looked promising – overnight accommodation in a modern hut, more than 2,000 meters above sea level,…

6 min. Reading time
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