I was at the Stettiner Hütte in mid July 2012. The normal hiking route to Hochwilde was officially closed due to danger of rockfall. Many people still ascended though.
Ask the people at Stettiner Hütte for current status.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."