Erich hut

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Erich hut
Created On: May 30, 2007
Last Edited On: May 30, 2007


The hut is located in the Hochkönig area near to Grandlspitz, Taghaube, Hochseiler and Hochkönig.
From the hut you have a spectacular view to Hochseiler, Grandlspitz, Taghaube in the North, and Ankogel group in the South. In the Southwest you can see Glockner group with Großglockner and Grosses Wiesbachhorn as striking mountains. A bit more in the East you can see Großvenediger.

The hut opens in the middle of May, so it is one of the earliest open huts in the complete area. This season runs the whole summer till October.

There are some good things to eat - very recommendable is the Palatschinken (Austrian confection of pastry).

The hut has an easy access and can also be visited by suboptimal hikers.

How to get there

Trail to Erich hut

From Tauernautobahn via Bischofshofen to Mühlbach towards Dienten
or from Zell am See to Dienten in 30 minutes.
The best starting point is the Dientener Sattel between Dienten and Mühlbach.

From Dienten (1.128 m) on easy trails and grasslands in 2 hours
From Dientener Sattel (Sign: Parkplatz Erichhütte, 1.342 m) in 30-40 minutes to the hut.

Route possibilities

Hochkönig, 2.941 m, time: 04:30 h (only in summer, normally snowfields until July, difficult)
Kleinschneeberg, 1.917 m, time: 03:00 h
Kollmannsegg, 1.857 m, time: 02:20 h
Taghaube, 2.159 m, time: 01:50 h, rocks I, upper part exposed
Grandlspitz, 2.307 m, time: 01:45 h, difficult via ferrata, normal route I with fixed rope

03:00 h, 750 hm ascent, 850 hm descent, some fixed ropes, some steep parts, often with snowfields till summer, route No. 33 and 34

Erichhütte-Steegmoosalm via route No. 54 and 34:
ca. 1 h, easy hike

Erichhütte-Steegmoosalm-Wiedersbergalm-Arthurhaus via route No. 54

Erichhütte-Wiedersbergalm-Mühlbach: ca. 2 h


Erich hut

Telephone hut: 0043/664/2643553
Telephone valley: 0043/6461/341

Sleeping places: 28

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dmiki - Aug 15, 2011 12:29 pm - Voted 10/10

coordinates for the hut

I think they should be Lat=47.4, Lon=13.033333

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