The "Mostbratl" – a popular Mostviertel specialty, ©


Lodge / hut, Tavern / inn


The Ötscherschutzhaus (1,418 m) is located directly at the mountain station of the Großer Ötscher double chairlift and is a popular stop for mountain lovers and skiers. The tenants Walter Zeilberger & Hanni Griesser spoil their hut guests with regional delicacies depending on the season. A hearty breakfast is offered for overnight stays (80 beds). Members of alpine clubs enjoy a reduced price.

Located in the Ötscher-Tormäuer Nature Park on the Großer Ötscher (1893 m), the refuge is very popular as a starting point for hikes and paragliding flights. The ÖTK shelter, which was opened in 1887, can be hiked to on many trails; alternatively, the double chairlift Großer Ötscher can be used.

Room reservation by phone or e-mail is absolutely necessary!
A hut sleeping bag is compulsory. Hut sleeping bags can be borrowed for a fee of 5,- € per person/night. A hearty breakfast is offered for the overnight stay!

Tour tips:

  • Lackenhof - Ötscherschutzhaus - Ötschergipfel
  • Lackenhof - Raneck - Rauher Kamm - Ötschergipfel - Ötscherschutzhaus - Lackenhof

The Ötscherschutzhaus is also a popular stop for skiers and tourers in winter.


  • Credit cards accepted
  • Overnight stays are possible
  • Terrace/guest garden
  • Bank machine cash
  • Buses welcome
  • in the mountains
  • rural location
  • at the ski resort
  • to the next ski lift: 0 km

Location and how to get there

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