Mountain Biking Highlight
The hut is located at 541 m above sea level. A. am Pfaffstättner Kogel, a part of the Anninger area in the municipality Pfaffstätten, district Baden.
Directly at the hut (Pfaffstättner mailing address: Am Berg 391) is the on 12 July 1914 opened, after Anton Freiherr of Klesheim, 1812-1884, a cofounder of the Viennese dialect, named Klesheim-Warte, a 9 m high iron construction on whose foot was a hut built, which was farmed until the completion of the Rudolf Proksch hut.
At the request of the Austrian Mountain Association was in 1925 under the then chairman Rudolf Proksch († 1925, age: 47, grandfather of Udo Proksch) granted permission to build an accommodation building on Pfaffstättner Kogel, on May 11, 1930, the building was officially opened and has since managed as a restaurant all year round. In 2003, the hut was electrified and modeled on the sewage system; In 2007, a forest playground was built on the property.
In the autumn / winter 2012/13 issue of the magazine Freizeit & Kulinarik, Rudolf Proksch Hütte was voted the most popular refuge in Eastern Austria; the mountaineering magazine "Bergsteiger" awarded the "Lieblingshütte" award to Rudolf Proksch Hütte twice in a row (Spring 2013 / Summer 2014).
The adjoining Klesheimwarte offers views of Vienna, Hungary and Schneeberg.
August 12, 2017
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