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Kemptner Hütte

Kemptner Hütte

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Recommended by 481 out of 495 hikers


  • Steffen

    In itself a beautiful and well organized hut. The focal point for the E5 and many other hiking trails, so unfortunately very large and overcrowded. Reminds more of a youth hostel than a mountain hut, as there is no romance and intimacy. The food and service were great, and the prices were also very reasonable! The path from Oberstdorf along the Trettach is beautiful and comfortable, if you are fit enough you should definitely not take the bus for a shortcut here. The path through the Sperrbachtobel is a bit more demanding, SAC T2 (mountain hiking).

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    • August 7, 2021

  • Matthias Brandt

    Big hut, very good friendly service, very good delicious food.

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    • September 17, 2017

  • Betty

    Surrounded by the Bavarian Alps, the Kemptner Hütte in its present size, with over 100 room beds, has been available to all mountain lovers since 1904. The food here is a dream. I think some people just go up to enjoy the same, not to walk maybe even further. In addition, the products are from largely regional production. Highly recommended. Even more recommendable, of course, is to use the hut as a starting point for one of the many great mountain tours in the area. Information, opening hours and accommodation prices can be found here: kemptner-huette.de

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    • January 26, 2017

  • Nico G

    Last overnight stay in the mountains, before civilization takes hold again in the valley.


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    • April 22, 2017

  • Rhönhase

    Well filled at the weekend

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    • June 19, 2017

  • Hamelstift

    E5 from Oberstdorf comment, after meals continue to Holzgau. I do not volunteer among masses of overnight guests. Hut is almost fully booked by the hiking / mountain guide groups for quite some weeks (or even the year before?).
    Food tastes good!

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    • May 9, 2018

  • Ralf

    Very nice family cabin.
    Class food.

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    • November 10, 2018

  • Philipp Schűtte

    If you start from the Rappenseehütte, you can reach the Kemptner Hütte via the Heilbronner Höhenweg. But be careful: Time taken about 7 hours, and it is a bit of condition required and always have the weather in view

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    • June 11, 2019

  • brillenbert

    Two years ago I made the crossing of the Alps with the alpine school Oberstdorf
    I can only recommend

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    • August 6, 2016

  • Andreas

    Well-run cottage, but not a romantic tip! The 100 beds are 190 beds in the camp and when I was there (August 2017) were apparently all occupied.

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    • August 17, 2018

  • Matze 🆓

    Nice cabin, good food, camp with own bed! Top !

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    • June 26, 2019

  • Keith Glogau-hahn

    Everything was great, good service and the staff is great

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    • August 17, 2019

  • Matze 🆓

    Nice hut with delicious food and great views.

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    • September 27, 2019

  • Lena 🏞️

    beautiful hut, overnight accommodation

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    • August 12, 2018

  • Steffen

    Great DAV hut to start E5 or for the Heilbronner way

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    • September 11, 2019

  • Stefan

    Top cheesecake and super nice innkeepers

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    • April 26, 2020

  • Dietmar

    Millions of euros are currently being converted here. The helicopter flies all day and brings material.

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    • August 8, 2020

  • Michael Hck

    Great DAV hut with delicious food.

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    • October 11, 2020

  • Uwe Schmeling

    The Kemptner hut at 1,846 meters is the right start for a multi-day tour. As with all mountain huts, first come, first served.

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    • June 22, 2020

  • Chris124

    Fantastic location with a panorama in all directions, nice hosts. Since there is a lot going on, it is best not to come during peak times.

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    • September 20, 2020

  • Bergaufsteiger⛰️

    Great hut location for nice tours. Sometimes very crowded.

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    • March 18, 2021

  • Mikesan

    The Kemptner Hütte towers high above the Sperrbachtobel at 1,844 m in the Allgäu Alps. The refuge, built in 1891, is the focal point for hikers and mountaineers. From there, not only does the very popular E5 long-distance hiking trail to Merano begin, but also the ibex tour over the main ridge of the Allgäu Alps.

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    • July 3, 2021

  • klaus

    For a hut, great food at normal prices

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    • August 3, 2021

  • Gerhard

    E5 Day 1: Oberstdorf Stuhlalpe to the Kemptner Hütte:
    Entire tour Oberstdorf - Meran:
    Very nice experience for us - gz

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    • June 1, 2021

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Location: Oberstdorf, Oberallgäu, Allgäu, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation1,850 m


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