Turbacz Hut

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Turbacz Hut (Polish: Schronisko PTTK na Turbaczu)
Turbacz-Hütte (polnisch: Schronisko PTTK na Turbaczu)
Location On the mountain Turbacz; Poland
Mountain Group Gorce, Beskydy
Geographical Location: 49° 32′ 37.1″ N, 20° 7′ 5.5″ ECoordinates 49° 32′ 37.1″ N, 20° 7′ 5.5″O
Altitude 1283 m n.p.m.
Turbacz-Hütte (Polen)

Owner PTTK
Built 1925
Building type Hut; Stone
Usual opening hours open year-round
Accommodation 120 beds, unknowndep1
Web link [1]

In winter

In summer


Turbacz Hut (pl. Schronisko PTTK na Turbaczu) is located at an altitude of 1283 mabove sea level in Poland in the Beskydy Mountains on Turbacz Mountain. The hut is the largest refuge in the Gorce with 129 plan beds


The first hut was built in 1925. However, it was already burned down by poachers in 1933. Reconstruction began as early as 1934. During the Second World War it was used by partisans and burnt down in 1943. In 1953, it was decided to rebuild the hut. It was named after Władysław Orkan

Summit climbs

Peaks in the immediate vicinity of the hut are:

  • Turbacz(1310 m)

See also

  • Maciejowa Hut
  • Stare Wierchy Hut
  • Rzeki Hut
  • Na-Skałce cottage
  • List of refuges in Poland

Web links

Commons: Schronisko na Turbaczu– Collection of pictures, videos and audio files


  • Tomasz Biesik: Schroniska górskie dawniej i dziś. Beskid Makowski, Beskid Wyspowy, Gorce, Pieniny i Beskid Sądecki. Bielsko-Biała: Wyd. “Logos” Agnieszka Korzec-Biesik, 2013, pp. 80-96. ISBN 978-83-925599-5-5.