The hut is situated in the Drau valley, in Carinthia Austria, at an altitude of 1800m.


First Floor: three bedrooms, each with 4 bunk beds, for the children. One room with 2 bunk beds, with basin, for the children´s carers. 1 bathroom with WC and two basins.

Ground floor: kitchen, sitting room with wood burning stove, a bedroom with 4 bunk beds with en suite bathroom with WC, for the CR volunteers. Separate WC with hand basin.

Cellar: Large containers for rainwater for toilets, solar batteries, larder.

Building equipment and appliances

The Clemens Reutter hut is completely autonomous!

  • The electricity in the hut is derived exclusively from 4 solar panels on the roof. (Output = 1 kW). This provides light, and serves the pump for water.
  • Rainwater is collected from the roof into large containers in the cellar. This water is used for flushing the toilets.
  • The hut also has a spring for fresh water, which is pumped to a high-level 6000 liter tank. This water is used for drinking, cooking and showering.
  • The cooker and water heating are supplied by 30 liter gas canisters.
  • The hut is heated by a woodburning stove in the main room.
  • There is no fridge or freezer.