The Kärlinghaus hut is located on the lake Funtensee, in a wonderful scenary iin the national park of Berchtesgaden. The lake is located at an elevation of 1601 metres. Within a walking time of about 3.30 hours it is reachable for families.
The lake has a depth of about 5 meters and contains first-class potable water. The lake can achieve swimming temperatures in summer (late July, early August). The Kärlinghaus has a yearly accommodation stay of 9000. Here you can experience a night in the middle of the mountains.
The Funtensee is famous for its cold records. Temperatures of -45.9°C have been measured; the lowest temperature that was ever measured in Germany.
Temperatures up to -10°C can also be achieved even in summer.