The Stubai High Trail is one of the most beautiful high-altitude hikes in the Alps. However, at a length of nearly 80 km and a total ascent / descent of over 6,000 m, the Stubai High Trail is also a real challenge to aspiring mountaineers. Sure-footedness, a good physical condition, a head for heights and the right equipment are the basic requirements to discover the Stubai Valley mountain range at its most beautiful.
The high trail can be walked in two directions. The entire tour requires eight days.
The Stubai High Trail can also be walked in stages. You have the possibility to get on or off the high-altitude trail at every hut and reach the starting point with public transport.
You want to enjoy the Stubai High Trail extensively? Take your time and undertake summit tours to the surrounding mountains, here there are several possibilities from each hut. This offers the possibility to walk the Stubai High Trail in sections during several vacation stays.
The Stubai High Trail bears the Tyrolean Mountain Trail Quality Seal. It does not have to be hiked in one piece. It can also be walked in stages. The special feature of the Stubai High Trail is that there are ascent and descent options to the valley from every hut. With the good network of public buses you can reach the ascents to the huts of the high trail. After the descent, public transport will take you back to your starting point. The well managed huts on the high trail serve as bases for overnight stays and refreshments. Information about the next stage, trail conditions, weather forecasts, etc. can be obtained personally from the hut keepers.
The long-distance hiking trail STUBAIER HÖHENWEG is one of the most spectacular long-distance hiking trails on the TirolWerbung site.
You don’t need to hike the entire Stubai High Trail in one go. You can also do it in stages. The special feature of the Stubai High Trail is that each hut has a quick access route leading and from the valley.
Thanks to the good network of local buses, you can reach the ascent routes to the individual huts of the High Trail with ease. After the descent, you can conveniently pick up where you left off at a later point using public transportation.
The huts with the best facilities along the High Trail serve food and drinks and provide overnight accommodation. The innkeepers at the huts are also happy to provide information about the next stage, the features of the trail, weather forecasts etc.
Mid-June to early October (depending on weather conditions - always inform yourself of the current situation at the huts or at the mountain guide offices)