To best cheer on the participants along the route, we recommend the following hotspots at the STUBAI ULTRATRAIL:
The STUBAI ULTRATRAIL K68 will start at the forecourt of the time-honoured Landestheater in Innsbruck. Those wanting to wish runners the best wishes or just wanting to cheer them on should come here. However, this means getting up early.
From Neustift, Innsbruck can be reached within 30 minutes via the A13. Parking facilities: Innenstadtgarage (downtown garage), Congress Garage
The idyllically situated Alm (guest house) in the valley basin of the hiking centre Schlick 2000 boasts a long history of running, especially mountain running. It is the eponym of the international Schlickeralmlauf (Schlickeralm run), which has been held in the Stubai valley for almost 30 years. There are two ways to see the runners of the STUBAI ULTRATRAIL K68 here: Either hike up in the early morning or reserve a room in the Alm in good time to stay overnight.
From the Talstation Schlick 2000 follow the forest path on foot to the middle station Froneben. From there, the Schlickeralm can be reached in approx. 1 hour.
3:44 am - 7:20 am
The Sennjoch marks the transition from Fulpmes to Neustift in the Stubai valley, and it is also the point where the participants of the STUBAI ULTRATRAIL K67 first pass the 2,000-metre mark. Spectators are advised to get up here in time to cheer on the athletes. The best will pass this spot around 03:55 am and the latest pass-through time is 07:27 am.
From the Talstation Schlick 2000 follow the forest path on foot to the middle station Froneben. From there, the Schlickeralm can be reached in approx. 1 hour. Afterwards, another hour's climb takes you on a steep climb to the Sennjoch.
The Starkenburger Hütte marks a significant milestone for the STUBAI ULTRATRAIL K68: At 2,237 metres, it is the highest point in the race so far; almost half of the total distance has been covered, and from here, it goes downhill for the first time.
From Neustift village the trail passes the open-air swimming pool, and then it heads up hill over a small bridge on the right, taking many serpentines, first through woods and then through lighter terrain to the Starkenburger Hütte. From here, you can enjoy a fantastic view of the entire Stubai valley.
4:35 am - 9:15 am
The first runners of the STUBAI ULTRATRAIL K68 will arrive at Neustift centre at 08:00 am. The V5: Neustift Dorf is located directly in the centre of the village, where runners can be cheered on.
4:58 am - 10:45 am
The first runners will already be at the village square from around 08:00 am, the race briefing starts from 08:45 am. The starting signal for the STUBAI K32 will be given at 09:00 am at the village square in Neustift.
Neustift town centre, parking spaces for spectators can be found next to the Stubai Tourist Office or at the Elferlifte in Neustift.
At the Volderauhof directly in Volderau the runners of the STUBAI ULTRATRAIL K68 and STUBAI K32 will strengthen themselves at the V6: Volderauhof before it goes uphill towards the Bacherwandalm.
From Neustift, follow the Stubaitalstraße B 183 for 6.7 km to the Volderau district. The spectator point is located directly next to the main road at the Volderauhof.
K68 - 5:51 am - 00:30 pm
K32 - 9:52 am - 11:30 am
At the V7: Falbesoner Nockalm you can cheer on the runners in a beautiful setting with a direct view of the Stubai Glacier.
From Neustift follow the Stubaitalstraße B 183 for 9,7 km. In the district Falbeson turn left to the Doadler Alm and park there. From here a hiking trail leads in approx. one hour to the Falbeson Nockalm.
K68 - 6:36 am - 2:10 pm
K32 - 10:37 am - 1:10 pm
For the runners of the STUBAI K20, their challenge begins near the Marend Stüberl, surrounded by forest, water and meadows.
From Neustift, follow Stubaitalstraße B 183 for 8,6 km. Parking spaces are available at the nature park as well as at the Doadler Alm.
The STUBAI K9, a pure mountain running track, starts at the valley station of the Gamsgartenbahn. From here the runners expect 8,0 km and 1.394 metres in elevation. The STUBAI K8 starts at 12:00 pm.
From Neustift on Stubaitalstraße B 183 for 17.8 km to the Eisgratbahn valley station.
K68 - 7:44 am - 4:50 pm
K32 - 11:45 am - 3:50 pm
K20 - 11:18 am - 3:50 pm
At the Dresdner Hütte, the oldest refuge huts in the Stubai valley, the glacier seems to be within reach for the first time; and from here, runners will have to gather up all their strength for the next stretch. Runners will be happy to see many spectators as possible, as they will need as much encouragement as possible.
From Neustift on Stubaitalstraße B 183 for 17.8 km to the Eisgratbahn Talstation. From here, you can reach the Dresdner Hütte by means of an Eisgrat-Gondelbahn (ice ridge gondola, exit at the middle station).
from the Mutterberg car park, a 45-minute hike will get you to the Dresdner Hütte.
K68 - 8:12 am - 5:50 pm
K32 - 12:13 am - 4:50 pm
K20 - 11:46 am - 4:50 pm
K9 - 12:27 pm - 4:50 pm
The Eisgrat Bergstation (mountain station) at the Stubai glacier forms the gateway to the glacier and the 3,000-metre mark is imminent. From here participants have to conquer another 200 metres of ascent before they will reach the finish at the Jochdohle.
Good atmosphere and food will be provided.
From Neustift on Stubaitalstraße B 183 for 17.8 km to the Eisgratbahn Talstation. From here on out, you can reach the Dresdner Hütte via the Eisgrat-Gondelbahn (exit at the Bergstation).
from the Mutterberg car park, walk 45 min. to the Dresdner Hütte (or take the Eisgrat-Gondelbahn to the Fernau middle station); from there, ascend via the Gletscherweg to Bergstation Eisgrat in approx. 2h.
K68 - 8:47 am - 7:00 pm
K32 - 12:47 am - 6:00 pm
K20 - 12:20 pm - 6:00 pm
K9 - 13:02 pm - 6:00 pm
At Jochdohle, the highest restaurant in the Alps – “You’ve made it”! The only thing that leads up higher is the path to the TOP OF TYROL summit platform. Those who have conquered the more than 1,300 meters of altitude difference of the glacier section will not only be rewarded with a Finisher Shirt but also a breath-taking view of the Stubai glacier and the surrounding 3,000 m peaks of the Stubai Alps.
From Neustift on Stubaitalstraße B 183 for 17.8 km to the Eisgratbahn Talstation. Ascend with the Eisgrat Gondelbahn to the Bergstation. From there, continue on the Schaufeljochbahn. From the Bergstation, the finish area can be reached within 5 minutes on foot.
K68 - 09:01 am - 7:45 pm
K32 - 1:01 pm - 6:45 pm
K20 - 12:34 pm - 6:45 pm
K9 - 1:16 pm - 6:45 pm