6 days, 9 days
Half board

Set Off on an Exceptional Hut-to-Hut Hike in the Scenic Wipptal Valley

Get ready for a hiking adventure like no other as you explore the stunning landscapes of the Wipptal Valley, nestled amidst towering mountains, verdant meadows, and welcoming alpine huts. This remarkable hike circumnavigates the mountaineering village of Gschnitztal Valley, a captivating side valley of the Wipptal, and is designed for hikers with good fitness levels, a head for heights, and unwavering surefootedness.

Tour Highlights:

  • Trail Around Gschnitztal Valley: Your journey unfolds over the course of either 6 or 9 days, commencing in the charming town of Steinach am Brenner, at the base station of the Bergeralm Bergbahn. Here, you have the option to elevate your adventure by taking the lift to the mountaintop at Noesslachjoch or starting from the Middle Station at Bergeralm, depending on your preference.
  • Stubai Alps and Tribulaun Massif: This long-distance hike leads you through the breathtaking Stubai Alps, offering glimpses of the awe-inspiring Tribulaun Massif. Traverse sections of the Stubaier High Trail, ascend to the Padasterjoch ridge, and marvel at the foot of the mighty Blaser mountain. Your nights will be spent in cozy alpine huts, each offering a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
  • Safety and Flexibility: Your safety and comfort are paramount. From each hut along the way, you have the option to descend into the valley should inclement weather or any discomfort arise, ensuring your hike remains a safe and enjoyable adventure.

This is more than just a hike; it’s an extraordinary journey through nature’s grandeur. The lush meadows, rugged mountains, and friendly alpine huts are waiting to be explored. Whether you opt for the 6-day or 9-day version, the trek promises memorable experiences and stunning vistas. It’s a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Wipptal Valley and create lasting memories along the way.

For those who seek adventure, stunning landscapes, and the embrace of alpine huts, this hike in Wipptal Valley is a dream come true. If you’re ready to embark on an unforgettable hut-to-hut hiking experience, book your adventure today and prepare to be enchanted by the beauty of the Austrian Alps.

 LOCATION Steinach, Wipptal
 WHEN Flexible
Five nights

Half board*

4 nights in shared rooms

1 night in 3 star hotel

Service Hotline

Maps and gpx-files

Return train pas between Innsbruck and Wipptal

Welcome briefing


Ticket to Bergalm Mountain Station

*This tour is based on a minimum of two participants. Only services mentioned above are included in the price. Single travellers should expect to pay an extra fee for single rooms in hotels. Luggage transfer is only available for two or more participants.

How to get there

Arrival by public transport: with the S-Bahn (S4) from Innsbruck or Brenner to Steinach a. Br. (10 min walk from the station to the Bergeralm valley station).

Additional information

MonthAugust, July, June, September

Day 1: Arrival

***Hotel in Steinach/Trins, including half board

Day 2

Tribulaunhütte: From the Truna Hut continue on path nr. 125 to the Truna ridge, which is the border to the Obernberg Valley in the south. From there you hike westwards on the rigde and continue on path nr. 94 and later on nr. 38 (also Tiroler Höhenweg) to the Gstrein Jöchl (ridge). This will be the highest point and from the ridge you cross back to the Gschnitztal Valley and descend the last part to the Triublaun Hut.

Duration: 5-6 hours
Vertical gain: 800 m+ up, 925 m-


Day 3

Bremer Hütte: Ascent from the Tribulaunhütte in the direction of Sandesjöchl (ridge) and northwards of the Weißwand on the Jubiläumssteig to the Bremer Hütte (2,411 m) – paths no. 63 and then 130 Jubiläumssteig path.

Duration: 6-7 hours
Vertical gain: 1.115 m+, 770 m- down


Day 4

Innsbrucker Hütte: From the Bremer Hütte proceed downhill to the Simmingsee (lake) and continue on the Stubaier Höhenweg (nr. 124, high mountain trail), in part uphill and downhill over steep meadows and stony landscape to the Pramarnspitze and further to the Innsbrucker Hütte (2,370 m).

Duration: 6-7 hours
Vertical gain: 950 m+, 900 m-


Day 5

Padasterjochhaus: From the Innsbrucker Hütte on path no. 123 downwards into the Pinnis Valley (Stubaital) and between the Karalm and Pinnisalm huts right on the Jubiläumssteig path upwards towards the Kirchdachspitze (2,840) on the Silbersattel and downwards to the Padasterjochhaus.

Duration: 7-8 hours
Vertical gain: 1.175 m+, 1.315 m-


Day 6

Back to the valley, no overnight stay (individual): 2 hours, 1000 HM down (alternativ way to Blaserhütte and back into the valley: 8 hours, 800 HM up, 1.800 HM down).

Equipment and clothing to bring for Alpine hikes and runs
We’ve compiled a list of essential items you’ll need to take on your adventure in the Great Outdoors. While each trip has its own minimum requirements, we have split the list into “need-to-have” and “nice-to-haves”.

Need to have:

Lightweight, waterproof shell
Sunscreen with a high factor
Smartphone with a relevant trip app and a WhatsApp and code number for your local representative
Survival blanket
Thin hat, cap, and thin gloves (merino or similar)
Daypack for hiking (tours with luggage transport)
Duffel bag or similar (trips with luggage transport) — DO NOT pack in suitcases.
30 L rucksack on trips up to six days (without luggage transport)
40 L rucksack on trips of more than six days (without luggage transport)
Quick-drying inner layer
Shorts (quick drying)
Technical t-shirt (quick drying)
Fleece sweater for cool evenings
A pair of comfortable jogging bottoms or similar for the cabins
Good mountain shoes — trail running shoes or hiking boots
Light towel
Water bottle (1.5 L)
A pair of thick socks or light slippers (you can often borrow a pair in the cabins)
A few energy bars, fruits or similar snacks for the trip
Sheet liner — can also be purchased on-site (only if you are staying in a dormitory)
Small first aid kit
Comped or similar
Sleeping bag (on selected tours)

Nice to have:

Walking poles
Power bank
Sandals for the cabins
Plastic bags to keep things dry

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