6 days, 9 days
Half board

Epic Mountain Runner’s Paradise in Wipptal Valley

For passionate mountain runners and adventure seekers, the magnificent trails of Wipptal Valley await, offering a spectacular journey through towering mountains, verdant meadows, and welcoming alpine huts. This extraordinary adventure encircles the mountaineering village of Gschnitztal Valley, a captivating side valley of Wipptal, and is tailor-made for those with robust fitness, a head for heights, and surefootedness.

Tour Highlights:

  • Alpine Wonders: Traverse through the Stubai Alps, with the awe-inspiring Tribulaun Massif as your backdrop. Your route will include sections of the Stubaier High Trail, leading to the Padasterjoch ridge and beneath the mighty Blaser mountain. This region, renowned for its breathtaking beauty, hosted the 2023 Mountain Running World Championships.
  • Hut-to-Hut Experience: Immerse yourself in the rustic charm of alpine huts, where you’ll find cozy refuge and authentic alpine hospitality. Each hut offers a haven of comfort and, importantly, an option to descend to the valley in case of unfavorable weather or discomfort.
  • Choose Your Path: Tailor the adventure to your liking by opting for the 6-day or 9-day itinerary, beginning your journey in Steinach am Brenner at the Bottom Station of the Bergeralm Bergbahn. From there, decide if you want to take the lift to the top at Noesslachjoch or start at the Middle Station (Bergeralm) and set out on your remarkable tour.

This long-distance trail run encompasses the beauty of the Stubai Alps and ensures you experience the magic of Wipptal Valley. Throughout your journey, you’ll have the privilege of staying overnight in charming alpine huts that welcome you with warm hospitality and a taste of authentic mountain life. These huts also serve as crucial safety points, offering the flexibility to descend into the valley should inclement weather or unease arise.

Are you ready for an unforgettable mountain running adventure? Wipptal Valley’s towering peaks, lush meadows, and rustic alpine huts are calling your name. Book your adventure now and embark on a journey filled with rugged trails, breathtaking vistas, and the camaraderie of fellow mountain runners.

 LOCATION Steinach, Wipptal
 WHEN Flexible
Five nights Half board*
1 night in 3 star hotel 4 nights in shared rooms
Maps and gpx-files Guide Hotline
Return train pas between Innsbruck and Wipptal Optional hut-to-hut luggage transfer
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.

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: 4-5 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: 5-6 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: 5-6 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: 6-7 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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