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Alpine Pastures & Mountain Huts

Great hiking enjoyment

Splendid walking and hiking amid Ötztal's clear mountain air makes both hungry and thirsty. Mountain fans can choose from myriad snack stations, mountain inns and quaint huts where mouth-watering Tirolean delights are served during or after an adventurous hike. Genuine Alpine hospitality in a quaint atmosphere add to a memorable day. Hello and "Griaß enk" to the Ötztal Alps!

Schweinfurter Hütte

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian cuisine, Hütten

The Schweinfurter Hütte is located in the middle of the Ötztal mountains with a magnificent panorama view. The hut is very favored in summer for many mountain hiking tours and in the winter for ski mountaineering and snowshoe hiking. 

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Sennhof Niederthai (next to the Information office)
Start the hike at parking lot Sennhof in Niederthai. Follow the forest trail along Horlach Brook into Horlachtal, past the mountain huts of Larstigalm, Kleinhorlachalm and Großhorlachalm and further to the Schweinfurter Hütte.
Altitude gain: 500
Duration: 2 hours (up & down 4 hours)
Return: same route, from the Larstigalm "Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail" possible

- whole-time hot meal tyrolean cooking, daily fresh strudel and cakes
- dorms and mattress dorm
- hiking trail suitable for baby carriages
- toboggan rental in winter € 4.00
- hut evenings and celebrations on request

Opening Hours:
Info
31.01.2023 - 16.04.2023
Mo: 09:00-17:00
Tu: 09:00-17:00
We: 09:00-17:00
Th: 09:00-17:00
Fr: 09:00-17:00
Sa: 09:00-17:00
Su: 09:00-17:00
Today: 09:00 - 17:00

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Schweinfurter Hütte Winter

Frischmannhütte

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, Hütten

The Frischmann Hut lies at an altitude of 2.192 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains and near the mountain "Fundusfeiler". She is a favored alpine and mountain hut. 

Breakfast:

- Saturday and Sunday: breakfast with an amazing view
- Registration: +43 664 1134 445

Hiking paths:

- from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Hintere Fundusalm and further to the Frischmann Hut - approx. 3,5 h or by taxi to Hintere Fundusalm, approx. 30 minutes or
- from Köfels (1.401 m) to the Köfler Scharte and through the "Köfler Jochwaal" to the Frischmann Hut, approx. 4 h

Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858

Peak Tours: Fundusfeiler, Felderjöchl, Blockkogel
Crossings: Erlanger Hütte

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Frischmannhütte

Hintere Fundusalm

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar

The Hintere Fundusalm lies at an altitude of 1.964 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains and near the mountain "Fundusfeiler".

Hiking paths:

- from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Hintere Fundusalm approx. 3 h or by taxi to Hintere Fundusalm

- from Köfels (1.401 m) to the Köfler Scharte and through the "Köfler Jochwaal" to the Frischmann Hut and further to the Huntere Fundusalm, approx. 4,5 h

Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858

Peak Tours: Fundusfeiler, Felderjöchl, Blockkogel
Crossings: Erlanger Hütte

- traditional Tyrolean and Ötztaler cuisine

The hiking tour to the Vordere Fundusalm (1.611 m) is approx. 2 h, but the hut is closed!

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Fundus Alm

Waldcafe Stuböbele

regional cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar, home cooking

Taste Tyrolean delicacies and enjoy beautiful and sunny hours on our terrace or cozy get-together in our parlor.

Hike:
Parking lot: Bischoffsplatz Umhausen
From there, take the wide hiking trail past the Ötzi Village and Bird of Prey Park, slightly ascending for about 30 minutes to the Waldcafé Stuböbele.
Meters in altitude: 100
way back: same route or Steppsteig - village center - Bischoffsplatz

- Closed parties possible from 6:00 pm - menu request required
- Ribs and pork knuckle on advance order

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Waldcafe Stuböbele Herbst

Jausenstation Farst

alpine dairy/snack bar

Located above the legendary Engelswand rock face, is one of Ötztal´s oldest settlements. A fantastic panoramic view and hearty hospitality at the mountain inn expected you. 

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Mure Umhausen
From there you hike through the meadow to the mountain´s foothill und further winding trail up to Farst.
Duration: approx. 1.5 hour
Altitude gain: 450
Return: same route 

- whole-time warm meal
- mountain breakfast on request
- located above the legendary Engelswand rock face

 

 

Opening Hours:
Info
19.05.2021 - 31.12.2023
Mo: 09:00-18:00
Tu: -
We: 09:00-18:00
Th: 09:00-18:00
Fr: 09:00-18:00
Sa: 09:00-18:00
Su: 09:00-18:00
Today: 09:00 - 18:00

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Jausenstation Farst

Vordere Tumpenalm

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar

The Vordere Tumpenalm lies at an altitude of 1.831 meters, surrounded by lash green meadows and the Ötztal mountains.

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot at the elementary school
Trailhead of this tour is Tumpen´s elementary school. Follow the asphalt road in direction of Grube - turn left into the forest trail leading up to the Tumpen waterfall. Take the trail on the left towards Gehsteig Alm and Vordere Tumpener Alm as soon as you reach the last junction. The path on the right takes you to Armelen Hütte. 
Altitude gain: 908
Duration: 2 hours (up and down 4 hours)
Return: same route or a mountain tour to the "Ersten Karkopf" an further to the Armelen Hut and back to Tumpen

- whole-time hot meal
- regional and tyrolean specialities
- overnight stay: 1 Hut for 4 person
- Dogs allowable - on request


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Kleinhorlachalm

regional cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar, home cooking

The Kleinhorlachalm lies below the Schweinfurter Hütte in the middle of the Ötztal mountains. Magnificent panorama view, treat and nature. 

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Sennhof Niederthai (next to the Information office)
Start the hike at parking lot Sennhof in Niederthai. Follow the forest trail along Horlach Brook into Horlachtal, past the mountain hut of Larstigalm and further to the Kleinhorlachalm.
Altitude gain: 370
Duration: 1,5 hours (up & down 3 hours)
Return: same route, from the Larstigalm "Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail" possible

- whole-time hot meal
- Ötztaler specialities
- cozy and small hut
- hiking trail suitable for baby carriages

 

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Larstigalm

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar

The Larstigalm lies at an altitude of 1.777 meters, surrounded by lash green meadows and the Ötztal mountains. On the sun terrace and in the old dining room you will be spoiled with austrian and tyrolean specialities. A unforgettable experience for families.   

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Sennhof Niederthai (next to the information office)
From there you walk along the right shores of Horlachbach river on a moderately ascending forest trail towards the Larstigalm.
Alternative from the parking lot Sennhof in Niederthai or the hiking trail back from the Larstigalm to Niederthai: "Bergmahder trail (sunny trail) or Grastal trail"
Altitude gain: 232
Duration: 1 hour (up and down 2 hours)
Return: same route, Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail

- whole-time hot meal
- playground
- hiking trail suitable for baby carriages 
- toboggan rental in winter € 4.00
- groups on request

Opening Hours:
Info
09.01.2023 - 10.04.2023
Mo: 10:00-17:00
Tu: 10:00-17:00
We: 10:00-17:00
Th: -
Fr: 10:00-17:00
Sa: 10:00-17:00
Su: 10:00-17:00

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Larstigalm Winter

Jausenstation Edelweiß

Rollstuhlgerecht, regional cuisine, non-smoking locale, Austrian cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar, home cooking

In the restaurant or on the sun terrace, with a wonderful view of the Ötztal mountains, you will be spoilt with home-style cooking, snacks and refreshments, as well as products from our own farm.

To the snack station:

- easily accessible by car for the whole family
- hike to the Wurzbergalm, walking time: approx. 1 hour
- starting point for many valley and mountain hikes as well as mountain tours
- warm cuisine all day
- home-style cooking, snacks and refreshments
- mountain breakfast, fresh trout, ribs or stilt to order in advance
- products from our own farm
- 3 flats (17 beds)

Opening Hours:
Info
14.06.2022 - 31.12.2023
Mo: -
Tu: 11:00-20:00
We: 11:00-20:00
Th: 11:00-20:00
Fr: 11:00-20:00
Sa: 11:00-20:00
Su: 11:00-20:00
Today: 11:00 - 20:00

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Jausenstation Edelweiß Winter

Erlanger Hütte

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, Hütten

Beautiful mountain hut with traditional flair, homely wooden parlor, wood-fired stove. Excellent Tirolean meals. Wonderful high Alpine location right next to Wettersee mountain lake

Hiking paths:

- from Umhausen (1031 m) approx. 5 h via Vordere Leierstalalm (1798 m) along a new trail (landslide!)
or by taxi to the trail below Vordere Leierstalalm - approx. 2.5 h
- from Tumpen (937 m) via Gehsteigalm (200 m), approx. 5 h
or by taxi to Gehsteigalm, approx. 3 h
- from Roppen/Oberinntal (706 m) approx. 2 h to serviced Maisalm (1634 m, privately owned), then on Forchheimer trail, approx. 6 h

Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858

Peak Tours: Wildgrat, Kreuzjöchlspitze, Fundusfeiler
Crossings: Ludwigsburger Hütte, Frischmannhütte, Hochzeigerhaus

- beds (8)
- mattresses (40)
- Tirolean cooking using regional ingredients
- specialty: lamb roast, ragout of wild goat
- Member of DAV campaign "Taste of the Mountains"


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Erlanger Hütte

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