TO OUR NÜRNBERGER HUT SITUATED AT 2297 METRES
High above the Stubai Valley, located at 2297 m, at the foot of the Wilder Freiger, you can enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery.
The hut was built in 1886 with eight dormitories, extended four times and since 1960 has had about 55 beds and 87 dormitory places. In 2013/14 major technical improvements were made. It has nevertheless, retained its historic character. In the four Gaststuben (guest rooms) there are a total of 130 seating places to be found. Enough room for everyone to enjoy a hut evening. From time to time the hut warden and his musical team members will help create a special evening. A new and attractive terrace invites you to enjoy the mountain sunshine.
PLEASE NOTE – IMPORTANT INFORMATIONS
Despite Covid restrictions we are highly motivated for a great summer season at the Nürnberger Hütte. We look forward to accommodate our numerous regular guests, dear friends and many new mountain enthusiasts.
In principle there is no reason, besides you are sick, why you shouldn’t be able to have a great stay at the Nürnberger Hütte. In addition to your own responsibility, the extensive measures for protection against infections also include distance rules. We also had to reduce our number of beds and ask the hut visitors to use the desinfectant we put up.
KEY FACTS FOR YOUR OVERNIGHT STAY IN SUMMER 2020
– Please visit our hut ONLY in healthy condition!
– Bring your own face mask!
– Book your room/bed in advance! In case you don‘t have a valid reservation we can’t offer you a sleeping place!
– Overnight stay only with your own sleeping bag and pillowcase (adequate warming down- or summer sleeping bag –no travel sheet!)
Don‘t forget to bring your own towels!
We thank you for your understanding!
Open from 20.06.2020 until 04.October 2020
Past & Present …
THE HISTORY OF THE NÜRNBERGER HÜTTE
After the founding of the German Alpine Association and the sections, an area was sought for an alpine hut. Originally planned in the Ridnauntal, but after some negotiations, the first hut was finally built in 1886 at its current location (living and sleeping area on the ground floor with hay storage on the top floor)
Due to the opening of the Becherhaus in 1894 and the construction of the Stubaitalbahn.
At that time very advanced and modern furnishing (gas, running water, heated drying room, 2 rooms with balcony, even a bathroom!)
From that point on there were:
– a ropeway for material transport
– a hydroelectric power station
– 4 cozy dining rooms
A wooden cross was built on the Niederl – as a thankful sign that there didn’t happen bad accidents during the tough construction.
Ignaz and Maria Siller took care of the guests and the hut.
The hard work and the cultivation of the hut was aggravated by environmental desasters (demage of the hydroelectric power station and the ropeway from avalanche and floods)
Complete renovation & restoration
– drinking water system, ropeway conversion for transport for own account, new hydroelectric power station, new sewage treatment plant, expansion of the drying room, fire protection, new kitchen, new veranda with indoor climbing wall and table tennis table, new sun terrace
– in the immediate vicinity of the hut 2 climbing crags and a fixed rope route were built
– cosiness and the character of an alpine hut were preserved
– processing of high quality products from our own farm
– perfect base for every kind of adventures in the mountains (hiking, fixed-rope-route, climbing …)
PRICES NÜRNBERGER HÜTTE 2020
BED IN SHARED ROOM
from 19 years and over
AV: € 16,00 // NICHT AV: € 27,00
7 to 18 years, only with parents, youth leaders
AV: € 9,00 // NICHT AV: € 20,00
up to 6 years, only with parents
AV: € 6,00 // NICHT AV: € 17,00
from 26 years and over
AV: € 12,00 // NICHT AV: € 23,00
19 to 25 years
AV: € 9,00 // NICHT AV: € 20,00
7 to 18 years, youth leaders
AV: € 6,00 // NICHT AV: € 17,00
up to 6 years: free
up to 18 years: free
from 19 years and over
AV: € 6,00 // NICHT AV: € 6,00
Halfboard: 33,00 € adults // 26,00 € for children up to 13 years
(prices without overnight stay)
You can only pay cash with us.
Thank you for your understanding
5.00 € per piece of luggage. Prerequisite is a telephone
arrangement, which is bound by the deadline.
Possible is one transportation per hour, limit is 230 kg.
We assume no liability for self-loading.
Sleeping bag rental: 5,00 € (deposit 20,00 €), purchase 25,00 €
10.00 €/night – Prerequisites are a personal prearrangement
and a binding booking.
TERMS & CONDITIONS // HUT RULES
DIRECTIONS TO THE CAR PARK
From Innsbruck via the A13 (Brennerautobahn) to exit Schoenberg and then the B183 Stubaital road to Ranalt. Drive through the small village to a large free car park on the left side of the road (bus stop Nürnberger Hütte). The car park is also accessible by bus.
DIRECTIONS TO THE HUT
From the car park take a footpath through the woods until, in about 15 minutes, you reach a forest road. This will take you to the Bsuchalm (1,580 m) and the Langentalalm (1,600 m). At the end of the valley take the numerous zig zags up the steep climb to the Nürnberger Hut.
DURATION: approximately 3 hours
ASCENT: approximately 900 vertical metres
WILDER FREIGER – THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN OUR AREA, 3418m
Marked normal route; this only requires a short glacier ascent, easy rock block climbing (grade I). Alternative: from the Freigerscharte (col 3025m) via the southeast ridge, easy rock block climbing (grade I). Time: 4.5 hours, 1150m of ascent.
MORE DETAILLED TOUR
From the Nürnberger Hütte on a well-marked path southwards, along the steeply rising southeast flank of the Urfallspitze. The route leads you easily and without any special danger points just below the Seescharte (2762 m). Continue in a south-westerly direction, always below the ridge that runs from the Urfallspitze to the Gamsspitzl. The path leads up to an altitude of approx. 3120 m, lastly directly on the ridge. Leave the rock ridge, which continues to climb upwards, cross the path to the left to the Grüblferner – at first close to the rocks, then over a firn / ice slope – towards the Signalgipfel (normally clear signs of inspection). At an altitude of approx. 3300 m you‘ll enter flat block terrain again, through which you easily reach the Signalgipfel (state border). Finally, in a north-westerly direction over the narrow rock and firn ridge to the main summit (3418 m). Descent like ascent.
MORE POSSIBLE TOURS FROM THE HUT
GAMSSPITZL – the 3000m mountain you can walk to: 3050m:
Take the route to the Wilder Freiger until the path splits above the Seescharte. Climbing over rock blocks follow the markings to the summit. Time: about 3 hours, 750m of ascent.
ROTGRATSPITZE (Roter Grat) – climb to the watershed, 3099m:
Climb up to the Freigerscharte (col 3025m), rock block climbing (grade I), and snowfields. Time: about 3 hours, 600m of ascent.
ÖSTLICHER FEUERSTEIN – der Abwechslungsreiche, 3268m:
Via the Nürnbergerscharte (col 2914m): Short glacier section (crevasses!) and rock block climbing (grade I-II). Time: about 4.5 hours. 1000m of ascent.
APERER FEUERSTEIN 2968m:
Over the Simmingjöchl (2754m): Rock block climbing (I). Time: about 3 hours, 700m ascent.
MAIRSPITZ – the panoramic mountain, 2800m:
A mountain walk on a marked route with outstanding views. Time: about 1.5 hours, 500m of ascent.
KLETTERSTEIG/VIA FERRATE ROUTES
KLETTERSTEIG NÜRNBERGER HÜTTE
The klettersteig/via ferrata is located directly above the hut. The view over the Langental valley – and down to the sunny hut terrace is magnificent. The climbing runs directly along a rock arête, a short diversion will take you from the end of the klettersteig to the summit of the Niederl (2680m) a wonderful viewpoint. Walk to the klettersteig above the hut: 10 minutes, the route involves 140m of ascent and is graded C/D. It is secured with wire ropes throughout its length. A complete set of klettersteig/via ferrata equipment is necessary.
ROCK CLIMBING NÜRNBERGER HÜTTE
The climbing area includes friction climbing and wall climbing and is located directly above the hut where the klettersteig/via ferrata starts. The approach is 10 minutes from the hut. There are 7 routes graded from III to IV. The route length is up to 60m.
CLIMBING AREA URFALLSPITZ
The climbing here is located on the eastern approach to the Urfallspitz. The routes are extremely well protected. Steep slab climbs alternate with cracks and corner climbing. Approach: 25 minutes. Take the path
towards the Wilder Freiger which runs past the climbing area. Routes: there are twelve routes from grade IV to VII. Route length is up to 80 metres. CLIMBING AND KLETTERSTEIG is at your own risk. Klettersteig/via ferrata equipment can be borrowed at a cost of € 5,00.
STUBAIER HÖHENWEG (STUBAI HIGH LEVEL HUT TO HUT ROUTE)
The transfer routes to the Sulzenauhütte and the Bremer hut are part of the magnificent seven-day Stubai High Level Route (the route can be started or left at any time). The route involves walking between: Starkenburger Hut – Franz Senn Hut – Neue Regensburger Hut – Dresdner Hut – Sulzenau Hut – Nürnberger Hut – Bremer Hut – Innsbrucker Hut.
TRANSFERS FROM THE NÜRNBERGER HÜTTE:
BREMER HÜTTE 2411m:
Over the Simmingjöchl (2754m), Time: about 3.5 hours.
Mountain walk over the Mairspitz (2800m) to the hut. Time: about 4 hours. Challenging alternative: on a marked, partly protected steep path over the Niederl (2680m) to the hut. Time: about 3.5 hours.
Climb to the Wilder Freiger, descend down the partly wire rope protected south ridge to the hut. Time: about 5,5 hours
Climb to the Wilder Freiger, descend down the wire rope protected south ridge and across a glacier (crevasses!) to the hut. Time: about 5,5 hours
Via the Rotgratscharte (col) this is high alpine hike over the main Alpine ridge to the South Tyrol. Time: 3-4
The summit tours and transitions travel through high alpine terrain. Experience, route finding ability and appropriate equipment are absolutely essential, especially if the route leads over glaciers.
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