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.
COSY COMFORT AT THE HUT
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.
SUMMER SPECIAL FOR OUR APARTMENT GUESTS
During your stay in our apartment you can choose to enjoy a free night in the Nürnberger Hütte.
Open from 20.06.2019 until 03.October 2019
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
POSSIBLE TOURS FROM THE HUT
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.
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 wire rope protected south ridge and across a glacier (crevasses!) to the hut. Time: about 5 hours
Climb to the Wilder Freiger, descend down the wire rope protected south ridge to the hut. Time: about 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.