9 reasons why we love the summer on the Stubai Glacier

Family having a break on a hike on the Stubai Glacier (c) Stubai Glacier | Andre Schönherr

Soon it will be time again! We are already waiting in the wings and are looking forward to the summer on the Stubai Glacier! To shorten the waiting time (and to increase the anticipation) we are presenting our TOP 9 reasons for why it is rewarding to spend the summer on the Stubai Glacier

Fascinating view from the TOP OF TYROL

3,210 metres above sea level – just let your eyes wander, stop thinking and enjoy the crisp mountain air. In good weather one can see more than a hundred 3,000m-peaks from our platform.

Family excursion to the Stubai Glacier ice grotto

Delve into the cool glacier ice

On 3,00m above sea level and approx. 30 metres below the ground, the whole family cannot only expect a tour of our ice grotto with our B.Big, but a also a refreshing cooling off in pleasant summer temperatures.

Two children at the Mammoth playground

Not only for the young ones: gigantic playing at and in the 6-metres-high mammoth

Our mammoth B.Giant has used the last weeks to get ready for the big hike towards the Eisgrat. On the mammoth field it is already eagerly waiting for all the young and older guests to be climbed on, slided down and played on.

Mutterbergersee hike Stubai Glacier

Pure relaxation at fantastic mountain lakes

From summit tours to leisurely high-altitude hikes, with a mountain guide or on your own – there are sheer unlimited options for hiking on the Stubai Glacier. How about a hike around the idyllic Mutterbergersee lake amidst the impressive glacier world?

Climbing Tyrol Fernau with Fantastic View

Climbing in the Fernau crag

If you are aiming high, the Fernau via ferrata near the mid-station offers numerous options for climbing from via ferratas to sports climbing routes at different levels of difficulty.

Viewing platform

Fascination glacier – one hour of worthwhile information on the glacier world

Are you curious to learn about the glacier, its changes and how the ski area emerged? If you want to get more information about the unique mountain world of the Stubai Glacier, you should attend the daily information hour in July and August.

Family eating at a dining table on the Stubai Glacier in the summer

Culinary highlights

After all these activities, you are sure to be really hungry. Our restaurants and cafes from Austria’s highest-located restaurant, Die Jochdohle to the Bar zum Steinbock or the sun terrace at the Eisgrat mountain station  are looking forward to spoiling you.

Place of contemplation

Right at the ridge in the area of the Schaufeljoch, our Schaufeljoch chapel, which is anchored in the rocks and the ice, invites to take a break amidst the scenery of the Stubai glacier world.

Tip: Visitors can experience peace and contemplation also during the mountain mass on Sunday, 2 August 2020.

Hike below the Schaufeljochbahn on the Stubai Glacier in the winter

Hiking on real glacier ice

And if you still haven’t had enough snow and ice during the winter, the Stubai Glacier will also reward you during the summer.

Not to forget – the view of the mountains. And all of that only 45 minutes from Innsbruck.

We are sure that the summer in the Tyrol will be worthwhile this way.

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