Summer on the Stubai Glacier

SUMMER SEASON

The Stubaier Gletscherbahnen lifts take you conveniently and quickly to an altitude of 3,000 metres.  

Hikes at different levels of difficulty, delicious culinary delights in our restaurants and a visit of the ice grotto, where you can not only cool off 30 metres below the piste, but also experience different glacial phenomena first hand, await you. NEW: the Mammoth adventure playground for the young and old!

Mammoth Adventure Playground

A mammoth the size of the Eisgrat mountain station thrills the young and old with its trunk slide, climbing opportunities on two levels from the summer of 2019 onwards. The mammoth was designed and built by the Stubai company called Naturidea.

More on the Mammoth
Exploring the Ice Grotto in the Tyrol

Ice Grotto

The ice grotto on the Stubai Glacier offers fascinating insights into the several millenniums old glacial ice. On a 200m long tour glacial phenomena are explained and you can experience the glacier 30m below the piste. In the summer you get to the ice grotto on foot (10 minutes) along the signposted theme trail from the Eisgrat top terminal. The ice grotto is daily open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

More information on the ice grotto
Paar auf Aussichtsplattform

Top Of Tyrol

The 360° panoramic view from an altitude of 3,210m of more than 109 3,000m peaks will captivate you. You to the platform. If you prefer a more challenging way of getting there you can walk along the secured glacier path from the Eisgrat mountain station. A detour to the chapel at the foot of Schaufelspitze summit is also worthwhile.

To the TOP OF TYROL summit platform
Familie, die in den Bergen wandert

Hiking on the Stubai Glacier

From summit tours to leisurely high-altitude hikes, with mountain guide or on your own – the Stubai Glacier offers sheer unlimited opportunities and the perfect destination for all demands. If you want to get more detailed information about the unique mountain world of the Stubai lacier, you best join the daily information hour from July to August. Meeting point is the Jochdohle mountain restaurant at 12:00 p.m.

To the hiking map
Via Ferrata, Tyrol, Stubai Valley

Climbing on the Stubai Glacier

The Fernau climbing park invites climbers at all levels of ability. Directly at the Dresdner Hütte are via ferratas and exercise via ferratas ranging from the difficulty levels of A to E, secured sports climbing routes ranging from the difficulties of III to VII and a crag with 12 short routes with a length of 10m to 15m from a difficulty of 4a to 6c+.

To the climbing offers on the Stubai Glacier
Char-Grilled Spare Ribs on the Glacier in the Stubai Valley

Culinary Delights

BBQs and regional delights await you at 2,900m at the Eisgrat mountain station. At the Jochdohle, Austria’s highest located mountain restaurant at 3,150m, you can also enjoy culinary delights. You can get tot he Jochdohle along the glacier path (30-minute hike) The Dresdner Hütte at the Fernau mid-station also invites to spend some time.

To the summer gastronomy

Summer Events

Mann rennt durch den Schnee

Stubai Ultratrail – the Event Highlight of the Summer of 2019

At the third Stubai Ultra Trail on 29 June 2019 the athletes will be required to show top performances. A route of over 65 kilometres and with 6,027 metres of altitude gain as well as 3,464 metres of altitude loss must be conquered by the participants of the “Ultratrail Distance”. The start is in the night, in the centre of Innsbruck at an altitude of 574 metres.  The runners continue through the Stubai Valley before they get to the Jochdohle at the Stubai Glacier at an altitude of 3,150 metres.

The "STUBAI 35K" starts at 10:00 a.m. in Neustift. The route is still quite challenging though: On 35.1 kilometres 3,808 metres of altitude gain and 1,668 metres of altitude loss must be conquered to the finish area at the Jochdohle.

Of course the race is set amidst the glorious Stubai mountain scenery!

  • STUBAI ULTRATRAIL: 65.6km;  6,027m of altitude gain, 3,464m of altitude loss
  • STUBAI 35K (former BASICTRAIL): 35.1km;   3,808m of altitude gain, 1,668m of altitude loss
  • STUBAI 19K (new route): 18.6km;  1,998m of altitude gain, 54m of altitude loss
  • STUBAI 8K  GLACIER TRAIL: 8km; 1,394m of altitude gain
Fascination Ice

Fascination Ice

On 14 July 2019 it is all about ice and glaciers. Programme with guided tours with exerpts, live music and BBQ at the Eisgrat! Festive inauguration of the new Mammoth playground.

BIG Family Week

BIG Family Week

Colourful programme for kids: A look behind the scenes of a snowcat, clown show with Herbert & Mimi and free guided tours for kids of the ice grotto on 25 July 2019.

Mountain Mass at the Schaufeljoch Chapel

Mountain Mass at the Schaufeljoch Chapel

Priest Josef Scheiring celebrates a mass against the backdrop of the glacier world on 4 August 2019. The Stubai alphorn blowers provide for a festive ambiance.

Sunset Ride with BBQ

Sunset Ride with BBQ

Experience the sunset during a delicious BBQ with live music at an altitude of 2,900m on 20 August 2019! An unforgettable experience awaits you!

Summer prices for the uphill and downhill rides can be found here. Children under the age of 10 years enjoy free lift rides if accompanied by a paying parent.

Stubai Super Card

Stubai Super Card

One card, many free services in the Stubai Valley. Your card for your summer holidays in the Stubai Valley.

EXCELLENT AUSTRIAN SUMMER LIFTS

EXCELLENT AUSTRIAN SUMMER LIFTS

As one of the 60 “Best Austrian Summer Lifts” we have been awarded for the quality of our programme.

Attention: Alpine Dangers

Never leave marked paths (crevasses). You are in high-alpine terrain. Outside of the secured and marked trails and paths you need to have experience in high-alpine terrain or should be accompanied by a regional mountain guide.