The Summer Highlights on the Stubai Glacier

Bon vivant, sports enthusiast or day guest – the Stubai Glacier offers plenty for every taste also in the summer.The 3S Eisgratbahn and the Schaufeljochbahn lift bring you on top of the Stubai Glacier daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from 1 July to mid-September. Hiking tours at different levels of difficulty, delicious culinary delights in our restaurants and the ice grotto await you. In the grotto you can not only cool off 30m below the ground, but also experience different glacial phenomena first hand.

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

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
Climbing Tyrol Fernau with Fantastic View

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 of 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 the Gamsgarten restaurant at 2,600m. The Jochdohle, Austria’s highest located mountain restaurant at 3,150m, can be reached on the glacier path after a 45-minute walk. The Dresdner Hütte at the Fernau mid-station also invites to spend some time.

To the summer gastronomy

Summer Events

Fascination Ice

Fascination Ice

On 16 July 2017 it is all about ice and glaciers. Programme with ice cavers, guided tours of the ice grotto with experts, live music and BBQ at the Eisgrat!

BIG Family Week

BIG Family Week

Colourful programme for kids: A look behind the scenes of a snowcat, magicians and free guided tours for kids of the ice grotto on 27 July 2017.

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 6 August 2017. 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 22 August 2017! 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.

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.