THE SELLRAIN VALLEY MOUNTAIN HUT TOUR
Seven days, 80 kilometres and 5,700 vertical metres – these are the hard facts of the Sellrain Valley Mountain Hut Tour (Sellrainer Hüttenrunde), a mountain-climbing adventure for experienced mountaineers. This long-distance hiking trail requires high fitness levels and mountaineering experience. It is a difficult route that places high demands on your body.
A light pack – containing as little as possible while still including everything you need for the mountains – makes the hike easier. There is no baggage transport option on this route. Please be sure to research the weather and terrain before setting off. The landlords at the various mountain huts can also provide helpful advice. They know the area like the back of their hands and are happy to help. Please be sure to heed their advice.
Mountain climbing in seven stages
The tour begins at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level in the village of Sellrain, which is located at the entrance to the Sellrain Valley. The highest point of the tour is the Schöntalspitze peak at an altitude of 3,000 metres. The trail is broken down into seven stages that lead via numerous summits and mountain huts, stopping along the way at the Potsdamer Hütte, the Westfalenhaus, the Pforzheimer Hütte, the Schweinfurter Hütte, the Bielefelder Hütte and the Dortmunder Hütte. These mountain huts all serve delicious Tyrolean cuisine and provide rustic accommodation options in relaxing and peaceful settings. To ensure you can enjoy the peace and quiet and rest your tired legs, it is essential to book accommodation in advance!
HIGH ALPINE NEAR THE CITY
The mountaineering villages in the Sellrain Valley are known for blissful tranquillity and unspoilt nature. This mountain climbing paradise with rugged charm is only 30 minutes by car from the vibrant city of Innsbruck. Panoramic mountain views extend in every direction. To the south, the Stubai Alps; to the north, the Karwendel mountains and the Nordkette mountain range; to the west, the Ötz Valley and to the east, the Wipp Valley and the Stubai Valley. The Sellrain Valley Mountain Hut Tour is the ultimate natural highlight, leading through magnificent alpine landscapes with bubbling mountain streams and along beautiful paths lined with alpine roses and mountain violets.
The natural alpine surroundings covered on the tour are home to chamois, ibex and marmots. Don't be surprised if one or two of these mountain inhabitants cross your path! The Sellrain Valley Mountain Hut Tour gives you the change to experience the Alps up close. To ensure future generations of mountaineers can also enjoy these pristine natural surroundings and their inhabitants, we ask you to leave nothing but footprints.