- Difficulty level
- Brief description
The beautiful via ferrata nearby Stubai glacier cable car offers very inventive and various via ferrata passages.
mediumDifficulty level C/D
- Starting point
Mid-station Stubai Glacier cable car, approx. 2290 m
- Best season
The via ferrata is cleverly built around cliffy towers and ridges, many nice places invite you to have a rest or to enjoy the scenery. There are some very exposed and exhausting passages to get over, for “bigger people” and “carriers of big rucksacks” the small crevice after the first third of the via ferrata could become to a crux.
From mid-station of Stubai glacier cable car a comfortable half-day excursion (can be connected with a hiking trip to lake “Mutterberger See”). It’s not advisable to hike the via ferrata at wetness. Also experienced children will have fun on this via ferrata. Access and Descent are short; a security rope is advisable;
Difficulty mainly B/C and C, one passage C/D, many exposed passages with constriction
Duration / Difference of Height
Access: 15 Min. / 100 Hm
Fixed rope route: 1,5 h. / 230 Hm
Descent: 45 Min. / 350 Hm
South to East
15 Min. from mid-station of the Stubai glacier cable cars short way towards Dresdner Hut, before the hut to the right (north-west) to the beginning of a path (signposted, red marked), which leads straight to the access. From the valley (bottom station glacier cable car) 550 Hm/ 1,5-2 h;
45 Min. from the summit towards west along the signposted trail back to Dresdner hut at mid-station; until the bottom station in total 900 Hm/ 2 h; alternative descent over „Egesennieder“ and in north direction to „Wilde Grube“ (trail steps) and back to the bottom station.
- Highest point
- 2,631 m
- Height profile
Via ferrata set, helmet, mountain boots, safety rope for youths!
- Safety instructions
Before starting the tour please take care of the weather conditions. Also get information about the tour conditions in the Stubai mountain guide offices. You receive the updated list of the hut openings in the offices of the Tourist Board Stubai Tirol.
- Additional information
From Innsbruck over Brenner motorway A13 to exit „Stubaital“ and over Neustift to the end of the valley, bottom station of Stubai glacier cable cars.
- Public transportation
From the train station Innsbruck are regularly running busses to Mutterbergalm.
parking at Stubai glacier cableway bottom station Mutterberg
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