The usual path to the Edelrauthütte over the glacier is closed, because of security.
Unfortunately also the path 8a is closed now, because of security.
Starting point Pfitschtal
How to get there: Drive on the motorway A22 and take the exit to Sterzing. Then follow the road to Pfitschtal for about 25 km.
Parking space: at the 3rd turn of the Pfitscher-Joch mountain road.
The hiking trail is about 6.5 km long and takes about 3 hours.
At first the path leads through woodland up to the tree line. There you can enjoy the view of beautiful landscapes. From a height of about 2000m there is an easy and pleasant path through a magnificent green Alpine scenery. There you can meet some sheep or marmots. :) Towards the end of the trail you have to cross a gravel path which finally leads you to our hut.
Starting point Lappach
How to get there: Take the motorway exit Vahrn/Brixen and follow the Val Pusteria road til you reach Bruneck, then you drive into Valle Aurina. From Mühlen in Taufers take the road to Lappach.
Parking space: dammed lake Neves, Lappach
This hike first leads to Edelrauthut. Then you have to cross the Gliederferner glacier, to get to our hut.
Don´t forget your crampons!
Walking time: about 5 hours
The Hochfeiler Mountain (3510 m) can be reached in about 2 hours from our hut. You can usually climb it without any additional equipment.
The trail to the Hochferner Mountain (3463 m) first leads into the direction of the Hochfeiler and then across the summit ridge to the peak of the Hochferner This trip takes about 3.5 hours. Attention! Glaciertour: climbing only with good equipment and experience in the mountains.
The Hohe Weißzint Mountain (3371m) is located at the border to Austria. The trail crosses the Gliederferner glacier across a scree ridge to the peak. Climbing only with experience in the mountains.
Huts in the surrounding area: