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Mountain Hike recommended route

Sellrain Hut Loop Tour 2

Mountain Hike · Innsbruck and its surroundings
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  • Amberger Hütte
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m 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 100 80 60 40 20 km
Distance 108.3 km
62:00 h
9,786 m
9,763 m
3,064 m
936 m
SHR Hochalpin Tour 2: The Sellrainer Hüttenrunde with Ötz- und Inntalschlaufe.

For very good mountaineers with glacier passes and promising peak ascents. Sometimes small climbing is also there. The royal tour in the Sellrainer mountains. Demanding high alpine tour with many summit ascents. Round trip on the high alpine trails with summit hikes from chalet to hut between Sellrain-Ötz and Inntal through the Sellrainer mountains, Stubai Alps. Experienced mountaineers will have their pleasure in this conditionally demanding tour. In 8 stages on promising paths and beautiful peaks through the Sellrainer mountains and Stubai Alps. Through Sellraintal, the Ötztal to the Inn valley.


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Update: December 22, 2021
Highest point
3,064 m
Lowest point
936 m
Best time of year


Amberger Hütte (937 m)
47.213472, 11.214306
47°12'48.5"N 11°12'51.5"E
32T 667669 5231265


Amberger Hütte

Turn-by-turn directions


1. Sellrain – Potsdamer Hütte. Marvelous panorama trail on the ridge between Fotschertal and Senderstal.

2. Potsdamer Hütte – Westfalenhaus. Demanding Alpine crossing via Hochgrafljoch into Längental.

3. Westfalenhaus - Amberger Hütte. Across the Längental glaciers through Scharkar to Amberger Hütte.

4. Amberger Hütte - Winnebachseehütte. Via Gaislehnscharte and Bachfallenferner glacier to Winnebachseehütte.

5. Winnebachseehütte - Schweinfuter Hütte. From Gänskragen to Schweinfurter Hütte.

6. Schweinfurter Hütte - Bielefelder Hütte. Challenging path with climbing sections via Ötztal to Bielefelder Hütte.

7. Bielefelder Hütte – Dortmunder Hütte. The most scenic peaks between Ötztal and Kühtai.

8. Dortmunder Hütte - Sellrain. Lovely panoramic trails along Sellraintal incl. peak ascent to Rosskogel.



all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at


Getting there

Gries is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps



Gries at the end of the village - chargeable


47.213472, 11.214306
47°12'48.5"N 11°12'51.5"E
32T 667669 5231265
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.


Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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108.3 km
62:00 h
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9,763 m
Highest point
3,064 m
Lowest point
936 m


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