The summit of the Garklerin mountain, © Tirol Werbung/Jannis Braun
The summit of the Garklerin mountain, © Tirol Werbung/Jannis Braun

Summit Hike
Tribulaunhütte - Garklerin (2,470 m)

Mighty, majestic and magnificent, the craggy peaks of the Stubai Alps at the end of the Gschnitztal Valley are a sight to behold. This hike leads up to the top of one of them, the easily accessible Garklerin at 2,470 metres in altitude. The trail to the top of this beautiful mountain leads above the Sandesbach stream through forests and across meadows to the Tribulaunhütte at the foot of the mighty Ttibulaun massif. The hike begins in the village of Gschnitz (1,281 metres) at the end of the valley.

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Starting point  

Gasthof Feuerstein, Gschnitztal

Hike to

Tribulaunhütte, Garklerin

Finishing point

Gasthof Feuerstein, Gschnitztal

Mountain chain

Stubai Alps

Length

16.8 km

Approximate hiking time

8h

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

intermediate (red mountain trails)

Altitude

2,470m 1,281m

Elevation uphill 1,183m
Vertical metres downhill 1,183m

Fitness level

Technique

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* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.

Public transport

  • Accessible using public transport

Parking

Parking near the Gasthof Feuerstein, at the end of the official public road

 

Places serving food & drink

  • Tribulaunhütte (open December until April and June until October)
  • Gasthof Feuerstein in Gschnitz

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Trail description

This challenging but beautiful hike begins at the Gasthof Feuerstein guesthouse at the end of the Gschnitztal Valley. Follow trail 127 through a steep section of forest until the terrain flattens near the Außersandesalm (1,498 metres). East of the Sandesbach stream, continue all the way to the edge of the forest heading uphill. You will then pass the Valtißalm (1,663 metres) before reaching the Tribulaunhütte (2,064 metres), a mountain hut perched high above the end of the valley. Stop here for a snack and a drink before continuing in a large arc along the foot of the Pflerscher Tribulaun (3,097 metres) and the Gschnitzer Tribulaun (2,946 metres) as well as the Goldkappl (2,793 metres) mountains. It is then time to head north, up onto the grassy ridge (2,259 metres). This is where the ascent to the top of the Garklerin begins. From the top of the peak you can enjoy fine views of the north-facing slopes of the Pflerscher Tribulaun and the Gschnitzer Tribulaun as well as the shimmering glaciers in the distance and the towering Feuerstein mountain (3,268 metres).

The descent leads back down the same narrow mountain path to the grassy ridge, then down left along the western side of the Sandbach river into the valley to the starting point at the Gasthof Feuerstein.  

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Your destination address: Gschnitz 30, Gschnitz

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