The Patscherkofelhaus (1,970 metres above sea level) is a well known mountain refuge hut and hotel at Innsbruck’s local mountain, the Patscherkofel in the Tux Alps, Tirol.
Mountain refuge hut with Olympic fame
Austrian Alpine Association, Section Tourist Club Innsbruck
Stage of the Eagle Walk
The appealing „Baldy“ Mount Patscherkofel is the local mountain for the provincial capital of Innsbruck, famous for its impressive skiing history. The city’s sporting aptitude is best demonstrated by the fact that it was twice host to the Winter Olympics as well as the Youth Olympics. Its excellent infrastructure for ski and mountain sports enthusiasts includes the Patscherkofelbahn cable car and the Patscherkofelhaus, which is open all year round. It is also suitable as a base for multi-day trips, as well as a welcoming place to stop for refreshments whilst out and about on an excursion or ski day. The hut restaurants offers excellent food, the rooms are roomy and comfortable, the sun terrace is spacious and the views are amazing.
Well known surrounding mountain: The Glungezer, which is connected to the Patscherkofel by the Zirbenweg (Pine Stone Trail), a beautiful trail that is well worth walking.
Ascent to the Patscherkofelhaus
With the Patscherkofelbahn cable car, Igls base terminal (15 minutes); Igls-Patsch bus stop.