The Westfalenhaus (2,273 metres) is a much-visited mountain refuge in Längental/Sellrain in the Stubai Alps, Tirol.
Much-visited base for hiking in the Sellraintal Valley
German Alpine Club, Münster Division
A place where people like to stop, the Westfalenhaus in the Sellraintal Valley is located in an excellent hiking region. It was thoroughly renovated in 2009 and 2010, ensuring that all creature comforts are now catered for. Guest can look forward to being very well looked after in summer and winter, as well enjoying as fabulous views of the Längentalferner glacier and the mighty Lüsener Fernerkogel mountain. The Praxmar - Köllenzeiger – Westfalenhaus high trail is a good hiking tip, as the route has no significant ascents or descents. Beautiful views of the Lüsener Ferner glacier can be enjoyed initially, before opening out in to the Längental Valley. Hikers are also presented with the opportunity to climb the Zischgeles mountain.
How to get to the Westfalenhaus
From Lüsens in Sellraintal along the Sommerweg – summer trail (2.5 hours); from Lüsens in Sellraintal along the Winterweg – winter trail (2.5 hours); from Praxmar in Sellraintal along the Sommerweg – summer trail summer trail (3 hours)
Walks and hikes in the area (walking time to summit)
Münsterhöhe (2,508 metres), 40 minutes, intermediate
Schöntalspitze (3,002 metres), 2.5 hours, difficult
Hoher Seeblaskogel (3,235 metres), 4 hours, difficult (glacier equipment required)
Vordere Grubenwand (3,165 metres), 3.5 hours, difficult
Lüsener Fernerkogel (3,299 metres), 6 hours, difficult
Further huts in the area, long-distance hiking trails
The Westfalenhaus is located on the route of the Sellrain Hut Hike (Stage 2/3).
Much-visited base for hiking in the Sellraintal Valley German Alpine Club, Münster Division A place where people like to stop, the Westfalenhaus…