A very small village of Tyrol is, Fulpmes. Schickralm Hut and Kreuzjoch pass are all around it. The beautiful Stubaidal valley is also present here. Let us see the details and the fun fact about these places one by one.
Hiking from Schlickeralm Hut to Kreuzjoch Pass
Let us first see how to reach here. You have to take the Kreuzjoch Cable car from Stubaital Valley in Fulpmes. The car will carry you to Bruggeralm pasture. From here, the path which is going to north direction will lead you to a small lakeside. It will take 30 minutes to reach there.
You can see the amazing manifestation of Kalkkoegel peaks on the lake. Along with the way of Erlebnisweg Schlickeralm, you will see the Schlickeralm alpine pasture after 15 minutes of walking. From this place, you can see the beautiful creations of the earth like Stubai Glacier, Tux Alps, Kalkkoegel mountains, Karwendel mountain chain.
Hiking from Telfes Meadows to Mutters
There is a road which is going through Fulpmes towards Telfes in Stubaital valley. After walking a little bit, first downhill and then an uphill through a forest. You can see now Telfer Wiesen train station on your left side. Following this road further will lead you to the Meadows.
Your eyes will stick to the beautiful and decorated village of Mutter. The village is situated at the top of Innsbruck’s Basin. This hiking experience will be very comfortable for you to compare to others. This 15 km long way, you can over in just 3 hours.
Disc Trail at Schlick
Another hiking place is present at the bottom of the Kalkkoegel mountains in Stubaital valley. This place is about 20 km from Innsbruck. There is a special wooden companion, named Schlick Disc Trail. Though there are so many other attractions are available too like Stubaiblick viewing platform and various interactive stations.
There are special arrangements are available for the children like a zoo, an adventure playground, and a swimming pool. You can see a channel beside while you walking on the road and you have to roll that disc on it perfectly. You have to be aware it never touches the ground. This is a unique concept of hiking.
TreeHouse at Stubai
Just adventurous like Disc Trail. On the way of hiking to Schlick, you will come across a beautiful combination of nature with trees. This is an adventurous world where trees are our roof and the whole forest is the floor. This treehouse path runs through the 5000 sqm forest area. It will take 2 hours to complete this journey through the forest. You will be provided a map of this journey.
A total of seven treehouses are there. If you do a comparison of those seven treehouses, you will know the variety present within them. Dwarf Treasure chamber, Dwarf Playground, Dwarf Kitchen, Dwarf Bedroom, Dwarf Pointed Cap, Dwarf Music Room, and Dwarf parlor are the name of those 7 tree houses. So go and explore them.
Hiking at Pinnisalm Mountain Hut
This hiking route starts from Pinnistal valley and the way is leading to Issenanger Alm. The trail is leading upwards to the Pinnistal stream from side to side shady gorge. The track is going side by side the shady gorge where the Pinnisbach stream flows. If you follow that path thoroughly then after some time you will reach the junction named the Herzeben Almwirt tavern.
Travel some more kilometers and you can see the Issenanger tavern. From here Issenanger Valley starts to be wide as well as the path. Afterward, you have a walk through the valley towards Pinnisalm-Karam. Nature has decorated the valley with wild forests and meadows to attract visitors.
It will take almost 2 hours to pass the way to reach Pinnisalm mountain hut and on the way, you will see the monument of Gespaltener Stein. There are facilities available to complete your lunch. It will better for you that you must return after some rest. It is also possible to take the “Pinnis Shuttle” taxi is a specialty of this area which helps you to reach your starting point.
Hiking at Innsbrucker Hütte
Pinnies shuttle taxi will help you to reach the starting point and takes you to Neustift in the Stubai Valley through the way of Karalm mountain hut. It will take 2.5 hours to reach your destination on foot. The destination path is described here. The path no. 123 begins after passing the path of the south-eastern slope which is sharply uphill. This place is a very popular hiking place among all. It is about 3277 m high.
From this location, you can see the sight of the Habicht and the Pinnistal valley. After walking for 1.5 hours, we pass the Pinnisjoch ridge and go to the surface of the Gschnitztal valley. The Innsbrucker Hütte mountain hut is in some distance from the location you are in now. In the face of some clouds, you can have a superior view on the front side of Tribulaun Group.
The beautiful sight of the meadows of the Affair-Alm which is located small distance is also can be seen from here. After spending some time at the hut, you must keep on your hiking. 20 minutes will need to reach the Alfairsee lake. Due to the presence of a rocky environment, you need to cross this area with special care. The beautiful reflection of clouds, sky, and huge mountain can be seen on the lake which will encourage the photographer inside you.
Rafting and Canyoning
Rafting and canyoning are so much enthusiastic sport among the traveler who loves to face dare. So if you are a wild water sportsman then Tyrol offers you the best water sports event in Fulpmes. As you know there are so many rivers and currents are crossing through Fulpmes, so the adventure will be so memorable.
These sports need not only control and staying power but also high stability with a nerve tracking balance and daring. If you have never tried this then you have missed a great adventure in your life.
In Fulpmes there are so many clubs to offer you sports. You can try this out on steady water with the help of a guide. And if you are an expert then this is the best place to show your real power. Here I am giving some of the names where you can enjoy this ride.
Those are GetWet Outdoor Adventures, Angerberg, Trenker Tours – Outdoor Trips, Vacancia Outdoor Tirol, Feelfree Touristik Outdoor Erlebnis, H2O – Adventure Homebase, Area 47, Lemming Tours – Outdoorzentrum Imst, Natursport Tirol – Erlebnisclub Tuxertal and so many.
Climbing Gyms and Training
Those who love to do climbing or hiking in the mountains need to fit the muscles all the time. Tyrol offers you Indoor climbing gyms; boulder gyms and WC examined tracks. And this is why there are 100 gyms are open to offering the public the best climbing experience.
Trivoli Climbing Centre is popular in Tyrol and the specialty of this arena is you can do it until you are tired. The space is wide open and about 1200 sq m wide to enjoy yourself. You have a great opportunity to explore new tracks also.
MTB Trip during the Pinnistal valley
Near the village of Neder of Neustift, the Pinnistal valley spread its branches from the Stubai Valley in the direction of the south. The asphalted road is put back by gravel. The alpine way gets a sheer lope of about 15% from km 2 to 3 km.
In the morning you can have the fun of cycling through the thin ways of the valley and the shades of the gorge of the Serleskamm will amaze you. The meadow glade can be established at the Herzeben Almwirt and the right away subsequent Issenanger Mountain Hut. Here the mountain hut becomes widespread.
The amazing sight of the Pinnishbach stream with so many valleys like Wasenwand, Hammerspitze, Kirchdachspitze, and Ilmspitze. After crossing gestalten Stein you will reach the Pinnisalm mountain hut which is 1,560 m high.
The way is again steeper, after walking on 1.6 km we reach the Karalm mountain hut. At this point, the road and the MTB trail has ended. Green pastures are situated exactly down to this place which is known as Habicht. Herzen, Issenanger, Pinnisalm, and Karalm these four places are formed by nature. This place is covered with wild forest which gives the perfect thrill to look down here.
Stubaital High Rope Training
If you are eager to feel the thrill on the mountain climbing this adventurous ride is for you. So many adventure parks are available here to offer you the best experience in your life in the Stubaital valley or commonly known as Stubaier Waldhochseilpark. They will teach you various tricks to face climbing problems.
Pending bridges, flying fox and other exciting adventures are available here. 13 different pieces of training featuring of 130 other things which give diversity. A day with the family can be spent in the rope training center and trust me you can feel the excitement. Not only the fun is with rope climbing sessions because when you look down then you will see amazing educational tracks on the combination of lives on the way.
A playground for children is also there. While you are going on an adventure then they need to spend their time too and this is why there is Kraxl Hütte. There are parks and places to spend time with your special friend also. An adventure like rope climbing does not only give you the Goosebumps but also helps you to build your muscle strength.
Stubai Glacier skiing Area
The Stubai Glacier is the only skiing arena that will lift you to 3500 m. The features available there take you to 65 km of perfectly arranged slopes which is covered with snow. The month of October to June is the best time to spend in Wilde Grube. 3000 m long, the Eisgrat mountain station has a Restaurant named Schaufelspitz.
This is the highest epicure restaurant in the Alps. It is also close to the Stubai Ice Cave. This cave is famous for the view in both summer and winter. Stubai Glacier has won the award of “TOP child- and family-friendly skiing area in the Alps” due to presenting a perfect combination of the child as well as adult features. Both of them can feel the same enjoinment here.
There are so many offers like Big family fun parks and others to encourage the children as well as the parent to participate in this adventure together. Snowpark DC Stubai Zoo is there to entertain the snowboarders. Apart from this, there are other places available for snowboarders are the FIS Freeski World Cup Stubai.
Snow card Tyrol has more than 90 arenas in Tyrol. The Freizeitticket Tyrol has 32 skiing arenas and other free time features in Tyrol. The SKI plus CITY Pass has 13 skiing arenas all around Innsbruck and through the Stubaital valley. These places are previously known as Olympia SkiWorld Innsbruck and also the “White 5″ ski pass. White 5 Ski pass has 5 glacial skiing areas all over the Tyrol. The names are Kaunertal, Pitztal, Stubai, Sölden and Hintertux Glacier.
Schlick Skiing Region
While you enter the Stubaital valley, you can see there is the Schlick 2000 skiing area. This skiing region offers 24 km of amazing slopes for skiing which comprises a speed trail. The Kreuzjochbahn cable cars are available there to carry you to the Fulpmes. The skiing areas are available for the little ones as well as there is the availability of Big Ron’s Kinderland of the Stubai Ski School. Due to presence in the Tyrol region which is itself a skiing area and the world of beautiful valleys, so Fulpmes has the touch of this beauty. Deciding to spend valuable time with your loved one here is not bad at all. Enjoy the fun of your life in the Fulpmes.
Featured hotels Fulpmes, Austria
Room rates from: € 40.00
Hotel Hubertus is a small and inviting hotel with 23 elegant en-suite rooms, housed in a welcoming historic building from the beginning of the 20th century. It is situated in the centre of Fulpmes – a picturesque alpine village at the foot of the Schlick 200 Ski Zone in Stubaital, Tyrol, Austria. The property’s Pavillon Restaurant serves delicious specialties from the traditional local cuisine and a good choice of popular international dishes. The establishment features a wellness area with indoor swimming pool, free public parking space, ski room, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access in all accommodations and cozy dining rooms, designed in original Tyrolean style, where breakfast is served every morning.
Room rates from: € 65.00
Adlerpension is a small and intimate, family owned and operated 3 star hotel, situated in the very centre of Fulpmes, at the foot of the Schlick 2000 ski area. It has 15 en-suite guestrooms, featuring welcoming Tyrolean decoration, tasteful furniture and a full range of modern comforts. All of them have private balconies with breathtaking panoramic views of the Stubai Glacier and the magnificent mountain scenery, surrounding the property. The pension has free Wi-Fi connection in all public and private spaces, private car parking and a small wellness centre with indoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium, massages and steam bath. The on-site restaurant serves outstanding local cuisine.
Guest House Bruggerhof
Room rates from: € 42.00
Bruggerhof is a small and intimate Tyrolean guest house with a splendid panoramic location, close to the town centre of Fulpmes, commanding inspiring views to the Stubai Glacier. There is a stop of the free ski bus right outside the property, providing quick connection to the excellent ski facilities of the nearby Schlick 2000 Resort. On-site services include a cozy restaurant, serving buffer breakfast and tempting local dishes for dinner, Wi-Fi Internet access point, private parking, ski storage. All 17 guestrooms have private bathrooms, elegant seating area with sofa bed and their own balconies with sweeping mountain views.
Room rates from: € 42.00
Hotel Eschenhof is a small and welcoming 3 star establishment, enjoying a picturesque panoramic location right next to the local cross-country ski run and just steps from the centre of Fulpmes. All 18 en-suite guest rooms and apartments have private south-facing balconies with amazing views of the Stubai Glacier. Free ski bus provides quick and easy access to the Schlick 2000 ski area. Facilities include an on-site restaurant, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet connection in the entire property, panoramic terrace, private parking space, sauna, solarium, ski storage and table tennis. Accommodations are spacious (from 25 to 45 m2) and tastefully appointed with comfortable furniture and modern amenities.