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Winter hiking path and sledge run Juifenalm

Above the Lüsen Valley, a side valley near Gries im Sellrain, the Juifenalm is located at a sunny spot straight at the timber line.

In the Lüsen Valley, immediately after the village of Juifenau, a parking space at the beginning of the forest road up to the Juifenalm mountain hut can be found. Through the snowy forest we walk uphill along the forest path (also sledge run). This forest road from the valley up to the mountain hut in winter is reserved for hikers and tobogganists.

In the upper section, the view across the Lüsen Valley becomes better and better. We pass the Jagdhütte (Hunting Lodge) and our destination is not that far anymore. The Juifenalm mountain hut (2,022 m a.s.l.) is located at the slope on a clearing and is a popular rest point. It offers delicious food and a gorgeous view on Mt. Zischgeles (3,004 m a.s.l.), Mt. Rietzer Griesskogel (2,884 m a.s.l.), Mt. Freihut (2,627 m a.s.l.) and the Lampsenspitze peak (2,875 m a.s.l.). And the best comes for last! A fantastic downhill run by sledge until the valley bottom.

Author: AT

Notice: The data indicated refer to the entire route, including return trip, on foot.

alpine pasture hike suited for families difficulty: moderate tobogganing
  • Starting point:
    parking space near Haltschroat/Juifenau, Gries im Sellrain (chargeable)
  • Time required:
    03:10 h
  • Track length:
    10,1 km
  • Altitude:
    from 1.426 m to 1.996 m a.m.s.l.
  • Altitude difference:
    +575 m | -575 m
  • Signposts:
    "Juifenalm"
  • Destination:
    Juifenalm mountain hut (2,022 m a.s.l.)
  • Resting points:
    Juifenalm
  • Recommended time of year:
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

If you want to do this hike, we suggest you to check the weather and trail conditions in advance and on site before setting out.

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