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From the Darmstädter hut to the Niederelbe hut

Stage 7: the “Advokatenweg” and the “Hoppe-Seyler-Weg” trail

More than half of the Paznaun High Route lies behind you! And still, there’s one route after the next! More unforgettable views, new experiences and a feeling of utmost freedom up in the mountains await you at stage 7 of this long-distance hiking route at the Tyrolean Paznaun! 

Details about the stage from the Darmstädter to the Niederelbe hut 

  • walking time: 5.5 hours
  • distance: 9 kilometres 
  • difference in altitude – ascent: 1,000 metres
  • difference in altitude – descent: 1,100 metres 
  • level of difficulty: difficult 
  • options for a stop: Darmstädter hut, Niederelbe hut 

You would like to find out more about the classification of the stages and the hiking trails in and around Ischgl? Read more about the easy, moderately difficult and difficult hiking routes at the Paznaun! 

Route: from the Darmstädter hut to the Niederelbe hut 

  • starting point is the Darmstädter hut at 2,384 metres above sea level 
  • then you’ll continue over boulders and gravel along the “Advokatenweg” trail through the posterior Kartell 
  • a two-hours-long steep descent leads you up to the Schneidjöchl between the Saumspitz and Seeköpfen at 2,842 metres above sea level
  • from there, the “Hoppe-Seyler-Weg” leads you into the Vergrößkar and on a narrow path further on to a mountain shelter – the Kieler Wetterhütte hut
  • an alpine descent – with fixed-rope passages – lead you down to the Niederelbe hut 

Stage details as a download 

Download the route description via GPX Track onto your smartphone or tablet and find out more about stage 7. 

Download: GPX Track Paznaun High Route – all stages
Download: GPX Track Paznaun High Route – stage 7 
Checklist Long-distance hiking (PDF-Download)

Lookout points and interesting facts about stage 7 

  • The Kieler Wetterhütte hut is a mountain shelter and has two sleeping places in case of an emergency.
  • Especially the last part of the hike leads through high-alpine terrain. Falling rocks should be expected! So please watch the hillsides above you and wear a helmet just in case. 

Well-prepared for the hiking adventure! 

Because it’s just more fun when you’re well-prepared! Have a look at the checklist for long-distance hikes and start the next stage of the Paznaun High Route perfectly prepared! 

You’re only a few clicks away from hiking fun at the Paznaun in Tyrol! Plan your next active holiday in Ischgl right away and start getting excited! Book your active hiking holiday now!