Hochstein Hütte, managed by the Lienz section of the Austrian Alpine Club, is an ideal and very popular refreshment stop for ski tourers, skiers and hikers and provides a superb view to the Schober group, the Kreuzeck group, the Lienz Dolomites and the Lienz valley floor.

The most important at a glance

altitude meters uphill
1030 m
highest point
2020 m
4.181 km
altitude meters downhill
1027 m
starting point:
Lienz, valley station Hochsteinbahn
destination point:
hut, Hochsteinhütte
best season:

altitude profile

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Current weather conditions

10 °C


From Lienz to the car park, at Hochsteinbahn valley station, take the Schlossbergbahn to the Moosalm and from there proceed via the Russenweg (signposted path) up to Hochsteinhütte.


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