The perfect place …

… to enjoy the high life in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

From a relaxing lunch to après-ski fun, the many mountain huts in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl are the ideal place to take a break from the slopes.

Sample delicious local cuisine accompanied by a glass of fine wine as you look out over the winter wonderland that is the Ötztal Valley.

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl's many mountain huts and bars are spread evenly across the ski area, making it easy to meet up with friends and family throughout the day.

Here are some of the most popular and well-known huts and bars in the region:


Winter in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Hüttengaudi in David's Skihütte


A warm welcome to the Ötztal Valley!

Situated next to the bottom station of the Steinmann-Bahn chairlift, the Zirbenalm lies at 1946 metres above sea level and offers both cosy rooms and a large, sunny terrace to enjoy the traditional dishes on the menu.

Don't miss out on the monday and thursday evenings with live music!

Top Mountain Star in Hochgurgl

Top Mountain Star

Great views and cool drinks

With its unique viewing platform and stylish glass bar, the Top Mountain Star on the Wurmkogel ridge is one of the best vantage points in the Ötztal Valley. On a clear day guests will even see the unmistakeable peaks of the Dolomites over the border in Italy as they enjoy tasty snacks and cool drinks at 3080m.

Tip! Those wanting to throw on a party to remember can hire the Top Mountain Star in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. For more information speak to a member of staff at reception.

Hohe Mut Alm high above the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

Hohe Mut Alm

Eye-to-eye with glaciers

The Hohe Mut Bahn cable car transports guests staying at the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl straight up to the Hohe Mut Alm, one of the most picturesque huts in the region. With the bottom station of the cable car just a matter of metres from the hotel, there is no high-altitude hut in the region that is easier to get to.

Treat yourself to a glass of red wine and admire the incredible views of the mountains and glaciers before clipping into your skis and carving your way back down into the valley.

Doorstep skiing at the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

Edelweiss & Gurgl Bar

Après-ski fun just outside the hotel

Why go far afield in search of après-ski fun when it can be found on your own doorstep? The Edelweiss & Gurgl bar is the perfect place for a relaxing drink. Take off your skis and enjoy a glass of wine in a place where guests of all ages meet up to chat and socialise after a day on the slopes.


The Festkogl Alm

Festkogl Alm

Party atmosphere and great food

Modern dishes and traditional delicacies are on the menu in this cosy hut at 2650 metres above sea level. The culinary creations are matched by the magnificent views, while those looking to get the party started early will find plenty of après-ski fun in the covered outdoor bar.

Tip! Every Tuesday the Festkogl Alm is open from 18:30 until 22:00 for night skiing. Stop off for a snack and a drink before carving your way down under the bright lights and starry sky.

Skihütte am Kirchenkar in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Skihütte am Kirchenkar

Traditional, cosy, genuine

The Skihütte am Kirchenkar in Hochgurgl is a mountain hut straight out of a winter fairytale: dark wood, a roaring open fire, comfy benches and views of the snowy Ötztal Alps from the sunny terrace.

On the menu guests will find traditional Tyrolean fare as well as some classic favourites for youngsters. A great place for families to take a break and enjoy the best of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

The Nederhütte near the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl


Live music to get you dancing!

As you head back down into the valley, why not stop at the Nederhütte hut at the middle station of the Hohe Mut Bahn cable car? Here at 2104m, skiers and snowboarders can start partying long before they reach home at the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl.

Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday there is live music played by none other than the landlord himself – after all, there really is no better way to work up an appetite than by dancing in your ski boots!

Catching some rays at the Wurmkogelhütte


Mountain sun and winter magic

From the self-service restaurant and its cosy tiled stove to the outdoor bar and the large terrace with deckchairs, everything about the Wurmkoglhütte is designed to make guests feel at home as they soak up the sun at 2800m.


The idyllic Schönwieshütte in Obergurgl


Escape the hustle and bustle of the pistes

Skiers and snowboarders looking to get away from the marked runs should head to the Schönwieshütte above the Obergurgl pine forest. The hut is easy to reach, yet offers absolute peace and quiet. Enjoy traditional dishes as your gaze wanders from one mountain to another.

Tip! This cosy hut at the start of the Rotmoostal Valley is also a popular destination for winter hikes. Speak to a member of staff at reception to find out more.


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