Alpine School
The Alpine school Ortler offers mountaineers and nature enthusiasts a selection of individual tours, courses, climbing weekends and trial climbing for the entire family, as well as equipment rental.

Ski tour to the Düsseldorfer Hütte mountain hut

From Sulden/Solda via Zaytal valley to the Düsseldorfer Hütte hut below the rock face

General description

This tour leads from Sulden via the beautiful Zaytal valley to the Düsseldorfer Hütte mountain hut, located below a rock face at 2,721 m. Enjoy a stunning view of the Ortler’s classic three peaks from the sun terrace.
(Hut is closed in winter.)

Route description
Starting from Sulden, complete a steep ascent to the left past the Zaytal valley and up to the Düsseldorfer Hütte mountain hut located below the rock face. The trail initially heads up somewhat steeply to the left and past the stream, then joins a section of more level terrain. Stay on this trail for nearly 3 hours to reach the Düsseldorfer Hütte mountain hut, located below the rock face at 2,721 m.
description to arrive at destination

From Spondinig/Spondigna via Stilfserjoch pass road SS 38 to Gomagoi, then left to Sulden/Solda. The car park is located opposite the Hotel Post and is around 5 minutes away from the start of the tour. It is approx. 20 km from Spondinig to Sulden.


Parking facilities are available at the car park opposite the Hotel Post.

Public transport

If you would rather not travel to Sulden by car, you also have the option of using public transport. The no. 271 bus will bring you to Sulden in a little over half an hour. The bus stop is located right alongside the Hotel Post.

Safety instructions
Ski tourers should first look at the avalanche danger report and the weather report, then plan their tour to best suit the conditions. You may also need to opt for an alternative tour if this route should prove too dangerous.
No liability can be assumed for any information provided on ski tours, snowshoe hikes, etc.
You must check the snow and weather conditions on site.
For information on the current avalanche conditions:
Tel. +39 0471 270555
Tel. +39 0471 271177
Length 8.5 km
Difficulty medium
Difference in height uphill 1000 hm
Difference in height downhill 899 hm
Difference in height 2711 m
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