Julius Payer Hut / Rifugio Julius Payer
Payer Hut is located in South-Tyrol the autonomous province of Italy. It was built by the section Prag of the German and Austrian Mountain Club in 1875. The Owner of the hut is now the CAI Mailand / Milano (Club Alpino Italiano). Payer hut is situated on the exposed North-Ridge of Ortler also known as Tabarettakamm (Tabaretta-Ridge). The hut is the origin for the Ortler on the normal route which takes round about 4 hours to the summit. The hut was named after Knight Julius von Payer an officer and mountaineer born 1842 and died 1915. He made the first ascent of Adamello in 1864 and together with his guide Josef Pinggera several first ascents like Cevedale, Vertainspitze or Monte Zebru. In 1872/74 Payer went on a expedition to the North Pole.
Julius-Payer-Hütte 46°31.666 N 010°32.594 O 3029m
|From Sulden||3:00 hours|
|From K2||2:00 hours|
|From Trafoi||4:00 hours|
The ascent to Payer hut is for many hikers not a stopover but an objective to see Ortler from a closer perspective. You need no special gear to reach Julius-Payer-hut on the normal route. The path is well build but make aware that you hike in an elavation of 3.000m and the weather can change very quickly. Hiking-sticks could be useful. You can also reach Julius-Payer-hut from Tabaretta-hut by Via Ferrata, so you need harness and via-ferrata-device.
|Owner:||CAI /Mailand / Milano|
|Open:||From July to mid September|
|Rentner:||Hermann Wöll - Kompatscher Str. 7 - 39025 Naturns (BZ)|
|Fon hut:||Italy 0473613010|
|Fon valley:||Italy 0473666372|
Routes from Payer hutThe Payer hut is origin for only one big ascent. It is the normal route to the Ortler on the Tabarettakamm the North Ridge of Ortler. It is an very serious ascent with rocky parts at Tschierfeckwandl (III-) and parts of glacier and crevasses at "Ortlerplatt". Here you can find the full description of the route "Normal Route - Tabaretta Ridge".
|K2-Lift-Talstation:||46°31.552 N||010°35.127 O||1859m|
|K2-Lift-Bergstation:||46°31.151 N||010°34.621 O||2291m|
|Tabarettahütte:||46°31.801 N||010°33.050 O||2557m|
|Julius-Payer-Hütte:||46°31.666 N||010°32.594 O||3020m|
|End of Tschierfleckwandl:||46°31.313 N||010°32.480 O||3163m|
|Lombardi-Biwak:||46°31.108 N||010°32.483 O||3316m|
|Ortler summit:||46°30.543 N||010°32.695 O||3905m|
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