Top Adventures in Austria

  • Explore the Hochschwab in Styria/Austria

    Start hiking at a tavern called “Bodenbauer” which is located at the very end of the little village St. Ilgen, which is in Styria, a state of Austria.Start by hiking towards and then crossing the Trawiesbach (a little stream). Conitnue past the “H...

  • Hike along Highline179

    Hike to this amazing 376 foot high suspension bridge that spans 1329 feet across the a valley in the beautiful mountainous Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps. The bridge spans the B179 highway, connecting the old Roman Fort Claudia and the 700 year...

    1.2 miles 400 ft gain

  • Hike to Olpererhütte in the Austrian Alps

    Austria’s Zillertal Valley is a spectacular region of the Alps offering a plethora of hiking options. Locals as well as tourism hosts overwhelmingly recommended Olpererhütte! From Mayrhofen, a public transit bus delivers hikers directly to the tra...

    4 miles 1969 ft gain

  • Hike to the Gepatschferner Glacier Tongue

    Once you pass the toll station for the Kauntertal Glacier Road, you keep following the road past the reservoir and up to the waterfall and climbing garden. This is where you park the car and start the hike, following the signs for route 902 to the...

    4.2 miles 1640.4 ft gain

  • Hike & Overnight Stay at the Innsbrucker Hütte

    Because the Innsbrucker Hütte sits on a ridge between two valleys, it can be reached from two sides; from the Gschnitz Valley or from the Stubai Valley. We chose to take the slightly longer (but less steep) route from the Stubai side. We parked th...

    13.7 miles 4511.2 ft gain

  • Hike to the Suzlenau Hut in the Stubai Valley

    The Sulzenau Hut is a popular destination for hikers in the Stubai Valley in Tirol. There are a few different routes to approach the hut, but for this adventure, we took the route that follows the WildWater Trail (WilderWasser Weg). We started thi...

    9.3 miles 2168.6 ft gain

  • Hike to Blaue Lacke (Blue Lake)

    The trail starts at Bruggeralm, a mountain hut above the town of Jochberg. Note that the hut is usually closed in June because of the low footfall. In July, Tuesdays are rest days.  The trail starts off as a gravel path. You will pass another moun...

    8.2 miles 2286.7 ft gain

  • Hike Kapuzinerberg

    Starting at the Platzl (at the State Bridge) walk up Linzergasse, through the Franciscan Gate to Stefan Zweig Weg. The steep climb up the Kapuzinerberg is lined by stations of the cross chapels.Walk through the Felix Gate (1632) past the Paschinge...

    2.8 miles 492.1 ft gain

  • Hike to the Mutterberger See Lake in Stubai

    The hike starts from the bottom of the Gamsgarten cable car lift station at the Stubai Glacier, so it's best to park in the highest car park. (Most cars park at the lower Eisgrat cable car so the upper car park should be fairly quiet). If you're a...

    5.3 miles 2624.7 ft gain

  • Hike Around Each Stop of the Nordkettenbahnen

    The Nordkettenbahnen starts in the town center area of Innsbruck and takes you first to Alpenzoo and then to an end stop. These first two stops are on a funicular. Once you get to the end of the funicular, you will then transfer to the actual bahn...

    0.5 miles

  • Backcountry Ski Pillsteinhöhe

    Right off the parking lot this trail starts with full immersion in Austria's beautiful country side. At roughly 2,800 ft the first challenge is crossing Weißenbach (creek) on a one person bridge. Across it the first meadow features three old cotta...

    5.56 miles 1970 ft gain

  • Hike to Sintersbacher Waterfall

    The trail begins with an uphill on gravel through the forest, with the Sintersbach river to your left. The trail is shaded until it reaches the Sintersbacher waterfall. There is a bridge which will take you to the other side of the river, where th...

    6.2 miles 2030.8 ft gain

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