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  • Grainau, Germany

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    • Innsbruck, Austria

      Hike to the Summit of the Patschekofel in Innsbruck

      4.5 mi / 951.4 ft gain
      Take the Patscherkofelbahn cable car up to the top station to start this hike. From the top station of the lift you'll see a trail sign for the "Zirbenweg". For the first part of this hike you're going to follow this almost completely flat trail that hugs the side of the mountain.  Stay on this t...
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    • Innsbruck, Austria

      Ski the Summit of the Patscherkofel

      The Patscherkofel in Igls near Innsbruck is the perfect ski area to try ski touring for the first time in a completely safe environment. This ski area offers beginner ski tourers the opportunity to give the sport a try without having to venture out into the backcountry or tour up the crowded pist...
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    • Innsbruck, Austria

      Climb at Goldbichl

      Goldbichl is a small sport climbing area close to the Patscherkofel in Igls that's perfect for beginner climbers, with bolted routes ranging from grade 3 to 6a. The area is extremely easy to find. From the village of Igls, drive towards the village of Patsch (postcode 6082). At the T-junction, yo...
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    • Fulpmes, Austria

      Hike To The Schlicker See In The Stubai Valley

      9.9 mi / 2821.5 ft gain
      In this circular hike starts at the Kreuzjoch top station of the Schlick 2000 gondola and finishes back at the bottom station, meaning that the elevation gain you're hiking is about half of the amount that you'll descend if you follow this particular route. As you exit the lift station, you'll ta...
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    • Fulpmes, Austria

      Explore the Alpin Erlebnispark

      A short walk from the top lift station of Schlick 2000 in the Stubai valley is the "Alpin Erlebnispark". This area is an amazing spot to train your mountain stills in some of the most beautiful scenery in the Stubai valley. Reaching the area is easy. From the lift exit, keep walking straight and ...
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    • Fulpmes, Austria

      Ski at Schlick 2000

      Schlick 2000 is hands down my favourite ski resort in the Innsbruck region. This small and modest resort is often overlooked by many tourists who head straight to the larger nearby Stubai Glacier at the end of the valley. But while Schlick 2000 might be small, not only is it usually quieter than...
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    • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

      Hike to the Franz Senn Hut

      2.2 mi / 1322.2 ft gain
      The hike from the Oberiss Alm mountain pastures to the Franz Senn Hut in the Stubai Valley in Tirol is a wonderful hike for the whole family. The hike starts from the Oberissalm, a remote farmhouse surrounded by alpine meadows. Here you'll find a paid parking area and working farmhouse serving f...
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    • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

      Hike & Overnight Stay at the Innsbrucker Hütte

      13.7 mi / 4511.2 ft gain
      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 the car in the village of Neder at the gravel parkin...
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    • Bad Hindelang, Germany

      Hike up to Lake Schrecksee

      5.0
      10.6 mi / 4160.1 ft gain
      Lake Schrecksee lies squeezed in the Bavarian Alps and is well signposted from the trailhead. Especially during summer this location is popular as a swim in the alpine lake will cool you off!To get there drive towards Hinterstein in the Allgaeu region. Follow the small main street until there is ...
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    • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

      Hike to the Suzlenau Hut in the Stubai Valley

      9.3 mi / 2168.6 ft gain
      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 this route from the Grawa Alm at the foot of the Graw...
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    • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

      Hike to the Mutterberger See Lake in Stubai

      5.3 mi / 2624.7 ft gain
      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 arriving by bus, this is the very last bus stop on ...
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    • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

      Ski on Stubai Glacier

      Stubai Glacier is the largest and highest ski area in the Stubai Valley, just outside Innsbruck in Tirol. Stubai is the perfect ski area for the whole family, and for beginners and advanced skiers, as there really is something for everyone. For kids and beginners, you've got a huge beginner are...
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    • Mutterbergalm, Austria

      Hike to the Hildersheimer Hut on the Stubai Glacier

      2.1 mi / 721.8 ft gain
      This short hike is a great mini tour when you want to get up high without a whole lot of effort but enjoy some stunning glacier views. The hike to the Hildersheimer Hut is a high altitude tour on the Stubai glacier, that if done during the summer months from the top station of the Schaufeljochbah...
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    • Stans, Austria

      Hike the Wolfsklamm Canyon

      3.7 mi / 1148.3 ft gain
      The Wolfsklamm is a narrow and rocky canyon just outside the village of Stans in Tirol, just 20 minutes from the city of Innsbruck. There are a few free parking areas in the village with signposts to the start of the trail up the canyon. I've marked the one we used as the trailhead for this hike....
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    • Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

      Stubai High Trail Section 4 - Hike from the Sulzenau Hut to the Dresdener Hut

      2.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
      We spent the night before this hike at the Sulzenau hut, and woke up early to watch the sunrise over the glacier, which I highly recommend. From the Sulzenau hut, follow the trail as it rises gradually up the valley floor towards the Sulzenau Ferner Glacier. On the route you'll follow a gushing s...
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    • Gschnitz, Austria

      Hike to the Lapones Alm

      1.1 mi / 508.5 ft gain
      The Laponesalm hike is an easy family-friendly hike in the stunning Gschnitz valley in Tirol, Austria. Park the car at the paid parking at the end of the valley, and follow the asphalt road which is signposted towards the Lapones Alm. After about 15-20 minutes of walking, you'll come to a bridg...
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