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  • Grainau, Germany

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    • Gschnitz, Austria

      Hike to the Italian Border

      9.9 mi / 4327.4 ft gain
      The Gschnitz valley is one of my favourite places to hike in Tirol. Not only does it have some absolutely stunning scenery, but I've never experienced crowded trails whenever I've been there. This hike is an extension of another hike I've shared on here, to the Tribulaunhütte. Whilst we did take ...
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    • Gschnitz, Austria

      Hike to the Tribulaunhütte in Gschnitztal

      7.5 mi / 2575.5 ft gain
      The Tribulaun Hütte mountain hut in the Gschnitztal is one of the easiest mountain huts to reach in the area. Leave your car (or take the Post Bus) to the end of the Gschnitztal valley. Just past the car park, the trail up to the Tribulaun hut begins. The trail starts as a wide gravel road that s...
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    • Obernberg am Brenner, Austria

      Hike to the Lichtersee Lake

      8.6 mi / 2198.2 ft gain
      Park at the large car park (paid parking) for the main Obernberg lake, but instead of following the trail to the lake, take the road on the right towards Haus Waldbauer.  At the end of the paved road, a gravel road bends off to the right. Follow this gravel road as it leads you uphill and back al...
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    • Obernberg am Brenner, Austria

      Climb Obernberg Tirol

      Whilst Innsbruck is known for being a top destination for world-class sport climbing, many of the most popular areas can get very busy, especially in the summer months. This summer we discovered the small crag up at Obernberg and it quickly become one of our favourite places to climb. The crag is...
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    • Landeck, Austria

      Hike to the Gepatschferner Glacier Tongue

      4.2 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
      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 Rauhekopfhütte.For the first hour, your are mostl...
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    • Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria

      Maienweg Trail to St Christoph

      3.85 mi / 1818 ft gain
      This demanding, but scenic route ascends from St Anton to St Christoph. Begin in town, following the trail under the Galzigbahn to the Sennhütte. From here, the trail is a bit more gradual as it traverses the valley. Eventually, you'll take a sharp right turn and climb sharply up many switchbacks...
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    • Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria

      Arlenweg Loop

      4.11 mi / 1165 ft gain
      Arlenweg Loop, easily accessible from St Anton, has views aplenty. If you go counter-clockwise, you can start from anywhere in central St Anton and head towards Nasserein. Follow signs for the Arlenweg. The trail climbs through lush forest for a bit before leveling off to traverse the mountainsid...
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    • Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria

      Verwallsee St. Anton am Arlberg Loop

      7.78 mi / 1020 ft gain
      Starting from central St Anton, head west and follow signs for the Rossanaweg. The gravel path will pass under two tunnels, and then continues up the river. Follow signs for Verwallsee. The path climbs at a reasonable grade up the valley, alternating between singletrack trail and gravel paths. Ev...
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    • Schwaz, Austria

      Hike to Olpererhütte in the Austrian Alps

      4.0
      4 mi / 1969 ft gain
      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 trailhead. Mayrhofen is a great village to use as hom...
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    • Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria

      Kaltenberghutte to Konstanzerhutte Loop

      16.45 mi / 3389 ft gain
      I did this loop as a wonderful trail run, although it would also be possible to hike it in a long day, or split it up with a stay at Kaltenberghutte or Konstanzerhutte (book ahead). Starting at St Cristoph (a short bus from the center of St Anton), the trail climbs sharply before leveling out an...
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    • Bayrischzell, Germany

      Hike the Wendelstein Panorama Trail

      6.5 mi / 3543.3 ft gain
      This adventure starts from the Munich Hbf. Catch an early morning 1.5 hour BoB ( Bayerische Oberlandbahn) train to Osterhofen (Oberbay.) Get on the train marked Tegernsee, but be careful, the train splits into 3 parts, so make sure you're on the car that goes to Osterhofen. It's usually the last ...
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