The 50 mile (80 km) trek is known to Germans as the Berliner Höhenweg and to Brits as the Zillertal Rucksack Route. The entire tour takes eight. Zillertaleralpen – Berliner Höhenweg – Hut-to-Hut (revised ) is a multiday high alpine tour in the Zillertaleralpen, following the Berliner. On the Berliner Höhenweg, mountain hikers can hike through genuine Alpine history. In the middle of the 19th century, the Zillertal was a hotbed of mountain.

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Moleskin offered only temporary relief as it would soon betliner and start shifting around in our socks. Guides and maps File: We were very fortunate to experience dry, sunny weather throughout most of our vacation. Gerd and I slept in the Matratzenlager.

It is still a walk, not a climb. The trail connects seven mountain huts at heights between and m. You are commenting using your WordPress. Notify me of new posts via email.

Each day consists of 5 — 10 hours of hoehenwegg through various alpine environments including: The video is 1 hour, 20 minutes long, which admittedly makes it difficult to digest for the casual viewer. Gilgen Now three, we drove to Salzburg and toured the old city and the fortress. Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, drive to Ruhpolding. This section is as busy as it is beautiful and you might find yourself in a deadlock hiehenweg other walkers going up and down.


In the remote villages and huts of Austria, cash is not only king, but is often the only form of payment accepted. After the hut to hut hiking, we toured Austria and Bavaria for several days to visit various essential tourist destinations.

After lunch, we cabled down off the Zugspitze and berlinerr to Innsbruck, where we would spend the night in the Altstadt at the excellent Goldener Adler Hotel. The check-in process was personally managed and very friendly. Negative Very busy sometimes. Vast views of the mountain scenery and its glaciers are awaiting mountain hikers as is wonderful insight into the natural beauty of this high Alpine landscape.

The remaining balance will be due on-site at the beginning of the tour. Slopes can be steep.

Zillertaler Runde / Berliner Höhenweg Hut to Hut Hiking in Tirol, Austria | Bodamer Blog

The Hohenwegs should only be attempted in ideal weather conditions. Daniel on the moraine. All this heat was highly unusual and much hpehenweg the clothing in our packs was therefore un-needed, but still required because conditions can change rapidly in the mountains. Once thing is certain.

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We made changes to our original itinerary based on the weather. We paused to enjoy the views and take pictures. Fly back to Atlanta. So, what the heck is hut to hut hiking? Start and finish — Finkenberg and Mayrhofen — are very near to each hooehenweg, so the hike is almost a circle.


Trekking the Berliner Höhenweg

The second day to the Furtschagl Haus is an easy 7 hours walk. Our abridged tour gave us an extra day to explore the valleys of the Zillertal. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Later in the tour, we learned of a British product called Compeed.

Fixed cables provide security on the way around the near vertical buttress and difficult sections that form the Elsenklamm gorge. Kettlebell, I’m Lovin’ It. From there, we walked 2. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: While hiking up, in the heat, it was impossible to keep our socks and feet dry. Tour Salzburg and St.

In the middle of the 19th century, the Zillertal was a hotbed of mountain climbing, and Ginzling was the mountaineering village of that time. Despite the bsrliner slow going on the boulder fields, we were making very good time.

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