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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Berliner Trek

So we periodically had to stop and air out our boots, socks and wrinkly feet. It was somewhat cloudy, but still a rewarding experience.

Rainier NP] 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 [Pitztaler Runde] 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 From my initial booking request, to receiving the packet in the mail, took just over a month to complete. The entire trip is documented in a video you can find at the bottom of this post.

The Zillertal Alps form the border with Italy.

Each day consists of 5 — 10 hours of hiking through various alpine environments including: Fly back to Atlanta. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Once thing is certain. In the remote villages and huts of Austria, cash is not only king, but is often the only form of payment accepted.


Drive from Munich to Mayrhofen, Austria. This section is as busy as it is beautiful and you might find yourself in a deadlock with other walkers going up and down.

The next morning, we got up early and drove back to the Munich airport for our return flight to Atlanta. After the hut to hut hiking, we toured Austria and Bavaria for several days to visit various essential tourist destinations.

As a general rule, the time estimates provided by the trail signage proved unobtainable for us. The swim in the Schwarzsee. Hollenzen 75 A Mayrhofen Tel.: The check-in process was personally managed and very friendly. All this heat was highly unusual and much of the clothing in our packs was therefore un-needed, but still required because conditions can change rapidly in the mountains.

The Book Depository United Kingdom We were exhausted by the hoenenweg we arrived in Ginzling. Just a note about money. Gilgen, Austria, overnight in Ruhpolding Day And we opted to bring harnesses and via ferrata gear Black Diamond Easy RiderPetzl Aspir and gloves for negotiating some of the cable sections. I pledge allegiance to the flag… of Furtschaglhaus. Drive to Munich, tour Altstadt, overnight in Munich.

Please fill out the following form as completely as possible and use the comment berliher for your individual requests. Guides and maps File: Later in the tour, we learned of a British product called Compeed.

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A friendly group offered us beriner to try and these did prove more resilient than the moleskin under those hot conditions.

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The Zugspitze is the highest mountain in Germany. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Afterwards, we drove herliner a side valley up to Hintertux. You should register as early as possible to reserve your desired date.

This day, as the previous, counts 6 hours on foot. Since this tour is very popular, you will meet lots of other hikers to share your joys. This stage is partially exposed and demanding.

Hiking Berliner Trek |Mountain Sports Zillertal – Mountain Sports Zillertal

The Hohenwegs should only be attempted in ideal weather conditions. In the middle of the 19th century, the Zillertal was a hotbed of berlinner climbing, and Ginzling was the mountaineering village of that time.

As you approach the summit, fixed cables are available for safety. After we have received your berliber, you will get a written confirmation. Late July through early September is the best opportunity for non-technical hiking in the Austrian Alps.

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