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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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 And we opted to bring harnesses and via ferrata gear Black Diamond Easy RiderPetzl Aspir and gloves for negotiating some of the cable sections.

The entire eight day tour covers 50 miles 80 km and consists of gains of nearly 22, feet 6, m. So, what the heck is hut to hut hiking? The Zillertaler Runde is challenging alpine hiking. Once thing is certain.

Our hoenenweg made negotiating the cable section much easier. This site uses cookies. Physically-demanding high- altitude path that requires surefootedness and a head for heights. The second day to the Furtschagl Haus is an easy 7 hours walk. Since this tour is very popular, you will meet lots of other hikers to share your joys.

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Berliner Trek

The next morning, we arrived and drove from Munich to Mayrhofen, Austria to meet Gerd and Martina who would be joining us for the first couple of days of our hike. Fly Atlanta to Munich, arrive morning of Day 2. We made changes to our original itinerary based on the weather. I would not enjoy climbing down from the Horn in the opposite direction from which we ascended.


Hannah and Daniel, re-united in Hoshenweg. You are commenting using your Twitter account. We paused to enjoy the views and take pictures. 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.

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Trekking the Berliner Höhenweg

After lunch, we cabled down off the Zugspitze and drove to Innsbruck, where we would spend the night in the Altstadt at the excellent Goldener Adler Hotel. Gilgen, Austria, overnight in Ruhpolding Day Stanfords United Kingdom Especially the second part of July and first part of August are busy: But here, in the Alps, we were merely adequate with respect to pace. In June and early July you may need equipment to safely pass snow fields. I walked the uninitiated through this in my prior blog post documenting my hut to hut tour in Pitztal, Austria.

Fly Atlanta to Munich, arrive morning of Day berrliner Day 2: The path is a challenge, not for its difficulty, but because days are very hoheenweg and climbs are strenuous. Ahornbahn back down hoehhenweg Mayrhofen.

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This day, as the previous, counts 6 hours on foot. Technically spoken the trail is a trail, not a hoshenweg, though there are quite a few sections secured with rope and steps.


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So, even though we arrived a day earlier than planned, they had a room for us. Notify me of new posts via email. As an Alpenverein member, you get insurance and discounts at the huts. Start and finish — Finkenberg and Mayrhofen — are very near to each other, so the hike is almost a circle.

Daniel with Zugspitze summit cross in background. Hollenzen 75 A Mayrhofen Tel.: So we took a long steep route down to Ginzling in the valley. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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I thoroughly enjoyed the high alpine hiking and tourism with Daniel. Gilgen, Austria, overnight in Ruhpolding.

Negative Very busy sometimes. This stage is partially exposed and demanding. I booked all the huts in advance via the Zillertal National Park website. I’m intrested in receiving regular updates about offers and news. After we have received your registration, you will get a beriner confirmation. Drinks Ride down on the Ahorn lift Possible extra fee it the minimun numbers of participanst is not reached.