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Diving into mountain adventure in the Pitztal valley

Diving into mountain adventure in the Pitztal valley

Hiking Collection by Pitztal

11

Tours

47:53 h

71.1 mi

22,200 ft

It is something very special - the Tyrolean Pitztal valley, which hides between the Ötztal and Kaunertal valleys: on 380 kilometre of hiking trails, gigantic waterfalls, the highest mountain lake in Tyrol, icy glacier areas and far-reaching views in the postcard motif await you. No matter whether you decide for the high alpine challenges with unforgettable panoramic views or for a leisurely alpine hike, where enjoyment comes first. In the hiking areas at the Hochzeiger, Rifflsee and Pitztaler Gletscher you will find comfortable lifts for ascent and descent. This way you and your whole family can breathe high alpine air. If you prefer to explore the seclusion of the mountain world without a lift, the Pitztal valley offers plenty of opportunities for hiking and mountaineering too.

With our eight varied tours you will surely find the right hike. Everyone as he likes' is the motto of the Pitztal Valley and also an ideal guide for hikers in the most beautiful side valley of the Eastern Alps.

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  • Difficult
    07:50
    11.9 mi
    1.5 mph
    4,500 ft
    3,825 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Pitztaler Almenweg finds the perfect balance between enjoyment and physical activity. It connects five idyllic mountain pastures: Söllberg (1,849 meters), Mauchele (1,850 meters), Neuberg (1,920 meters), Tiefental (1,880 meters) and Arzler Alm (1,875 meters) and the Kaunergrathütte (2,817 meters

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  • Difficult
    09:55
    13.0 mi
    1.3 mph
    5,925 ft
    5,200 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The second section of the Pitztaler Almenweg starts in St. Leonhard and leads you to just over 20 kilometers to the Kaunergrathütte, which serves as a night accommodation. Since you are going up 1,800 vertical meters on this day, you should start early. After a steep and strenuous start, after about

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  • Difficult
    06:08
    8.09 mi
    1.3 mph
    3,925 ft
    3,925 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The hike from Plangeross to the Kaunergrathütte is certainly one of the most scenic of the Pitztal. Nevertheless, you should keep your eyes down most of the time, as it sometimes gets very steep. After the last piece over loose boulders, you will have a fantastic view from the highest hut in the Ötztal

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  • Intermediate
    02:09
    3.96 mi
    1.8 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Just over seven kilometers long, Luis Trenker Steig is regarded as a classic in the Pitztal. Whether relaxed with the family or in a fast run for ambitious hikers. On the approximately two and a half hours walk you will experience the wild, original nature of the valley from its most beautiful side.

    

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  • Difficult
    03:36
    4.68 mi
    1.3 mph
    1,800 ft
    1,775 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The start of this tour is in Jerzens, where you take the Hochzeiger gondola lift that will take you comfortably to the middle station. On a distance of almost seven kilometers, one thing awaits you above all: a dreamlike panorama. Over the Ferdinand-Wohlfarter-Steig you will march to the highest point

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  • Intermediate
    01:08
    2.49 mi
    2.2 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Great for any fitness level. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The circular route around Austria's highest mountain lake (2,232 m) has been completely renovated by the Tourist Office Pitztal. In addition to a new route of more than 750 meters, you can expect several wooden footbridges over wetlands on the three-kilometer circular trail. There is nothing in the way

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  • Difficult
    06:26
    8.48 mi
    1.3 mph
    4,075 ft
    4,075 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    You start this hike at the farm road Rehwald, which brings you to Mauchele Alm. Here it is advisable to take a break, as there is no opportunity to stop for a rest. After you have strengthened, the path brings you to the beautiful Brechsee, which you reach after about 30 minutes walk from the Mauchele

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  • Difficult
    06:29
    10.2 mi
    1.6 mph
    250 ft
    5,875 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    On the Pitztal Glacier Trail you can experience high mountain scenery relaxed. The start of the almost 16-kilometer trail is the top station of the Wildspitzpahn. From the rear Brunnenkogel you always march pleasantly downhill to the west, where you reach the Taschachhaus after about five kilometers

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  • Easy
    00:47
    1.80 mi
    2.3 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Along the circular trail the formation of bogs, moor vegetation and peat extraction is described. Since the round is only about three kilometers long, even families with small children or wheelchair users can master the route well. From Moorturm you can enjoy a fantastic vision, which is described as

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  • Intermediate
    01:32
    2.40 mi
    1.6 mph
    50 ft
    1,775 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Great for any fitness level. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The starting point of this short but scenic hike you reach pleasant with the double chair lift. Right next to the lift station you look out onto the sparkling reservoir pond, which is embedded in the mountains. Then you march on to the six-pointer at 2395 m, from where you can enjoy a great panoramic

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  • Easy
    01:53
    4.08 mi
    2.2 mph
    525 ft
    525 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    As with the small Harber Rundwanderung you march from the Nature Park House south. In contrast to the small circular walk you get here to the magnificent viewpoint at Harbeweiher. The Harbeweiher is an untouched and wildly romantic piece of nature that is perfect for nature lovers who do not want to

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    11
  • Distance
    71.1 mi
  • Duration
    47:53 h
  • Elevation
    22,200 ft

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