Hiking


Endless nature, endless hiking paths - finally on holiday!

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The holiday region of Wipptal with its pristine side valleys is a true hiking paradise with countless opportunities to hike and stroll. Whether on a Sunday afternoon, at the beginning of a hiking holiday or with the entire family and a pram - everyone can find the right path here.

Those who want a special, homely day of hiking with the kids can do so by riding on the Bergeralm cable car in Steinach and discover the themed and strolling paths of the Bärenbachl Adventure World.

Pleasure hikers that are looking for culinary highlights hit the jackpot in the Navis Valley - there is an abundance of alpine paths that go from alpine lodge to mountain hut through the valley.

You can recharge your batteries in the Obernberg Valley where you find Lake Obernberg known as a natural wonder well beyond the borders of Wipptal. The mountain lake with its crystal-clear, turquoise water is a special source of vigour in the region. Around the lake, there are beautiful hiking trails that are also doable with prams.

For those who love nature, a hike in the Natura 2000 area - a nature protection area at the end of the Vals Valley - is recommended. Here one can find quaint mountain huts and the large, pristine Grauerlenwald, which many rare plants and animals call home. Rustic stopping points are Helgas Alm or in the Touristenrast.

In the Gschnitz Valley, there are numerous small hiking trails with highlights such as the Sarnthein waterfall, the Alderblick viewing platform, the Mühlendorf (mill village) and the Laponesalm restaurant at the end of the valley. Apart from that, one could call the Gschnitz Valley the “Valley of Mountain Huts” with its seven mountains restaurants, huts and alpine lodges.


3 tips for the best hikes

Lake Obernberg Circular Trail


Easy circular hike to and all around the beautiful lake Obernberg.

Navis Circular Trail


A longer, but easy hike from Alpine hut to Alpine hut at the very end of the Navis valley - a wonderful experience!

Serles - High Altar of Tyrol


This is a very popular hike up to 2.600 m with a wonderful view over Innsbruck starting at Maria Waldrast

More tips for hikes...

2 tips for mountain hut tours

Gschnitz Valley Hut Tour


6 stages, 5 mountain huts: a very challenging hiking tour around the Gschnitztal Valley. Distance: 58 km, ascent: 5.300...

Peter Habeler Route


Circumnavigate the highest mountain of the Wipptal Valley: the Olperer. Distance: 56,1 km - ascent: 8.460 m

Competence center WIPPTAL ALPIN

Alpine competence on a high level

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Pilgrimages through the Wipptal Valley

St. James Route tyrol


On the St. James Route through the Wipptal Valley- from the Brenner to Innsbruck. 3 stages - 50 km

St. Romedio Route


The St. Romedio Route is going over the mountains to St. Romedio. 12 stages - 180 km distance - 9.600 m acents

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