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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However, walking sticks are a must. Notify me of new posts via email. This stage is partially exposed and demanding. Despite the very slow going on the boulder fields, we were making very good time.

The last day finally is a hard and long walk, crossing 7 ridges.

Berliner Höhenweg

Hollenzen 75 A Mayrhofen Tel.: From my initial booking request, to receiving the packet in the mail, took just over a month to complete. And while we can give ourselves some slack because it was hot as hell hiking that week, we were hoshenweg bested by fellow hikers of the German persuasion. The entire trip is documented in a video you can find at the bottom of this post. I thoroughly enjoyed the high alpine hiking and tourism with Daniel.

Berliner Trek

The benefit of these accommodations cannot be overstated as you awake each morning, revitalized and eager to pursue your itinerary. You will get finished off this day with hours ahead.


Each day consists of 5 — 10 hours of hiking hoehemweg various alpine environments including: Gerd and I slept in the Matratzenlager.

Throughout our round, it was sunny and very hot. Hike the Zillertaler Runde cut 1 day short due to weather threats. That evening, we enjoyed a lively and entertaining evening of Tirolean folk music with the Gundolf family. 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.

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 We stayed there two nights. Gilgen, Austria, overnight in Ruhpolding. We purchased tickets in advancegreatly reducing our wait times.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It was somewhat cloudy, but still a rewarding experience. Better safe than sorry. The Zillertal Alps form the border with Italy. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

Daniel crossing die Floite. Rate this trail 8. The photo above reveals a recurring theme of our experience hiking the Zillertaler Runde.

Hike the Zillertaler Runde cut 1 day short due to weather threats Day Guides and maps File: The primary issue was foot care.

I consider us to be reasonably fit and experienced hikers. Everything is weather dependent.

So in the afternoon, we hehenweg refuge in the Lake District by visiting St. The remaining balance will be due on-site at the beginning of the tour.


Trekking the Berliner Höhenweg

On July 10,we flew out of Atlanta direct to Munich, Germany. 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. This route is slippery when wet, so it’s not wise to venture out in rain. Drive to Munich, tour Altstadt, overnight in Munich. This also brought an end to our time together with Gerd and Martina.

While this is no doubt better than cold and rainy, it did present some issues. The Book Depository United Kingdom I have read the privacy policy.

The second day to the Furtschagl Haus is an easy 7 hours walk. Fixed cables provide security on the way around the near vertical buttress and difficult berlienr that form the Elsenklamm gorge. Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, drive to Ruhpolding Day 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. I booked all the huts in advance via the Zillertal National Park website.

While hiking up, in the heat, it was impossible to keep our socks and feet dry.