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The 12 latest Blogs

What to pack for a mountain bike tour in the Ziller Valley

There’s so much stuff to pack, but your rucksack is just too small. Most keen mountain bikers will have experienced this dilemma.


Huts with heart in the Ziller Valley

There are many huts in the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach, but only nine have been awarded the title of “Hütte mit Herz” (“hut with heart”)....


Andreas Wierer: Proud and dedicated mountain guide

Andreas Wierer has turned his passion into a career. In this interview he describes his love of mountaineering, the unique features of the Ziller...


First Time on a Glacier

As the winners of the 2nd Mayrhofen Friendship Trip, sisters Kathi and Luzia had the chance to go on an incredible adventure: a multi-stage hiking...


The Austria Climbing Festival in Ginzling

Originally launched in 2015 by the “Stonemonkeys Chillertal”, a local group of passionate climbers and boulderers, the Austria CLIMBING Festival will...


The History of the Mayrhofen Rifle Brigade

In 2018, the honour of hosting the 25th Meeting of the Alpine Rifle Brigades (Schützen) has been bestowed on Mayrhofen’s rifle brigade...


5 Tips for Good Technique on a Via Ferrata

When it comes to climbing technique for via ferrata, opinions are divided. However, according to expert Alfons Hörhager, there’s not all that much to...


There’s just one month to go until the 25th Meeting of the Alpine Rifle Brigades

120 volunteer helpers, 15,000 steins of beer and a festival area the size of a football pitch!


Tips for running, tips for jogging

Running and jogging have been hugely popular sports for several decades, with millions of dedicated enthusiasts around the world.


A Beginner’s Guide to the Ziller Valley Dialect

The Ziller Valley is not only famous for its music but also its dialect.


Snowbombing in Mayrhofen

The music festival to rival all music festivals will once again rock Mayrhofen from the 9th to the 14th April 2018.


The Easter Bunny is coming! But what is the story behind the bunny?

Who hasn’t heard of the Easter Bunny, with his long ears, brown fur and a basket of colourful eggs?