Activities in Mayrhofen

The 50th Zillertal Steinbock March in Ginzling mountaineering village

A well-established institution in Ginzling; no summer is complete without the Zillertal Steinbock March! On Saturday, 18.08.2018, hikers, climbers and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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After work in the mountains

Many people consider Ulrich Huber a hero. The mountain rescue volunteer from Ginzling puts himself in danger to save the lives of others –...

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Overnight to the Very Top

I’m taking the plunge! Escaping the hectic urban jungle of the German big city, and into another world: Tyrol! With the ÖBB Nightjet, I sleep soundly...

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Climbers with Mental Agility

I look up. My heart is racing. I’ve got butterflies in my stomach just from watching. Above me, several adrenaline junkies are hanging on harnesses...

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Schönbichlerhorn, the mystical mountain on the Berlin High Trail

We, we being my sister and I, set our sights on climbing a three thousand metre high peak every year. Last August we scaled the Schönbichlerhorn,...

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The Berliner Höhenweg: An overview of the huts

Since August 2012, when Markus Kröll set a spectacular record by running the entire Berliner Höhenweg in less than 24 hours, this high alpine hiking...

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150 Years of the Olperer

It is the king of the rocky giants: with its majestic height of almost 3,500m, the Olperer towers above the other mountains of the Tuxer range.

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