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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.

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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”)....

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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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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...

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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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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...

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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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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!

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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.

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Ziller Valley Dialect

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

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Snowbombing in Mayrhofen

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

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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?

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