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The 12 latest Blogs

Furtschaglhaus: the hut with a heart on the Berliner High Alpine Path

One Saturday morning, myself and a group of girls from work decided to go on a hike. The five of us, plus one dog, "Nuska", set off in good spirits. …


Peter Habeler – The Way to the Top

Renowned mountaineer Peter Habeler talks about the duality of the mountain as a challenge as well as a place of tranquillity, his fascination with…


Packing for a Hiking Holiday

As any keen hiker knows, the Ziller Valley and its High Alpine Nature Park are a mountaineer’s paradise. The region, awarded Nature Park of the Year…


The best insider tip in the Zemm Valley – the Waxeggalm

A hidden treasure in the mountains of the Ziller Valley, a special spot in which to renew your strength, recharge your batteries and find inner…


Presenting Zillertal: The Zillergrund Valley

The Zillergrund Valley is the source of the river after which the Ziller Valley is named – the River Ziller.


Preparing for a Glacial Tour

Even in the mountaineering Ziller Valley, glacial tours have a reputation as one of the most prestigious mountain tours.


My Friends at the Greizer Hut in Ginzling

After a long, cold winter, I am really looking forward to some sunshine, to summer and to hiking to the beautiful huts in the region of…


Mayrhofen’s Side Valleys

If you look at a map, the Ziller Valley looks like a tree trunk, with its roots spread out to the south in all directions. The last of the major…


Peekaboo – where are you?

Wandering unsuspectingly through the mountain landscape, I kept hearing a kind of chirping sound. Sometimes it got louder, sometimes quieter. I…


Zillertaler Krapfen – Vlog by Oma Gretl

The recipe alone is often not enough to master the art of making Zillertaler Krapfen. So, I am thrilled that my colleague’s grandmother allowed us to…


Via Ferrata: Tips on planning ahead and equipment

Just by taking proper consideration of a few important points, you can have one of the best alpine experiences on a via ferrata. Essentially, your…


Gauderfest Special: Zillertal Bier and the German purity regulations (Reinheitsgebot)

Leading up to the legendary Gauderfest in Zell am Ziller, everything at Zillertal Bier is focussed on the beer. The private brewery has been creating…