Hiking The Zillertal Rucksack Route

The 14th most popular hiking trail in Austria.

East of Innsbruck, the Zillertal Rucksack Route is a 50 mile loop traversing alpine passes and lush valleysbin these glaciated Alps. This well-marked, nine day hiking trek makes use of well-placed huts. Most people begin in the town of Mayrhofen, travel clockwise, and end in Ginzling.

To reach this area from Innsbruck, head east on E60/A12. Turn south on Route169 through Fugen into the Zillertal Valley.

Overall, Zillertal Rucksack Route is the 14th most popular hiking trail of all 15 hikes in Austria.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Local Tourism (0043) 05285-2305 or 05285-2281.

Recommended Book:  "Trekking in the Zillertal Alps" from Allan Hartley

Recommended Map:  "Austria Road Map" from Michelin

Best Season:  Jul. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Sport Hotel Strass (0043) 05285-2205; Villa Knauer (0043) 05285-62284

Luxury Loding:  Elizabeth Hotel (0043) 05285-2929; Hotel Kramerwirt (0043) 05285-6700

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Date Updated:  7/21/2016

ID:  21402

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