Hike Across Tyrol on the Transtyrol Adventure
Prepare for an extraordinary journey of exploration as you embark on a trekking tour along the renowned Tyrolean Trail, stretching from the picturesque landscapes of Garmisch to the vibrant heart of Innsbruck. This eight-day adventure promises an inexhaustible selection of peaks, rugged mountain trails, and charming alpine huts, making it an ideal choice for mountain enthusiasts and experienced hikers.
- Tyrolean Trail Wonders: The Tyrolean Trail offers an unrivaled variety of landscapes, from the peaks of the Wetterstein and Karwendel mountains to the pristine beauty of the Nordkette. You’ll journey through the spectacular national park Karwendel, exploring its pristine wilderness. Fresh mountain air, high alpine flora and fauna, and breathtaking panoramas will accompany you throughout your hike.
- Hall of Karwendel Mountains: Discover the heart of the Karwendel mountain range with a two-day stay at the Halleranger Alm. Here, the mighty Isar River takes its source, and you’ll find yourself surrounded by the grandeur of the 2,331-meter-high Sunntiger Spitze. The summit of Sunntiger Spitze provides a vantage point offering sweeping views of the surrounding mountain landscapes, creating unforgettable memories for those who take on the challenge.
This eight-day trekking tour on the Transtyrol adventure boasts a remarkable blend of wildly romantic mountain scenery, blooming alpine landscapes, snow-covered glaciers, and rocky precipices. It’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the diverse and awe-inspiring natural beauty of Tyrol. As you hike through this magnificent region, you’ll experience the joy of exploration and the thrill of conquering new heights.
If you’re a mountain enthusiast or an experienced hiker looking for the ultimate trekking experience, Transtyrol is the journey you’ve been searching for. Get ready to traverse some of Tyrol’s most breathtaking landscapes and create cherished memories along the way. Book your adventure now and look forward to an unforgettable hiking experience in the heart of Tyrol!
|Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck
*This tour is based on a minimum of two participants. Only services mentioned above are included in the price. Single travellers should expect to pay an extra fee for single rooms in hotels. Luggage transfer is only available for two or more participants.
|August, July, June, September
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Briefing.
Round trip high altitude path Höllentalklamm, (Hell
Walk deep into Höllentalklamm to alpine pasture Höllentalangeralm at the foot of Zugspitze. Take the high altitude path above the gorge to Hupfleitenjoch and cross alpine pastures to Kreuzeck . Overnight in Garmisch, take the cable car down.
Duration: 5-6 hours
Distance: 12 km
Vertical gain: 1090 m+/180 m-
In the beginning of the day you once more walk through a gorge on the foot of Wetterstein. A hiking trail leads
steeply uphill on Königsweg to castle Schachen, once built by King Louis II. Rather unpresumptuous on the outside the inside is very glamorous. Overnight in comfortable Schachenhaus. Please note: No luggage transfer on this day, so pack a bit extra for this stage.
Duration: 4,5 hours
Distance: 12 km
Vertical gain: 1.170 m+/30 m-
Schachenhouse – Scharnitz, “Sunrise”
The climb up to the pass and walk to the border cabin has everything that makes mountain hiking so attractive. Afterwards down into Leutasch valley and on to Scharnitz. In the beginning you cross rocky landscape, then through a little valley and in the end of the day another pass waits for you. Possibility to shortcut by coach.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Distance: 20 km
Vertical gain: 900m+/1800 m-
Scharnitz – Halleranger Alm, „Isar spring“
Transfer deep into Karwendel valley. Comfortable start with walk up to Halleranger alpine pasture which takes about 2 hrs. Take it easy or hike up to Überschalljoch. The next two nights are spent on Halleranger Alm.
Duration: 2.5-5 hours
Distance: 5 km
Vertical gain: 550m+/0 m-
Day off or summit tour Karwendel massif
Today it is up to you: do you enjoy a relaxing rest day at the alpine cabin or do you undertake a couple of
interesting summit tours in beautiful Karwendel massif. According to your level of fitness you can choose between one of our hiking suggestions or relax.
Duration: 2-3 hours
Distance: 5 km
Vertical gain: 500m+/500 m-
Halleranger Alm – Innsbruck, „Karwendel Crossing“
A marvellous high altitude path crosses several ridges (passes) to well known Northern Chain. A couple of sections require sure footedness and stamina. Afterwards you head on to the summit station of Hafelekar and glide majestically downhill to Innsbruck .
Duration: 6 hours
Distance: 13 km
Vertical gain: 100m+/500 m-
Equipment and clothing to bring for Alpine hikes and runs
We’ve compiled a list of essential items you’ll need to take on your adventure in the Great Outdoors. While each trip has its own minimum requirements, we have split the list into “need-to-have” and “nice-to-haves”.
Need to have:
Lightweight, waterproof shell
Sunscreen with a high factor
Smartphone with a relevant trip app and a WhatsApp and code number for your local representative
Thin hat, cap, and thin gloves (merino or similar)
Daypack for hiking (tours with luggage transport)
Duffel bag or similar (trips with luggage transport) — DO NOT pack in suitcases.
30 L rucksack on trips up to six days (without luggage transport)
40 L rucksack on trips of more than six days (without luggage transport)
Quick-drying inner layer
Shorts (quick drying)
Technical t-shirt (quick drying)
Fleece sweater for cool evenings
A pair of comfortable jogging bottoms or similar for the cabins
Good mountain shoes — trail running shoes or hiking boots
Water bottle (1.5 L)
A pair of thick socks or light slippers (you can often borrow a pair in the cabins)
A few energy bars, fruits or similar snacks for the trip
Sheet liner — can also be purchased on-site (only if you are staying in a dormitory)
Small first aid kit
Comped or similar
Sleeping bag (on selected tours)
Nice to have:
Sandals for the cabins
Plastic bags to keep things dry