• Stripsenjochhutte hike to Stripsenjochhaus in Austria
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    Hike to Stripsenjochhaus in the Austrian Kaisertal

    In this article I’m sharing part two of our mini trek through the Kaisertal in Austria. In part 1 of this adventure I told you about the hike from Kufstein to the Anton Karghaus and how I saw the sun turning the rock formations of the Kaisertal orange at the end of the day. In part two I’ll tell you about the hike to Stripsenjochhaus and back to civilization.   Breakfast in Anton Karghaus After a good breakfast at the Anton Karghaus it is time to pack our backpacks and strap them on again. Today a long hike is planned via the Höhenweg back to Kufstein. According to the weather…

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    Hiking in Lech am Arlberg – the best hiking trails

    You may know Lech from our Royal family who goes skiing here every year. It is a place that carries the image “where the elite come” and for good reason, it is one of the best winter sports areas in Austria. However, Lech is also a beautiful area in the summer, but still relatively unknown. That makes it very special go hiking in Lech! S few year back I was in Vorarlberg and took several hikes here that do-able for everyone who a basic condition. Here are my tips for summer hiking in Lech and nearby Zürs:   Spullersee and Ravensburger Hütte The most popular hike in Lech is the…

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    Hiking in Austria: the 10 best hiking trails

    If, like me, you are a huge fan of Austria and hiking, then you will absolutely enjoy reading this article. I’ve collected the most beautiful hikes in Austria that I have made over the past 10 years. I try to go travel to Austria once a year, usually in the summer. If I can’t make it on the summer, then I’ll go in winter. Since not everyone is an experienced mountain hiker, I have also chosen some easy hiking routes in Austria. Happy reading and I hope you’ll find some inspiration for your future trips to Austria here! The Gaisalmsteig A fun and easy hike for anyone who loves being…

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    Training for backpacking: how to get in shape for your first multi-day hike

    One of the questions I get the most from readers is how to get in shape for your first multi-day trek. Now I am not an official expert in the field of sport and exercise, but I can share my many years of experience with you. 14 Years of trekking that is, without being super fit and/or an athlete. With all my tips below, you can then learn what way suits you most. If you have any questions at the end of the article, feel free to contact them or contact me.   You don’t start to get in shape for backpacking just like that. How much you have to…