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    Hiking in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena in Austria

    Are you going on vacation to the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena in Austria? Good choice! I went there on a summer vacation a few years ago and really loved the area for hiking. There are some pretty easy hikes that are good for everyone, but the seasoned hiker will also get their money’s worth here. In this article I’m sharing my five favorite hikes in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena. Enjoy reading!     The Coburger Hütte The most beautiful hike I made in the Zugspitz Arenas was one to the beautiful Coburger Hütte. The easiest way is to take the cable car from Ehrwald to the Ehrwalder Alm. From here you…

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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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    Zugspitz Arena hike: the Coburger Hütte

    Although I travel all around the world and see the prettiest mountains, I try to go back to the mountains that have stolen my heart at least once a year. Those that I have been coming to for years, that I grew up in and those that are actually not that far driving from where I live. I’m talking about the Austrian Alps. One of the best hikes I ever did there was the one to Coburger Hütte, located in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena. If you are ever in the area, this hike is a total must do!   Also read: the best hikes in Austria – my personal top…

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    Bergsportwoche Ellmau: the best outdoor adventures in the Wilder Kaiser

    Bergsportwoche Ellmau: the best outdoor adventures in the Wilder Kaiser Each year the Austrian town Ellmau organises the Bergsportwoche (‘mountain sports week’), a week filled with outdoor adventures for anyone who loves being in the mountains. Together with the towns of Scheffau, Going and Söll, Ellmau makes the Wilder Kaiser, a mountainous area on the southern side of the Kaiser Mountains. This mountainrange is one of the prettiest in Austria with over 40 peaks to climb and a favorite among climbers and fellow outdoor fans. A few years back I already visited the Kaiser Mountains from the Kufstein side, this year I was invited to come to Ellmau and experience…