The 50 mile (80 km) trek is known to Germans as the Berliner Höhenweg and to Brits as the Zillertal Rucksack Route. The entire tour takes eight. Zillertaleralpen – Berliner Höhenweg – Hut-to-Hut (revised ) is a multiday high alpine tour in the Zillertaleralpen, following the Berliner. On the Berliner Höhenweg, mountain hikers can hike through genuine Alpine history. In the middle of the 19th century, the Zillertal was a hotbed of mountain.

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Start and finish — Finkenberg and Mayrhofen — are very near to each other, so the hike is almost a circle.

Zillertaler Runde / Berliner Höhenweg Hut to Hut Hiking in Tirol, Austria | Bodamer Blog

The trail connects seven mountain huts at heights between and m. Technically spoken the trail is a trail, not a climb, though there are quite a few sections secured with rope and steps. No glacier crossings are involved. Hoehenwrg can be steep.


In terms of strength and physical condition the path is challenging. The second day to the Furtschagl Haus is an easy 7 hours walk. This section is as busy as it is beautiful and you might find yourself in a deadlock with other walkers going up and down.

This day, as the previous, counts 6 hours on foot. The last day finally is a hard and long walk, crossing 7 ridges.

Trekking the Berliner Höhenweg

You will get finished off this day with hours ahead. This route is slippery when wet, so it’s not wise to venture out in rain.

Since this tour is very popular, you will meet lots of other hikers to hoehenwweg your joys. Especially the second part of July and first part of August are busy: In June and early July you may need equipment to safely pass snow fields. A very handy leaflet with a list of the huts, a equipment list, best place to start and getting there.


Some good downloads, including a detailed description of the different trail sections. Rate this trail 8.

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The swim in the Schwarzsee. The path is a challenge, not for its difficulty, berlienr because days are very long and climbs are strenuous. It is still a walk, not a climb. Negative Very busy sometimes.

Reservation of huts well before you plan your walk is necessary. Guides and maps File: De Zwerver Netherlands Cicerone Press United Kingdom The Book Depository United Kingdom Stanfords United Kingdom