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On Monday, a weak area of high pressure will reduce the risk of showers but will not be sufficient for a cloudless sky. For our weather here this will mean a calm mix of sunshine and cloud with more sunshine in the morning and more cloud in the afternoon.

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The clouds are announcing a weak warm front that will pass over our region on Tuesday and on Wednesday bringing a few showers.

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Forecast

On Monday, a weak area of high pressure will reduce the risk of showers but will not be sufficient for a cloudless sky. For our weather here this will mean a calm mix of sunshine and cloud with more sunshine in the morning and more cloud in the afternoon.

Tendency

The clouds are announcing a weak warm front that will pass over our region on Tuesday and on Wednesday bringing a few showers.

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Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

Hotel- and group reservations


Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Tourist info


Mo - Fr: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Summit Tours

Hiking to the very top

Are you a mountaineering fanatic? Or would you like to become one? If so, you're in the right place! We'll show you the most beautiful summit tours in the Innsbruck area. Not all of the peaks are difficult to reach and they don’t all require top mountaineering skills.

You don't have to be a mountaineering great like Reinhold Messner to conquer some of the local peaks. Here we have put together an overview of two easy summit tours.

These tours combine the uplifting feeling of reaching the summit with a comfortable journey there. The magic word is: "Bergbahn". Because where there is a mountain lift or cable car, you only have to complete the last stretch of the route up to the summit cross yourself. Then nothing stands between you and the perfect hiking experience.

Find the perfect mountain peak here

Some summit tours only require a short hike, the rest of the route is covered by a mountain lift or cable car. To see these summit tours, choose "easy" in the filters below.

Are you looking for the ultimate mountaineering experience? Would you like to reach the summit under your own steam? If so, choose "difficult". The results will then show routes for experienced mountaineers with good fitness levels.

Summit tour: Sonnkarköpfl
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Difficulty
Difficulty
medium
Walking time uphill
2H 15MIN
Altitude down
716 METER
Altitude up
720 METER
Max. route length
6.6 KM
Starting point
Pfaffenhofer Alm (1.694 m)
Endpoint
Pfaffenhofer Alm (1.694 m)
Best season
May - October
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This hike starts behind the Pfaffenhofer Alm mountain hut (=Widdersbergalm) and zigzags ever higher up the mountain. After about 45 minutes, you will come to a turnoff. Follow the signs towards Sonnkarköpfl. Once the trail leaves the forest, it continues over barren terrain, first on a north-facing slope and later through a corrie on a south-western slope up to the summit. From the Sonnkarköpfl peak, hike back the same way until you reach the turnoff that leads east to the "Oberhofer Melkalm". This section takes you downhill over vast fields of alpine roses to the Sonnkarhütte mountain hut (not open to the public) and then over alpine meadows to the Oberhofer Melkalm mountain hut. Finally, take the Bettlersteig trail that starts behind the hut and follow it back to the starting point at the Pfaffenhofer Alm mountain hut (=Widdersbergalm).


Tips | notes: It is possible to get a driving permit (fees apply) from the local authority in Pfaffenhofen. This saves you about 2.5 hours of walking time. The journey is possible in a normal car. Please note: after heavy rainfall, the road is difficult to drive and an all-terrain vehicle is recommended.



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Tuesday

Tuesday
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Wednesday
3°C/37°F
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1300m
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Forecast

On Monday, a weak area of high pressure will reduce the risk of showers but will not be sufficient for a cloudless sky. For our weather here this will mean a calm mix of sunshine and cloud with more sunshine in the morning and more cloud in the afternoon.

Tendency

The clouds are announcing a weak warm front that will pass over our region on Tuesday and on Wednesday bringing a few showers.

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