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28°C/82°F
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28°C/82°F
90% Fineweather
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Tuesday
26°C/79°F
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Forecast

Weather forecasts currently offer only repetitions, positive repetitions of course: On Sunday, a stable area of high pressure continues to send us mild and dry air masses. We can once again look forward to a magnificent day; it will be fair to cloudless.

Tendency

The high pressure area that has brightened up our lives for the last few days will persist allowing best weather until next Sunday. Only Tuesday will bring scattered thunderstorms!

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today

afternoon
28°C/82°F
100% Fineweather
4500mm
Frostborder

Monday

Monday
28°C/82°F
90% Fineweather
4500mm
Frostborder

Tuesday

Tuesday
26°C/79°F
60% Fineweather
4200mm
Frostborder

Forecast

Weather forecasts currently offer only repetitions, positive repetitions of course: On Sunday, a stable area of high pressure continues to send us mild and dry air masses. We can once again look forward to a magnificent day; it will be fair to cloudless.

Tendency

The high pressure area that has brightened up our lives for the last few days will persist allowing best weather until next Sunday. Only Tuesday will bring scattered thunderstorms!

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Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

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Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

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A wonderful hiking trail located 2,000 metres above sea level that leads through one of Europe's largest stone pine forests.

The Zirbenweg trail is a popular hike that is widely renowned and always an uplifting experience. Located above Innsbruck, the hike covers part of the Adlerweg trail (the Eagle's Way) from the top of the lift at Patscherkofel to the Tulfeinalm mountain hut (Tulfes). You can get to the start of the hike by taking the Patscherkofelbahn lift up to an altitude of 1,952 metres above sea level. From there, the Zirbenweg trail follows a wide mountain path that leads from Patscherkofel towards Tulfes, past the rather remote Boscheben mountain hut. The path is gently undulating and follows the tree line at over 2,000 metres above sea level without any significant changes in altitude. The route takes you through centuries-old stone pine forests and has breathtaking backdrops and stunning views of the Inn Valley every step of the way. On the other side Innsbruck, the impressive Nordkette mountain range rises up and marks the start of the Karwendel mountains. At the end of the Zirbenweg, you can take the Glungezerbahn down to Tulfes from near the Tulfeinalm mountain hut.
It is also possible to start the hike in Tulfes and do the route in reverse.

Postbus - daily, see http://www.innsbruck.info/pdf/postbus_zirbenweg.pdf; free for guests with a Welcome Card.


At the valley lift stations, ask for the Zirbenweg round trip ticket with/without bus. 

Altitude up 430 m
Altitude down 343 m
Highest Point 2060 m
Route length 7.4 km
Duration descend 2h 30min
Total duration 2h 30min
Starting point Patscherkofel cable car, summit station (1,952 m)
Endpoint Glungezer chair lift, summit station
Best season mid May - mid October
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Trail surface hiking trail
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The Zirbenweg trail
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