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Today’s weather forecast starts with really good news: Central Europe will fall under the influence of the Azores High today! However, this process will take a bit of time as it is a very large area of high pressure we are dealing with here. The weather will therefore be quite pleasant, but we should not expect a particularly warm day.


The new area of high pressure is building directly over the Alps and will not move anywhere for quite a long time.

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An alpine hiking paradise above Innsbruck

High above the clouds

Invigorating mountain air and inspiring nature. Especially in summer. Axamer Lizum is a ski area in winter and a hiking paradise in summer. A place where nature lovers feel right at home. This unique natural jewel is surrounded by the spectacular Kalkkögel massif, a protected alpine area where nature is more pristine than almost anywhere else. Hiking at Axamer Lizum is all about discovery: Chamois and marmots in their natural habitat. Clear mountain streams. Wonderfully fresh alpine air. Fragrant meadows in full bloom. And incredible diversity that is truly inspiring. Whether a full day or half day hiking adventure – whether alone, with a partner or as a family. Whether a hiking enthusiast, a nature lover or a seasoned mountaineer – the alpine hiking paradise of Axamer Lizum offers a diverse and abundant range of varied hiking opportunities in the mountains above Innsbruck.

The highlight of the western plateau

Over 60 kilometres of idyllic marked hiking trails for good times, wonderful experiences in nature, quality time with family and awakening curiosity. All just a short drive away or accessible on the hiking bus that runs nine times daily from Innsbruck. The large car park is the perfect place to leave your car and the stress of everyday life behind.

In addition to magnificent panoramic views, fascinating mountain peaks, tranquillity and authenticity, Axamer Lizum and the Kalkkögel Nature Reserve also offer visitors outdoor rock climbing areas with many challenging routes. Nordic walkers and power walkers are also often seen on the trails, while the challenging mountaineering routes attract experienced alpinists – who treasure the extraordinary alpine character at Axamer Lizum and happily return again and again.

The Birgitzköpfllift is open in summer too – this two-seater chairlift is the most comfortable way to ascend to 2,035 metres above sea level. It leads to the Birgitzköpflhaus mountain hut, which offers magnificent views over the Inn Valley and the Kalkkögel mountain range. The Freeride Division offers a selection of exciting adventures for anyone who wants to explore the mountains in a group: attractive group discounts for companies, schools, sports clubs and children’s groups. Whether sunrise hikes, via ferrata courses or multi-day hut hikes – everything is possible with the Freeride Division.

Wonderful hiking holidays

In the diverse hiking paradise around Axams, Birgitz, Grinzens

Hiking is the best way to unwind, find yourself and simply enjoy the outdoors. Many relish the adventure and challenge of conquering majestic peaks. Others prefer more relaxed hiking in the company of family or friends. But everyone appreciates the hearty cuisine at the charming mountain huts, the warm hospitality of the hosts and the breathtaking panoramic views from several thousand metres above sea level.

The holiday region around Axams, Birgitz & Grinzens is a hiking paradise for everyone – including mountaineers, families with children and active seniors. The region offers lush meadows, colourful fields and rugged rock formations, as well as babbling brooks for a bit of refreshment on a hot day. Shy animals peer out from crevices in the rock and proud eagles circle high above. Axams, Birgitz and Grinzens are ideal starting points for unforgettable mountain experiences in summer and autumn alike.

There’s a hike here for everyone

Axamer Lizum and the Senderstal valley by Grinzens are particularly great destinations for hiking and climbing. Lots of diversity, varying difficulty levels, exciting via ferrata and untouched nature await eager visitors. Hiking boots are available – as are guided hikes – from Monday to Friday, including a free bus transfer service for our guests. A variety of themed hikes guarantee exciting experiences in the Tyrolean Alps. Anyone who wants take part in the popular sunrise hike must wake early – but is rewarded with truly unforgettable views. The evening lantern walk through the woods adds a splash of romance to a hiking holiday. Guided nature hikes attract curious visitors with lots of interesting and exciting facts. And the musical “Schmankerlwanderung” hike leads gourmets up to the peak of enjoyment.