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today

morning
5°C/41°F
50% Fineweather
1700mm
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Saturday

Saturday
12°C/54°F
80% Fineweather
3000mm
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Sunday

Sunday
9°C/48°F
70% Fineweather
2300mm
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Forecast

We will experience typical foehn weather conditions on Friday. The sky will be bright with some mountain peaks being shrouded in “foehn fish clouds” (in technical jargon: “Altocumulus lenticularis”). The wind will be gusty at times and values will of course be mild.

Tendency

We are in autumn now and thus in the middle of the foehn season! This time of year is particularly known for its long-lasting foehn periods.

Before Thursday we will experience just such a foehn period: the wind will be strong at times allowing fair and very mild weather.

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today

morning
5°C/41°F
50% Fineweather
1700mm
Frostborder

Saturday

Saturday
12°C/54°F
80% Fineweather
3000mm
Frostborder

Sunday

Sunday
9°C/48°F
70% Fineweather
2300mm
Frostborder

Forecast

We will experience typical foehn weather conditions on Friday. The sky will be bright with some mountain peaks being shrouded in “foehn fish clouds” (in technical jargon: “Altocumulus lenticularis”). The wind will be gusty at times and values will of course be mild.

Tendency

We are in autumn now and thus in the middle of the foehn season! This time of year is particularly known for its long-lasting foehn periods.

Before Thursday we will experience just such a foehn period: the wind will be strong at times allowing fair and very mild weather.

Need help? Contact us!

Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

Hotel- and group reservations


Mon - Fri: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

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You can get to the start of the hike by taking the Patscherkofelbahn lift up to an altitude of 1,965 metres above sea level. From there, the Zirbenweg trail follows a wide mountain path 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.
After approximately one kilometer you follow the signs to Issboden and descend to the Sistranser Alm (mountain pasture) and finally you reach the village of Sistrans.There you can take the Postbus back to the starting point.

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

Altitude up 164 m
Altitude down 1199 m
Highest Point 2051 m
Route length 12.7 km
Duration descend 4h 30min
Total duration 4h 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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Stone Pine Trail section - Sistrans
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