High-altitude hiking on Tirol’s long distance trails

High altitude hiking is a multi-day trekking adventure in the midst of pristine Alpine landscapes. These hikes already begin at an elevated altitude, so walkers can explore Tirol’s mountain ranges from an eagle’s perspective as they trek through the Alps. Exploring the peaks on foot offers mountain trekking enthusiasts an intense experience of Tirol’s  incredible alpine landscapes. Fabulous views, satisfying physical exercise and welcome breaks with great food and drink at one of the many inviting mountain huts: Just some of the factors that will stick with you long after you return home from your long distance mountain trekking adventure. Depending on individual fitness and stamina levels, you can divide these long distance high altitude hiking trails into manageable stages and complete them over a number of days: At most mountain huts there is the opportunity to walk back down to the valley and/or access the high alpine trail from the valley.

An overview of Tirol’s long-distance hiking trails

The mountains of Tirol are home to countless opportunities for trekking in the Alps and a range of high altitude hiking trails entice intrepid mountain trekkers to multi-day tours. Here you will find an overview of Tirol’s long distance hiking trails.

Way of St. James

The Way of St. James (commonly known by its Spanish name: El Camino de Santiago) has a huge history and is one of the most internationally renowned Christian pilgrimages in the world.
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Lech River Hiking Walk

Lech River Trail

Passing by ibex colonies, winding through the botanically unique Lech Valley mountain meadows and across the spectacular 200 metre-long suspension bridge at Holzgau, the 15 segments of this outstanding ...125-kilometer walk end up in the German town of Füssen.
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Ötztal Trek

Ötztal Trek

The 400-kilometer long Ötztal Trek allows hikers to experience Ötztal Valley's pristine natural beauty on 22 segments from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Obergurgl and Vent. Each segment has an access and an exit point, ...allowing you to tackle individual legs a section at a time.
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High Route Paznaun

High Route Paznaun

The 120-kilometer long High Route Paznaun stays high in elevation throughout its nine legs, gaining a total elevation of 10,000 meters. Moreover, walkers will reach heights of culinary excellence at trailside ...Alpine pasture huts.
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Stubai High Trail

Stubai High Trail

The 120-kilometer long route with its elevation gain of 8,760 meters is a superb challenge for very experienced hikers: A good physical shape and appropriate hiking gear are essential to explore Stubai ...Valley's awesome scenery.
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