Altes Wildbad, © Gemeinde Grins
Altes Wildbad, © Gemeinde Grins
Spring in Grins, © TVB TirolWest/ Daniel Zangerl
Spring in Grins, © TVB TirolWest/ Daniel Zangerl

Themed Hike
Albigen Trails in Grins

The Albigen Trails in Grins give walkers the chance to learn more about the four natural dangers ("Albigen") that according to legend haunted the village of Grins for many decades: earth, fire, water and air. The village was on many occasions hit by floods, storms, fires and landslides until the local population finally managed to tame Mother Nature and turn her awesome power into a much-needed spring providing water. Since then the village has been spared. To celebrate this rich history, the village has created four different learning trails about the four elements. One of them is the six-kilometre-long "Albigenpfad Wasseralb" all about water and its incredible power.

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Starting point  

Sports field, Grins

Hike to

Wasseralb (sculpture)

Finishing point

Sports field, Grins

Mountain chain

Lechtal Alps

Length

5.9 km

Approximate hiking time

2h

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

easy (hiking trails)

Altitude

1,177m 995m

Elevation uphill 228m
Vertical metres downhill 228m

Fitness level

Technique

Best time of year

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* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.

Parking

Sports field, Grins

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Trail description

The family-friendly "Albigenpfad Wasseralb" trail begins at the sports field in Grins and leads gently uphill along the main village road until you get to a turning on the right into the forest. You will then reach a crossroads. If you take the left-hand option, you will reach the sculpture at the end of the walk. The other learning trails about fire, earth and wind also begin at the sports field in Grins. They take between 45 minutes and 2 hours.

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