Family-friendly hike through the Schwarzachtal Valley, © TVB Zell-Gerlos, Zillertal Arena
Family-friendly hike through the Schwarzachtal Valley, © TVB Zell-Gerlos, Zillertal Arena

Hike
Schwarzachtal

This easy hike through the idyllic Schwarzachtal, a side valley branching off south from the larger Gerlostal, is ideal for families with children. It is just 2.5 kilometres in length and leads up to the Schwarzachalm along wide, easy trails suitable for pushchairs and buggies. The hut is a good place to stop for a drink and a snack. Fit hikers can continue further up to another hut, the Obere Schwarzachalm, at 1,630 metres.

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Starting point  

Gasthof Kühle Rast, Gerlos-Gmünd

Hike to

Schwarzachalm

Finishing point

Gasthof Kühle Rast, Gerlos-Gmünd

Mountain chain

Zillertal Alps

Length

5 km

Approximate hiking time

2h

Features

  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

easy (hiking trails)

Altitude

1,380m 1,190m

Elevation uphill 209m
Vertical metres downhill 209m

Fitness level

Technique

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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.

Public transport

  • Accessible using public transport

Bus route 4094, get off at the stop Gerlos-Gmünd

Parking

Start of the Schwarzachtal Valley

 

Places serving food and drink

  • Jausenstation Schwarzachalm
  • Gasthof Kühle Rast (Gmünd)

 

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Trail description

This family-friendly hike begins at the Gasthof Kühle Rast (1,191 metres) and leads into the Schwarzachtal Valley. The trail is wide and easy, leading gently uphill through forests and meadows. At 1,379 metres above sea level you will reach the Jausenstation Schwarzachtal, a good place to stop for a drink and a snack.

Tip! Fit hikers can continue along hiking trail number 8 to the Obere Schwarzachalm (1,630 metres), another hut located slightly further up in a side valley. Return along the way you came.
Tip! Experienced hikers can even climb to the top of the 2,475-metre-high Schwarzachscharte ridge.

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Ihr Ziel: Schwarzachtal (47.20805,11.98348)

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