• Alpinexperte Michael Rutter zeigt Teile des Adlerwegs in Tirol.
    Alpinexperte Michael Rutter zeigt Teile des Adlerwegs in Tirol.
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Hiking the Eagle Walk, Tirol

Hike all of the Austrian Tirol, from east to west – or choose your favourite stage.

Alpinexperte Michael Rutter zeigt Teile des Adlerwegs in Tirol.

The Eagle Walk in Numbers

Alpinexperte Michael Rutter zeigt Teile des Adlerwegs in Tirol.
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  • Length 413 km / 257 mi
  • Stages 33
  • Overall elevation gain 31 km / 19.2 mi

The 413-kilometre (257 mi) Eagle Walk is Tirol’s ultimate mountain experience. Divided into 33 stages, it takes you through the entire province and has multi-day and day hikes for every taste and fitness level. Or challenge yourself to do the entire hike, from the Kaiser mountains all the way to East Tirol!

Two Main Parts

The Eagle Walk is split up into two main parts. A 24-day walk will take you straight through North Tirol’s mountains, whereas a 9-day stage represents the most beautiful way to get between Austria’s highest mountains – the Grossglockner and the Grossvenediger.

Why Hike the Eagle Walk?

  • 33 stages through the entirety of Tirol
  • Hiking options for every fitness level
  • Wide variety of landscapes, from rugged mountains to waterfalls and blooming meadows
  • Trails are well sign-posted and easy to follow
Adlerweg, Lechtaler Alpen Etappe 20 ©Tirol Werbung, Gigler Dominik
Adlerweg, Lechtaler Alpen Etappe 20 ©Tirol Werbung, Gigler Dominik
Tirol Werbung / Dominik Gigler

Must-Sees:

-      Schleier waterfall: a beautiful, low-volume waterfall just outside Kitzbühel in Tirol, approximately 20 metres (66 ft) high.

-      Hundalm ice cave: an awe-inspiring ice and dripstone cave whose deepest point lies 45 metres (148 ft) below the surface. Can only be accessed with a guide – and bring warm clothing: The average temperature is 0 °C (32 °F).

Klettern am Schleier Wasserfall
Klettern am Schleier Wasserfall
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Must-Do:

Adrenaline junkies shouldn’t miss the AirRofan sky glider in the Rofan Mountains. See Alpine peaks and pastures from above – and at a speed of up to 80 kmph (50 mph), no less!

 

 

Airrofan
Airrofan
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How to Get There

The first stage in the northeast starts in the town of St. Johann in Tirol. The closest airports are Salzburg (60 km, 37 mi), Innsbruck (90 km, 56 mi), and Munich, Germany (125 km, 78 mi).

Contact Information


The Eagle Walk in Tirol

info@alpine-auskunft.at

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