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Zell-Gerlos hiking area

Idyllic alpine pastures, kilometres of hiking trails, vast meadows and culinary delights – this is how the Zillertal Arena presents itself in summer with a wide range of outdoor activities to suit everyone.

Kilometres of hiking trails
400
Kilometres of
hiking trails
Themed trails
9
Themed
trails
Kilometres of Nordic walking trails
136
Kilometres of
Nordic walking trails
Huts & mountain inns
40
Huts &
mountain inns

Summer holidays
for mountain enthusiasts

What could be better than exploring the unique and magnificent mountains of Zillertal and Pinzgau on foot? Pack a hearty snack in your rucksack and put on your hiking boots: there are 400 km of hiking trails to explore. Five side valleys stretch out from Gerlos, making hiking a unique experience. During the hikes you will always be accompanied by crystal-clear, quietly babbling brooks all the way to the end of the valley.

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Starting Point
Gasthof Kühle Rast, Gerlos-Gmünd
End Point
Schwarzachalm (1.400 m)
highest point
1430 m
Walking time
01:00 h
Route Length
2 km
altitude meters uphill
240 hm
highest point
2695 m
Route Length
21.8 km
altitude meters uphill
1455 hm
Difficulty
Hard
Starting Point
valley station Isskogelbahn Gerlos (1.260 m)
End Point
Krummbachrast (1.480 m)
highest point
1460 m
Walking time
01:30 h
Route Length
4 km
altitude meters uphill
140 hm
Starting Point
top station, Dorfbahn Königsleiten
End Point
valley station, Isskogelbahn Gerlos
highest point
2250 m
Walking time
03:00 h
Route Length
6.9 km
Difficulty
Middle
Starting Point
Alpengasthof Finkau
End Point
Zittauer Hütte (2.329 m)
highest point
2329 m
Walking time
03:00 h
Route Length
7 km
altitude meters uphill
910 hm
Difficulty
Middle
Starting Point
Gasthof Kühle Rast, Gerlos-Gmünd, entrance Schwarzach valley (1.191 m)
End Point
Schwarzachalm (1.400 m)
highest point
2307 m
Walking time
06:30 h
Route Length
13 km
altitude meters uphill
687 hm
Difficulty
Middle
Starting Point
top station, Dorfbahn Königsleiten
End Point
valley station, Isskogelbahn Gerlos
Walking time
02:30 h
Difficulty
Middle
Starting Point
Parkingstation Isskogelbahn Gerlos
End Point
Top station, Isskogelbahn Gerlos
highest point
1864 m
Walking time
02:00 h
Route Length
6.8 km
altitude meters uphill
614 hm
Starting Point
Parkingstation Isskogelbahn Gerlos or topstation cable car Isskogelbahn
End Point
Parkingstation Isskogelbahn Gerlos
highest point
1900 m
Walking time
03:30 h
Route Length
11 km
altitude meters uphill
630 hm
Difficulty
Middle
highest point
2725 m
Route Length
18.5 km
altitude meters uphill
1648 hm
Difficulty
Hard

The five side valleys

Schwarzachtal

Schwarzachtal

1-hour hike along the Schwarzach river. Ideal for families with prams up to the Schwarzachalm. For experienced hikers: possible to climb up to the Schwarzachscharte (2,475 m).
Wimmertal

Wimmertal

Leisurely hike to Klammer’s Jausenhütte and the Wimmertalalm. Hike for the whole family in unspoilt mountain scenery.
Schönachtal

Schönachtal

Approx. 1-hour hike into the picturesque Schönachtal valley with a cosy stop at a mountain hut. Ideal for families with prams up to the Lackenalm.
Wildgerlostal

Wildgerlostal

From the Alpengasthof Finkau car park at the end of the Durlassboden reservoir, take the shady forest trail no. 540 along the Leitenkammerklamm gorge natural monument up to the rustic Trisslalm mountain farm.
Krummbachtal

Krummbachtal

1-hour leisurely hike – past 2 snack stations, light hiking shoes recommended! Hike for all ages in untouched nature.

Gerlos Berg aktiv

Berg aktiv is a varied fitness and vitality programme for all ages. Come rain or shine, this programme is available exclusively to all guests at the 21 member establishments from 26 June to 23 September 2022 (always Sunday to Friday)! Hiking in Gerlos, from easy beginner hikes to challenging “tight calves tours”. High ropes course, mountain bike tours, canyoning are just as much a part of the programme as themed hikes and interesting lectures.

For some activities there is a contribution towards expenses. Sturdy shoes are necessary for all hikes. Please note that fitness is a prerequisite for the high mountain tours. The bikes for the bike tours and also the mountain boots, rainwear, backpacks and telescopic poles can be hired on site from Gerlos sports shops.

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Hiking tips

Weibsbildertour

Weibsbildertour

4 days of fun and a lot of mountain adventures for tough girls. The tour leads to one of the most impressive and beautiful areas of the Zillertal Alps and the Hohe Tauern National Park in four days.
Mannsbildertour

Mannsbildertour

A special mountain adventure for real men! More than 3,000 metres difference in altitude are conquered in four days. The tour leads from the Salzburger Land to Tirol.
Arena Panorama Tour

Arena Panorama Tour

Magnificent panoramic hike with spectacular views of Zillertal and the Tux Alps. Starting point Rosenalmbahn Zell or Isskogelbahn Gerlos top station.
Durlassboden circular hike

Durlassboden circular hike

3-hour beautiful circular hike around the picturesquely situated Durlassboden reservoir for the whole family.
Wimmertal

Wimmertal

Leisurely hike to Klammer’s Jausenhütte and the Wimmertalalm. Hike for the whole family in unspoilt mountain scenery.

Mountain farms & huts in Gerlos

You can enjoy typical delicacies from the region at the numerous huts, mountain restaurants and snack stations.

Zell-Gerlos-Königsleiten hiking bus

Bus 4094 runs between Zell am Ziller - Gerlos and Königsleiten. The hiking bus can be used free of charge between Zell am Ziller and Königsleiten if you show your guest card.

A mountain farm is not a petting zoo

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