Locandy Audio Adventure Drama

If you love exciting crime stories and like to solve tricky riddles, the Leisure Trail Ahorn is the thing for you. With the help of the new “Locandy App”, the leisurely family walking trail transforms into an interactive audio adventure drama. Explore the Leisure Trail Ahorn with our mascot Albert Adler and enjoy all the thrills ans suspense of the whodunnit "Der Wilderer vom Ahorn". (German only)

 

On June 2018 the Locandy App can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store and Google Play Store.

 

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Funsportstation

A different way to explore Mount Penken

Are you looking for a very special mountain experience? If so, head on up to the Funsportstation, located 2,000 meters above sea level at the Penken Reservoir. That’s where action lovers big and small will find exciting Mountain Scooters and huge Funballz for sporty experiences that you don’t get just any ol’ day. Discover the mountain on action-packed downhill rides, roll on water without getting wet, or fight gravity as you climb up high on the via ferrata at the Knorren-Action Mountain Penken lives up to its name in summer as well.

Mountain Scooters

A different downhill experience


If you’re looking for a unique new way to explore the mountains, rather than hiking or mountain biking, you can rent one of our Mountain Scooters, which guarantee fun and action for the whole family, including children, parents, and even grandparents!

Because you ride the scooter with your feet directly below your body's center of gravity, the riding experience is a lot more like skiing than mountain biking. Whether you want to fly down the mountain on the high-speed Mountain Scooter Route or take your time getting to the bottom on the more leisurely Mountain Scooter Baby Tour, we have the right scooter for you.

Facts

  • The Funsportstation is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • You can reach the Funsportstation by taking the Penkenbahn in Mayrhofen followed by the Kombibahn Penken.
  • Suitable for children, parents, and grandparents, as long as they can ride a bicycle.
  • You need to leave your ID as a deposit
  • 2 different descents possible
  • Please note that you must wear a helmet! Protective gear (helmets, protectors) can be rented for free at the Funsportstation.
  • Clothing: We recommend closed shoes.

Funballz

Weightlessly walking on water


Have you ever dreamed about walking on water? Well, now you can make your dreams come true at the Penken Reservoir! Funballz are big, transparent, inflatable plastic balls which allow you to run and roll on the water without getting wet. The Funballz are full of fresh air, have plenty of room for you to move as you please, and can be used without any prior training.

Tons of fun for the entire family!

Facts

  • The Funsportstation is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • You can reach the Funsportstation by taking the Penkenbahn in Mayrhofen followed by the Kombibahn Penken.
  • Funballz can be used without any prior training.
  • Suitable for children, parents, and grandparents.
  • For safety reasons, our staff will be present whenever the Funballz are being used.
  • Maximum duration: 10 minutes
  • There are 2 Funballz available at the Funsportstation.
  • Please note that you will have to take your shoes off

Hiking and mountaineering

On Leisure Mountain Ahorn and Action Mountain Penken

Discover Mayrhofen – a hiking paradise!

There are plenty of hiking and mountaineering tours in Mayrhofen im Zillertal. On more than 372 square kilometers, you will find both easy and challenging hikes that provide incredible views of the surrounding mountains. You won’t go hungry here in the mountains either. Numerous huts and mountain restaurants invite you to take a break, grab a drink, and enjoy some delicious food from the region.


Leisure Mountain Ahorn is the gateway to the Zillertal Alps High Alpine Nature Park, which covers 422 km², starting at 1,000 meters above sea level at the mountaineering town of Ginzling and reaching up to 3,509 meters above sea level at the summit of Hochfeiler. In summer, the Zillertal Alps High Alpine Nature Park team offers a comprehensive hiking and active program. Your expert guides will see to it that the time you spend in the nature park will really come alive.

Plan your hiking and mountaineering tours with our interactive hiking map.

Ahorn Leisure Trail

Ahorn Leisure Trail

Hiking with pleasure

The Leisure Trail, which is suitable for baby buggies, leads you around the Ahorn Plateau in Mayrhofen and gives you unforgettable views of the Zillertal Alps and the Stilluptal. Interactive stations located along the way provide valuable information about the flora and fauna of the Zillertal Alps High Alpine Nature Park. Afterwards, enjoy yourself at the newly designed Lake Ahorn, at the relaxing oases along the Ahorn Creek, or at the Leisure Point in front of the Ahornbahn Summit Station.

 

 

 

 

 

Penken Panorama Trail

Penken Panorama Trail

Leisurely hiking trail with potential for action

The Panorama Trail on Action Mountain Penken is suitable for baby buggies and takes you from the Kombibahn Penken Summit Station up to the Garnet Chapel at the Penkenjoch and down to the Penkenbahn Summit Station. The trail leads past several places where you can see athletes in action. For example, you can watch daring climbers scaling rock faces at the Knorren Massif or observe real adrenalin junkies taking off at the two paragliding launch sites. There are also various stations where you have the opportunity to experience the sports action firsthand via simulations as well as lookouts with binoculars that provide a close-up view of the mountains in Mayrhofen.

Tip: Plan to stop at the Funsportstation to try out the Funballz, Mountain Scooters, E-Trial Parcours, Motor Skills Park and a Mountain Playground for an entertaining alternative to hiking!


Rock Climbing

Knorren and Gschöss - Two Rock Climbing Crags on Mount Penken

Ready to get your adrenalin pumping? If so, head on over to the Knorren Climbing Area where you find the two via ferratas "Knorren Nadel" and "Steinbock" You can rent via ferrata sets for free at the Funsportstation, but be sure to bring along your own courage.

Please note that climbing is always at your own risk!

Via ferratas "Steinbock" and "Knorren Nadel"

Getting to higher places

For those who want to get a taste of the vertical world, there are two via ferratas at the Knorren Climbing Area on Action Mountain Penken. The Knorren Nadel Via Ferrata is suitable for beginners and starts at the foot of the Knorren Climbing Area. With its two rope bridges and the viewing platform on top of the Knorrennadel you should be prepared for a touch of vertigo.

In the lower third of the Knorren wall you find the Steinbock Via Ferrata, which is designed for more advanced climbers. After a steep start you are rewarded with impressive views of the Zillertal Alps.

The two via ferratas meet again half way up the Knorren and you have to choose which way you want to go to reach the top.


Facts

  • Knorren Nadel Via Ferrata: Difficulty level A/B, duration of about 90 minutes, suitable for beginners
  • Steinbock Via Ferrata: Difficulty level B/C (medium), length of 180 meters, duration of about 45 minutes, 50 meters altitude difference, suitable for advanced climbers
  • Please note that you must wear a helmet! Via ferrata sets and helmets can be rented for free at the Funsportstation
  • Use of the via ferrata and the gear is at your own risk!

Paragliding

Experience Mayrhofen from an aerial perspective

Experience the feeling of freedom and the spectacular views on a tandem flight from the Action Mountain Penken to Mayrhofen. Mayrhofen is bookmarked by paragliders for its outstanding thermals. Take off to the skies and enjoy the amazing feeling of flying!

Mount Penken offers two paragliding launch sites: 

  • Launch site east – right at the Kombibahn Summit Station
  • Launch site south – at the Knorren

If the weather is not quite up to flying, pilots with their equipment get the gondola trip down to the valley for free.


Click here for a list of companies offering tandem flights in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region.


Mountain biking

Lots of adventures on the bike tours on Mount Penken

Saddle up and explore the mountains by bike

Penken is the perfect mountain because it is suitable for everyone. After all, biking way up in the mountains is the best, thanks to the breathtaking views, the crystal clear air, and the amazing feeling of being so high above everyday life down below. In just over eight minutes, the comfortable Penkenbahn takes guests from the center of Mayrhofen up to the Summit Station at 1790 meters above sea level. Whoever wants to get even higher can continue up on one of the open-air gondolas of the Kombibahn Penken. You can easily take your bike along on either ropeway. Once at the summit, you will find various mountain bike tours for all skill levels.

Facts

  • More than 20 mountain bike tours in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region, five of which are located on Action Mountain Penken
  • Tours with various levels of difficulty, from easy tours to demanding ascents
  • Relaxed ascent with the Penkenbahn and the Kombibahn
  • Numerous places to stop for food and drinks along the tours
  • 1,200 kilometers of bike routes in the Zillertal

Plan your mountain bike tour with our interactive bike map.