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 and Mountain Scooters for an entertaining alternative to hiking!

Tyrolean Summer Lifts

Quality guaranteed on Ahorn and Penken

The summiteers
20 first-rate Tyrolean summer lifts guarantee high-quality experiences in the mountains. Whether you are an adventure lover, family person, or athlete, or simply want to enjoy incredible views, the 20 Tyrolean summer lifts, having been tested according to strict criteria and awarded the “Best Austrian Summer Lifts” seal by the Cableway Association of the Austrian Economic Chambers, ensure that you will have wonderful experiences in the mountains. In Mayrhofen, the two theme mountains Leisure Mountain Ahorn and Action Mountain Penken have been recognized for their “Leisure” and “Adventure” qualities, respectively.