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.

 

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

Hiking on Leisure Mountain Ahorn

Leisure Trail Ahorn

Leisure Trail Ahorn

Hiking with pleasure

The Leisure Trail, which is suitable for baby buggies, covers the entire Ahorn Plateau and provides valuable information about the varied flora and fauna of the Zillertal Alps Nature Park Zillertaler Alpen. You’ll also be treated to incredible
panoramas and views at our Eagle’s View, Zillertal, Stilluptal, and Filzenalm viewing platforms, or you can sit back and relax at the Leisure Square in front of the Ahornbahn mountain station or at one of several rest places.

New: Hiking Trail Filzenkogel

New: Hiking Trail Filzenkogel

Breathtaking round-view

The redesigned hiking trail to the Filzenkogel gives all summiteers a perfect opportunity to take in the impressive scenery and record their names in the summit log.The round trip takes about 2 hours. 

Tip: Lake Ahornsee offers many places to relax after your summit tour.

Alpine Farming Trail

Insights into the history of the Filzenalm

Info stations along our Alpine Farming Trail leading to the Filzenalm provide you with some insight into the history of this mountain hut: How was the hut managed in the past and what were the main challenges that had to be overcome? You will find the answers to these questions, along with lots of other interesting information, on the trail. At the Filzenalm, the Filzenalm viewing platform also awaits you with fantastic views of the Stilluptal.

Hiking on Action Mountain Penken

Panorama Trail Penken

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 mountain station up to the Penkenjoch and down to the Penkenbahn mountain 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 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!

 

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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”, "Family" and “Adventure” qualities, respectively.