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valid in ski and glacier world Zillertal 3000 (=Hintertuxer Gletscher, Eggalm, Rastkogel, Finkenberg, Penken/Mayrhofen, Ahorn)
Zillertal Super Ski Pass (valid in the entire Zillertal valley)
 

Hiking tour reccommendations at Finkenberg/Penken

Easy hikes

Moor Nature Trail

The Moor educational trail of the Nature World in the Tux Valley starts at the middle station of the Finkenberger Almbahnen lifts. Trail no. 22 b provides information and facts about the surrounding nature and its secrets. You reach Vorderlanersbach/Tux by following trail no. 57 towards the valley and then trail no. 55. Another option is the short climb on trail no. 57 to the Penkenjoch. Hikers can tackle the descent from the Penkenjoch on foot (see Penkenjoch – Rastkogel) or by taking the gondolas into the valley. You can conveniently return to the bottom station in Finkenberg by taking bus no. 4104 from Vorderlanersbach/Tux.

  • Category: medium
  • Path: asphalt, broken rocks, forest/hike path
  • Theme path with information boards about the typical biodiversity of the fen and its protected plants and the diverse wildlife.
  • Duration: 2,5 hrs
  • Distance: 7 km
  • Vertical Metres: 680
  • Ascent: 90 | descent: 590
  • Maximum Height: 1.830 m

Intermediate hikes

Finkenberg – Brunnhaus – Gamshütte

Starting at the Teufelsbrücke (Devil’s Bridge) turn right and follow the road (path nr. 34) for aprox. 1 km until the turn-off for the Hermann-Hecht-Weg Nr. 533 to the Gamshütte. Located below the summit of the three peaks of Mount Grinberg, the Gamshütte is the first station of the Berlin High Trail. However, as a relatively easy day hike, it is anappealing destination for less ambitious hikers. The view alone from the hut over the Zillertal Main Ridge with its’ subsidiary valleys (Gründe in German) is ample reward for the uphill climb.

  • Category: medium
  • Path: asphalt, broken rocks, forest/hike path
  • Duration: 3,5 hrs
  • Distance: 6,4 km
  • Vertical Metres: 1.030
  • Ascent: 1.010 | descent: 20
  • Maximum Height: 1.920 m

Nature trail Glocke

Interactive stations especially provide interesting information on the geological structure and historical use of the forest by man. The plant world along the 70 metre deep Tuxbach Gorge in the area between the "Devil’s Bridge" and the Cemetery Bridge is of particular interest. The walk starts in Finkenberg from the legendary Devil’s Bridge, which was constructed in 1876. ROUTE: From Finkenberg/Dornau (Teufelsbrücke – Devil’s Bridge) –Trail Nr. 32 and 32b.

  • Category: medium
  • Path: asphalt, forest/hike path
  • Information boards inform about the habitat forest.
  • Duration: 1 hrs
  • Distance: 1,9 km
  • Vertical Metres: 230
  • Ascent: 115 | descent 115 
  • Maximum Height: 920 m

Mittelstation Finkenberger Almbahnen - Finkenberg/Stein

This extensive walking tour starts at the Middle Station of the lifts (1,780 m). Follow signs for the Naudisweg, which is located between the Moorlehrpfad – Moor Trail and trail nr. 28. Trail nr. 28 takes you to the Persal bus stop. Those wanting to extend their walking tour a little should follow the Naudisweg to Stein, from where trail nr. 25 leads back to the village.

  • Category: medium
  • Path: asphalt, broken rocks
  • Forest/hike path 
  • Duration: 2 hrs
  • Distance: 3,8 km
  • Vertical Metres: 750
  • Ascent 0 | descent: 750
  • Maximum Height: 1.755 m

Expert hikes

Penkenjoch – Rastkogel

Vom Penkenjoch (2.095m) aus geht‘s über den Weg Nr. 57 vorbei an der Wanglalm zum Wanglspitz (2.420 m). Ab der Bergstation der Sesselbahn Horbergjoch begeht man den markierten Steig Nr. 51 bis zum höchsten Gipfel der Tuxer Voralpen, dem Rastkogel (2.762 m). Von dort eröffnet sich ein grandioser Dreitälerblick übers Inn-, Tuxer- und Zillertal. Der Abstieg erfolgt entweder über denselben Weg zurück zur Bergstation oder auf dem markierten Abstieg Nr. 318 über den Westgrat zur Geiselalm und von dort über die Geiselhöfe nach Vorderlanersbach/Tux.

  • Category: difficult
  • Path: broken rocks
  • Forest/hike path
  • Magnificent views stretch till the Zugspitze!
  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Distance: 7 km
  • Vertical Metres: 945
  • Ascent: 810 | descent: 135
  • Maximum Height: 2.762 m

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