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Mayrhofen - Hippach

Mayrhofen - Hippach

The Mayrhofen-Hippach Holiday Region lies in the figurative heart of the Zillertal. From small villages to the region’s capital – the city of Mayrhofen – everyone will find something for the perfect summer or winter holiday experience. Whether you prefer the solace of nature or action and adventure in the mountains and valley, the Mayrhofen – Hippach Holiday Region will not disappoint.

Winter

Winter

PISTES FOR HEROES, PEAKS FOR LEISURE-LOVERS AND IGLOOS FOR ADVENTURERS FROM ACTION TO ENCHANTMENT – IN MAYRHOFEN THE WINTER SHOWS ITS FULL RANGE OF CAPABILITIES.

 

With its exceptional variety and outstanding features, Mayrhofen is excellently prepared to start the 2019/20 winter season. Once again, this extensive skiing area with its 142 piste kilometres and 58 lifts leaves nothing to be desired. Two fascinating extremes are situated right on the doorstep – Action Mountain Penken and Leisure Mountain Ahorn. Penken offers highlights such as the Harakiri – Austria's steepest slope adventure – and the Penken Park with its cool areas and obstacles. On Ahorn guests can discover numerous insider tips: Café-Bistro Kunstraum with its breathtaking location, the family-friendly pistes, the sun-drenched Ahorn Plateau and the White Lounge complete with Ice Bar and Igloo Hotel.

 

THRILLS AND SPILLS ON THE HARAKIRI OR COOL SHREDDING AT PENKEN PARK

The 3S Penkenbahn brings a whole new level of excitement to Action Mountain Penken. It's now just a few minutes from the bustling centre of Mayrhofen to the coolest challenge in winter sports: the famous Harakiri – an absolutely perfect thrill with its 78 per cent gradient. Anyone able to handle the descent gets to wear the Harakiri-T-shirt. The second highlight on the Penken is Penken Park – one of the best and most sought-after snow parks in the whole of Europe with its six different areas and numerous obstacles. Here beginners can take their time to practice in the Kids Park while pros perform their impressive tricks.

PERFECT SKIING AND CREATURE COMFORTS ON THE AHORN

For many people it's love at second sight. Apparently unimposing at first as compared to the big 3,000-metre mountains in the background, it has astonishing qualities nonetheless. Leisure Mountain Ahorn is an absolute insider's tip. To get there from Mayrhofen you take the Ahornbahn – Austria's biggest cable car. At the top there is a sun-drenched plateau with a superb panorama, winter walks with breathtaking views, pistes for all the family and the Fun Ride Ahorn for all ages and skill levels. Fun and variety are guaranteed off the piste here, too: the classic option is to enjoy regional specialities at Café-Bistro Kunstraum in the Ahornbahn mountain station with a magnificent view of the 3,000-metre mountains. The Igloo Village White Lounge is the perfect spot to chill out during the day. In the evening it is transformed into an Igloo Hotel with comfortable suites amid the snow for a night under a sparkling canopy of stars – a truly unforgettable holiday experience in Mayrhofen.

Summer

Summer

The Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday region offers the ideal holiday experience for everyone. Action on the mountain, Wellness and Relaxation in the valley, and lots of activities for families. The Upper Zillertal has the right ingredients for a perfect summer.

With ist picturesque side Valleys, and surrounded by the amazing Beauty of the Zillertal Alps Nature Park, Mayrhofen is a dream come true for all hikers and bikers. Thanks to numerours hiking routes, one-day and multi-day tours, an 800-km long bike path network and 21 bike tours, sumiteers of all abilities can find countless opportunities to keep busy all summer long. The interactive map available at www.mayrhofen.at provides information about all the routes and Restaurants. Mayrhofen also provides families with plenty of opportunities for memorable mountain experiences. Besides the classics of hiking and biking, the region has fantastic places for bordering and rock climbing. And there's even more: tennis, squash, mini-golf, paragliding, hunting and fishing, swimming, horseback riding and kayaking. The activities in Mayrhofen-Hippach are truly limitless.

We also recommend that you try out the high rope course in the Zemm Canyon which has 34 stations of different difficulty Levels, all at a height of 88 meters above the canyon.

 

The Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (Ahornbahn & Penkenbahn) also take you up the mountain in summer . Wheter you take Austria's largest gondola up to Leisure Mountain Ahorn or the 3S Penkenbahn up to Action Mountain Penken, both mountains offer sensational summer activities. The Ahorn offers several leisurely Highlights such as the Sunrise Breakfast , the Leisure Trail, the Ahorn Eagle's Stage, the Sinnespfad, comfortable sun terraces, and cozy resting Areas. Mayrhofen's Leisure Mountain is also the starting place for many fantastic hiking and hut-to-hut-tours.

The Penken is the place to go for thrill seekers. Whether you're into paragliding, rock climbing, Biking, rollling on water in Funballz, or exploring the mountain on Special scooters, Action Mountain Penken certainly lives up to ist name.

Hiking

Hiking

Mayrhofen in the Zillertal offers many mountain tours of different difficulty levels for beginners and experts!

 

Conquer the mountains! Mayrhofen is a beautiful area that is full of trails. Whether you're a beginner, looking for a leisurely hike or a more experienced hiker, looking for a challenging multi-day hut-to-hut-tour, there's something for everyone. In July and August early-birds and anyone planning to spend a long day in the mountains can ride the Ahornbahn, Austria's largest gondola, up to the Ahorn Plateau as early as 7.30 a.m., weather permitting. Be sure to take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy the early morning calm on Leisure Mountain Ahorn. What's more, Ahorn also gives you direct access to the 372km² Zillertal Alps High Mountain Nature Park.

See below for several tour suggestions :

 

Penken Panorama Trail via Zirbenweg trail:

Paths No. 22 and 22a lead to Penkenjoch. The return route takes you past the small lake Penkensee and along Zirbenweg Paths No. 23 and 23a. Here you can look forward to a magnificent view of the Zillertal Central Alps.

Duration: 2 – 2.5 h, easy

 

Via the Wanglspitze to the Rastkogel:

Trails 23 and 57 will take you to the summit of the Rastkogel, located at 2,761 meters above sea level. For a quicker ascent, ride the Penken Kombibahn.

Duration: 7–8 hours round trip

 

Ahornspitze:

The summit of the Ahornspitze is located nearly 3,000 meters above sea level and offers some of the best views of any mountain in the Zillertal. Those who make it to the top will be rewarded with an incredible panorama of the entire valley below.

Duration: about 6 hours round trip

 

 

Aschaffenburger Höhenweg:

Trail 519 is a long-distance trail that takes you to the Kasseler Hütte via the Siebenschneidensteig. The trail is for experienced hikers and mountaineers only and should not be attempted in poor weather conditions.

Duration: 8–10 hours

 

 

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Ski area

Ski area

PENKEN AND AHORN – TWO MOUNTAINS MAKE FOR A TRULY MEMORABLE HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE THE STEEPEST SLOPE ADVENTURE, THE COOLEST SNOW PARK, THE MOST CHALLENGING VALLEY RUN

 

If you want to do it right, trust the professionals. Just another platitude? No way. It’s the key to success for everyone in search of sporting challenges and cool experiences. Action Mountain Penken and Leisure Mountain Ahorn are real pros and the ideal hot spots for adrenaline junkies of all ages and abilities. Apart from the ultra-steep Harakiri, the legendary Penken Park as well as special racing and speed tracks, there are of course also energy-sapping descents, pistes for cruising and coasting as well as authentic Tyrolean mountain huts for regaining your strength in style.

 

Your first turns are still forceful and you give your skis free rein. But soon you become more cautious, and start feeling your way to the legendary piste turn by careful turn. And of course it’s not your run-of-the-mill descent. It’s the Harakiri – which demands respect since up to 78% gradient is only something absolute experts can master. For most skiers this is the highlight of the day or possibly of the whole winter vacation.

 

EVERYTHING BUT BORING: SIX SNOW PARK AREAS

There’s no question about it. One thing skiers and snowboarders definitely won’t be on the Penken and that is bored. Whoever spends his winter vacation in Mayrhofen, has 142 piste kilometres and 58 lifts to choose from on Leisure Mountain Ahorn and Action Mountain Penken. The latter certainly lives up to its name. Apart from the Harakiri and its unbelievable gradient, Penken Park is the place to be if you’re looking for action. It counts among the best snow parks in all of Europe and offers a great selection of different areas.

 

NO LIMITS: SPEED PISTES FOR RACERS

No one needs speed offenders on the piste. Especially not on the Penken since it offers speed junkies their very own areas. There are free and specially prepared racing tracks in all. In addition there’s also the free speed track at Gerent. What makes Mayrhofen’s pistes so special, are the excellent snow conditions. And it’s not only the location in the high altitude central Alps which is responsible for this, but above all also the sophisticated and extensive snow management. Perfectly prepared pistes every day and superb conditions well into spring – that’s what Mayrhofen is known for. Mayrhofen is also well-known for its marvellous valley run from Ahorn Mountain. A mammoth run of 5.5 km and 1,400 altitude meters takes you down into the valley on partially black-rated pistes. Winter sports enthusiasts can always rely on unforgettable experiences in the snow in Mayrhofen.

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