Recommendations for Hikes in Hochfügen - Montana Hochfügen

Recommendations for Hikes in Hochfügen

Hill farm hike from Hochfügen

Duration: ca. 3 hrs.

Difficulty: easy

This simple loop trail is suited for the whole family and offers great insight into the diversity of the nature of the Zlilertal as well as the idyllic, traditional world of hill farms.

From rustic hill farms to luxurious huts, you will find everything along this hike - this makes it hard to choose where to stop for refreshments!

From the lift parking lot in Hochfügen, you will head right towards the Lamarkalm and from here, slightly downhill via the Pfaffenbühel ski run towards the Pfundsalm. 

From the Pfundsalm, you will head into the valley along the Finsingbach to the turn-off up to the Viertelalm. From here, the path leads over several small streams to the Holzalm. 

From the Holzalm, the path leads via a gravel road downhill to the Aarwirt, then via a paved road back to the lift parking lot in Hochfügen. 

Gilfert tour

Duration: ca. 6 hrs.
Difficulty: intermediate

The climb up the Gilfert via Hochfügen is an intermediate mountain tour that requires some level of physical fitness but does not include any alpine difficulties. The views of the Zillertal are wonderful, and the entire tour is very scenically charming.

The start is in Hochfügen – then you head from the Kollgruben to the Sonntagsköpfl. This is where the final ascent to the 2506 m high Gilfert begins. 

The descent is via the Kleiner Gamsstein and the Gamssteinhaus back to Hochfügen.

On the Rastkogel

Duration: ca. 8 hrs.
Difficulty: difficult

This ca. 8 hr. tour from Hochfügen to the Rastkogel requires good physical fitness, experience, and endurance and includes many nature highlights.

Path no. 24 to the Rastkogel leads through diverse terrain in gorgeous scenery. Once you have arrived on the summit, the pyramid-shaped Rastkogel offers optimal views: here, you can see the Hintertuxer glacier, the Stubai Alps, and the Karwendel chain.

You can enjoy refreshments at the Rastkogelhütte and the view of the beautiful meadow of flowers before heading back!