Hikers’ paradise

Your holiday resort Sankt Leonhard is the starting point for numerous stunning hikes in the popular Tyrolean mountains. Varied paths and trails offer a unique experience for the whole family, taking you past rushing mountain streams, while inhaling the scent of wonderful mountain herbs. High-alpine tours above 3 000 metres, such as the famous Wildspitze (at 3 768 m the highest mountain in Tyrol) are also possible from Pitztal.

Our Service for hikers in the Hotel Mittagskogel: 
Free rucksack transport to the Braunschweiger Hut, weather information on the reception, packed lunch on request.

Rifflesee- circular walk

Even the gondola ride to the Rifflesee provides an impressive panoramic view of the Pitztal Alps. From the top station plenty of leisurely hikes are on offer for the whole family. If you feel like it you can hike on to the Brandkogel.

Rifflesee- circular walk

This track combines five alpine pastures at an altitude of 1 800 m: Arzler Alm, Tiefentaler Alm, Neuberg Alm, Mauchele Alm and Söllberg Alm are connected by this route.

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From Mandarfen onto one of the most beautiful high-altitude trails to the Taschhaus and descent. With views of the Wildspitze and the Taschachferner.
Duration: approx. 5-6 hours
Difficulty: red

Good shoes, sure-footedness and the correct clothing (jumper, windproof jacket, sunglasses, sun cream), are absolutely necessary for this route.

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1-day tour of the Wildspitze 3 774 m – the highest mountain of Tyrol: THE experience and the highlight of your holiday! Possible for everyone with good physical fitness. A mountain guide is recommended.

Book a Pitztaler Bergführer

If you have always dreamed of an unforgettable ascent of the Wildpitze (3774m) or reaching a summit of one of the numerous 3000 m peaks in the Pitztal, you can make this a reality with Michael Walser – a state certified mountain & ski guide. A very good range of well-guided huts and above all the extremely popular high-altitude trails, also high-alpine glacier tours with breath-taking views to rock climbing and via ferrata round off the programme. Equipment is provided at a charge and guarantees a safe and unforgettable mountain experience.

Mountain guides Pitztal

Planning to cross the Alps on foot? We are located on the European Long Distance Trail E5, which runs from Obertsdorf to Bolzano: Zams – Braunschweiger Hütte stage – A must for every mountaineer and hiker.

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In summer, the Kaunergrat – Pitztal Nature Park opens up diversity in the smallest of spaces. Experience the magnificent high altitude mountain landscape, the extraordinary flowing dry grasslands, the mighty glacier at the end of the valley and different protected areas in the nature park. Interesting exhibitions perfectly round off the summer experience.

to the Naturpark Kaunergrat

The huts and alms in Pitztal have a wonderful combination of originality and comfort. After a wonderful hike a break is a must – delicious Tyrolean delicacies, good conversation with rustic innkeepers and a glass of schnapps to round off the visit, it’s a great experience! Find out which Huts and alms are open here.

Our tip: The Braunschweiger Hütte

Braunschweiger Hütte


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