Winter hiking at 2,300 metres
The Hafelekar / Top of Innsbruck, at 2,300m, is not only a place to experience wonderful views; it is also a place for simple winter hikes for the whole family. You can discover the area around the Hafelekar Station on an easy and safe winter hiking trail that anybody can use. Treat yourself to views of the wild and romantic Karwendel Mountains or watch the local daredevils ski down the steep Hafelekar Run.
The winter hiking trail is closed during periods of extreme weather and heavy snowfall.
Seegrube Panorama Trail
Why not try out the new circular hiking trail which starts directly from the patio area of the Seegrube Restaurant? The trail leads to the west, past the Frau Hitt Lift and continues with numerous curves to the Hötting Ski and Mountain Club Monument. Walk along the well-developed trail and enjoy amazing views over Innsbruck. The trail takes just 25 minutes from start to finish.
The impressive experience at the highest viewing point, the 2,300m-high Hafelekar, is within every man’s grasp thanks to a direct connection from the city. Visitors may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the normally shy wildlife, but the unique panorama of city and mountain is the real highlight.
With an area covering 727 square kilometres, the Karwendel Nature Park encompasses almost the whole Karwendel mountain range. It is the largest protected region in the Tyrol and Austria’s largest Nature Park.