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Stubaier Höhenweg 2017: Hut to Hut Hiking in Tirol, Austria


In July 2017, I set out to Austria with friends to hike for four days along the Stubaier Höhenweg. In total, the Stubaier Höhenweg is serviced by eight huts, over a U-shaped traverse through beautiful alpine landscapes, over a course … Continue reading

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Zillertaler Runde / Berliner Höhenweg 2015: Hut to Hut Hiking in Tirol, Austria


In July, 2015, my son Daniel and I set out to Austria to hike the Zillertaler Runde. The 50 mile (80 km) trek is known to Germans as the Berliner Höhenweg and to Brits as the Zillertal Rucksack Route. The … Continue reading

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Salzburg & Salzkammergut Silver Anniversary 2014


At the end of July, Eileen and I took a week to visit the Salzkammergut region of Austria to celebrate our 25th wedding Anniversary. We’d been to Austria before, on our honeymoon. And Salzburg was a brief stop on our … Continue reading

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Pitztaler Runde 2013: Hut to Hut Hiking in Tirol, Austria


I very recently had the opportunity to travel with good friends to spend a week hut to hut hiking in Pitztal, Austria. After the hiking tour, I stayed in Germany an extra week to visit family. So, what the heck … Continue reading

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Landslide Takes Out Path to Taschachhaus


Yesterday, a huge landslide consumed the path that leads to the Taschachhaus, in Pitztal, a picturesque valley in Tyrol, Austria. The slide took place prior to the opening of the hut, scheduled for June 15. The path affected is the Fuldaer … Continue reading

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