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Cicerone Guides: The Adlerweg

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Mike Wells

240 pages, colour photos, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #195562 | ISBN-13: 9781852846411
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NHBS Price: £14.95 $18/€17 approx

About this book

The Adlerweg (German for Eagle's Way) is a well-waymarked 300km path that is relatively new and becoming ever more popular. It follows established mountain and valley tracks to traverse the length of the Austrian state of Tyrol from east to west.

This guide gives detailed route description of the route's 23 principal stages, as well as its 6 easier low-level alternatives and 8 more difficult high-level alpine variants through the Lechtal Alps.


Map key
Overview map
The Adlerweg
National parks and protected areas
Getting there
Food and drink
Amenities and services
The natural environment
What to take
Safe walking
About this guide
The Route

Section 1
Stage 1 St Johann in Tirol to Gaudeamushutte
Stage 2 Gaudeamushutte to Hintersteinersee
Stage 3 Hintersteinersee to Kufstein

Section 2
Brandenberger Alpen and Rofangebirge
Stage 4 Langkampfen to Buchackeralm
Stage 5 Buchackeralm to Kaiserhaus
Stage 6 Kaiserhaus to Steinberg am Rofan
Stage 7 Steinberg am Rofan to Mauritzalm
Stage U6 Kaiserhaus to Bayreutherhutte
Stage U7 Bayreutherhutte to Mauritzalm

Section 3
Stage 8 Maurach to Lamsenjoch
Stage 9 Lamsenjoch to Falkenhutte
Stage 10 Falkenhutte to Karwendelhaus
Stage 11 Karwendelhaus to Hallerangeralm
Stage 12 Hallerangeralm to Hafelekar
Stage U9 Lamsenjoch to Vomperberg
Stage U10 Vomperberg to Absam
Stage U11 Absam to Pfeishutte

Section 4
Innsbruck and Patscherkofel
Stage 12a Innsbruck city tour
Stage 13 Patscherkofel to Tulfeinalm
Stage 14 Hochzirl to Solsteinhaus

Section 5
Wettersteingebirge and Miemingergebirge
Stage 15 Solsteinhaus to Leutasch
Stage 16 Leutasch to Ehrwald
Stage 17 Ehrwald to Fernstein

Section 6
Lechtal and Valluga
Stage 18 Fernstein to Anhalterhutte
Stage 19 Anhalterhutte to Haselgehr
Stage 20 Haselgehr to Steeg
Stage 21 Steeg to Stuttgarterhutte
Stage 22 Stuttgarterhutte to Ulmerhutte
Stage 23 Ulmerhutte to St Anton am Arlberg
Stage U22 Steeg to Leutkircherhutte

Section 7
Lechtaler Alpen Hohenweg
Stage A17 Fernstein to Loreahutte
Stage A18 Loreahutte to Anhalterhutte
Stage A19 Anhalterhutte to Hanauerhutte
Stage A20 Hanauerhutte to Wurttembergerhaus
Stage A21 Wurttembergerhaus to Memmingerhutte
Stage A22 Memmingerhutte to Ansbacherhutte
Stage A23 Ansbacherhutte to Kaiserjochhaus
Stage A24 Kaiserjochhaus to St Anton am Arlberg

Appendix A Distances and timings
Appendix B Suggested schedules to walk the Adlerweg in 15 and 21 days 223
Appendix C Tourist offices 226
Appendix D Useful contacts 228
Appendix E Glossary of German geographic terms 231

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