Ahornspitze near Myrhofen in Ziller-Valley is
rather easy to climb in spite of its almost 3000m height.
The Ahornbahn brings us to almost 2000m height. Additionally Edel hut
in the middle of the way provides us with a comfortable rest point.
But be careful, the last several hundred meters are really steep,
breakable and unstable rocks!
Ahornspitze and Edel hut (in the middle) viewing from the neighbor of
The Ahornbahn rope way with 160-person capacity transports us in a
several minutes to the height of about 2000m.
After going across and going through the gate at the border of the
Filzenalm, the way goes down a little bit turning into Hochleger, where
Edel hut and Ahornspitze become well visible.
Then earning the height along the edge and crossing some small rivers,
you will soon reaches at Edel hut in about one hour.
After a short break at the hut, we started again for the way becoming
steeper and steeper until it changes into a zig-zag way.
The last several hundred meters are sometime on the stones falling from
the mountain or on the late autumn snow.
The border of Filzenalm
Turning into Hochleger
View on the Ahornspitze from the hut
Reaching to the edge (Popbergschneid)
The last part is really steep
Breakable and unstable rocks
Traversing to the top of the Ahornspitze
While traversing, don't look down!
If you reach the edge (Popbergerschneid), you can see the Zillertaler
main alpine mountains as the border to Italy.
Now the last several hundred meters will be interesting. There is
almost no way but marked stones among the breakable and unstable stones
Always finding the next read marking, you will see the cross on the top.
Where you will reach at first is still not the top. you have to go
along a large standing stone barrier from the left side, going little
bit down, will find a narrow path going to the real top of the
Ahornspitze. This last path is partly supported by a steel wire and
some steps fixed at stable rocks.
Panorama from the top in the south direction
Filzenalm (1955m, 9:20) -> Edel hut (2238m, 10:30)
Edel hut (2238m, 10:45) -> Popbergschneid (2740m, 11:50) ->
Ahornspitze (2973m, 12:45) (Uphill 3h15min)
Ahornspitze (2973m, 13:15) -> Popbergschneid (2740m, 13:53) ->
Edel hut (2238m, 14:40)
Edel hut (2238m, 15:10) -> Filzenalm (1955m, 16:20) (Downhill
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