speed hiking in hoch-imst

Speed hiking is an athletic form of hiking. It is not about breaking records, but about fitness: speed hikers individually set their own pace.

speed hiking park 

The first of its kind in Austria: Swiftly uphill with light luggage. Appropriate shoes and poles can be helpful. The joint-friendly downhill variant means taking the new gondola lift or a downhill race on the world’s longest alpine roller coaster. The route leads from the centre past Hoch-Imst to the Alpjoch mountain station at an altitude of 2.050m.

Plus factors

In cooperation with Imst Tourismus the Imster Bergbahnen lifts offer

  • three different sign-posted routes
  • information along the route on the altitude gain conquered and the remaining route length as well as
  • special downhill tickets for lift and Alpine Coaster.

all information on speed hiking

With speed hiking you conquer the mountain world of Hoch-Imst on foot - at your own pace, but as fast as possible. As with trail running, it's best to avoid heavy luggage. The positive effects on fitness and health as well as the released happiness hormones make this form of mountain walking so popular among fans of the new sport. Descent by mountain railway or coaster included!

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