Hiking Around Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck was more or less my first stop on my spring road trip.  Once arriving there I decided to not stay very long, but definitely wanted to enjoy the beautiful scenery the city has to offer (and really…it is beautiful).  I was able to find a trail a bit outside of the city and decided to hike it for a bit.  It turns out it was a fitness trail, so that gave me an hour of my life to pretend I was a dedicated fitness buff (as I hiked in combat boots and jeans).  Once I arrived on top, I was greeted by these stunning views:

Innsbruck definitely offered a good first impression for our road trip and I was super happy to have made a pit-stop there.  My only regret is not getting to spend a little more time there… but it happens.  I always have an excuse to return, especially since I now own a pair of skis gifted to me after moving to Norway.  Pretty sure I’ll be a professional soon and can make something historical happen on that Olympic ski jump.

I look forward to exploring more of this region of Austria while living in Europe as I have really only spent time in the east of the country.

Are you looking for the right gear for hiking in Innsbruck?  Be sure you have the right camera for hiking (see more) and best shoes and socks for the adventure (see more).  It makes all the difference on this journey… and I clearly failed!

Comments (21)

Those mountains are gorgeous!! I went to Innsbruck in Winter once and it was so pretty. Definately worth trying out your new skis there :)

yea i totally wish we could have stayed there longer…but italy was calling!!! i am thinking a trip back sometime will be needed!

That is absolutely stunning!! It looks like a postcard! Man I wish i got to travel around as much as you and your boyfriend but you always seem to find these amazing places I’m going to have to add to my ever growing list of places to go ASAP! lol

you should totally check it out (although it seems rather small!) or you can come to norway ;)

Ha if only I looked half that good after a hike!

Amazing views!

hahha i wish girl! i ended up taking off that jacket which was soaking in sweat shortly after.

I absolutely loved Innsbruck (and all of Austria!!) when I was there visiting. What a beautiful town, as your pictures show! Those views are just unreal. So glad you had a wonderful time :)

thanks girl!! yea austria is something special, thats for sure!

i wish i could travel like you,,
the view is stunning!

it sure was! took my breath away!!!

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