The so-called Neustifter Besinnungsweg was built between 1996 and 1997. In total, there are 16 stops and numerous benches to relax on and inspire to reflect. The path starts south of the Neder. After a steep ascent counting 256 steps the path, containing many turns, leads through a light forest up to the high forest. The Issenanger Alm is the final point of the ascent. Here you'll have the opportunity to rest in a mountain hut and enjoy a meal.
You'll get back to the starting point by using the same path or trying out another path leading out of the valley passing the Herzebner Almwirt to get to Neder.
- You're traveling a distance of 5 miles on this moderate trail. The hike is therefore not too long. Average length of all hikes in Tyrol is 9 miles.
- You're facing an uphill climb of 416 vertical meters on this hike. The highest point of the track is 4534 ft above sea level.
- Don’t hesitate to take your kids along on this moderate hikes.
- Hiking boots are not required, but the hike might be more enjoyable with sturdy footwear (especially in wet conditions). If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.
Coming from Innsbruck you'll be reaching the Stubaital (valley) via the Brennerautobahn A13 (Europe bridge). Take the exit at Schönberg and continue to Neustift Neder. Just behind the bus stop in Neder you'll find a car park. You'll be charged a parking fee. If you are a holder of a guest card, parking is for free.
From Innsbruck central station you will also be able to catch a direct bus link to Neustift.