The 25th most popular snowboarding destination in Austria.
Sunday 17 December 2017 06:13 GMT
Southeast of Innsbruck and southwest of Mayrhofen, the region between Tux and Hintertux offers a wide range of pistes and glacial runs to explore by snowboard. There are two separate base areas in Hintertux and Tux that are only connected via ski bus. Overall, the region has 30 pistes served by 13 lifts accessing 225km of pistes with a practical maximum vertical drop of 1,200m.
In addition to the pistes, the Hintertux terrain park is up on the glacier.
After a morning of shredding, there are two good mountain huts for lunch; check out the Gletscherhutte and the Tuxer Joch Haus.
At the end of a long day of snowboarding, try apres ski haunts like the Spannaglehaus and then head to Hohenhaus. For some nightlife, check out Tux 1 and Batzen Keller Tenne.
The Hintertux glacier also has plenty of glacial snowboard runs open during the summer.
To reach the snowboarding in Hintertux, take the train from Innsbruck or Munich to Jenbach. Then, transfer to the Zillertalbahn to head up the valley to Mayrhofen. From Mayrhofen, take the local bus up to Hintertux (about 1 hour).
Overall, Hintertux is the 25th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 67 snowboarding resorts in Austria. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Hintertux including Mayrhofen, Hochfugen, Gerlos, Wald-Konigsleiten and Zell Am Ziller.