Jannis

Jannis

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” This compelling quote says it all for outdoor lover Jannis Braun. His passion for hiking and mountain biking inspired him to move from Germany to Innsbruck. Finding pleasure in the mountains, Jannis continues to embrace the beauty and culture around him.


by Jannis in Nature

Editor’s Pick: The Home Mountains of the Tirol Blog Authors

The world’s sky-scraping mountains lure hikers anxious for that bragging rights for summiting their heights. However, we think that one of Tirol’s biggest claims to fame is its awe-inspiring mountains, too. Some of these peaks are famous, while others are not as well known. Here we have rounded up (in no particular order) 13 of…

18 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Recommendations

Tirol Alpinist Association Refuges for an Early Season Hut Adventure

Hiking season is near and fortunately the eager beavers out there don’t need to wait too long to lace up their hiking boots: Numerous Alpinist Association shelters and refuges throughout Tirol are ready for the new season and open in early summer 2019, making it easy for hikers and mountain bikers to do an overnighter…

7 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Sports

Eight of the Best Snowshoe Trails in Tirol’s Backcountry

The beauty of snowshoeing comes from its simplicity—just strap in and go! I discovered this gentle winter activity last year and find it’s a perfect alternative to Alpine skiing. Do you want to traipse through deep powder in the backcountry, scaling peaks, or is a snowshoe run on packed trails followed by sledding down more…

13 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Nature

Tirol Alpinist Association Refuges for Overnighters in Golden October

For many avid walkers, there’s nothing quite like hiking during the autumn months. The crowds of summer have largely disappeared, the wonderful mix of explosive colours, deep blue, cloudless skies and crisp, nostalgic breezes have taken their place and the surrounding high peaks may already have a dusting of snow. Fortunately, there are nice Alpinist…

12 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Sports

Winter Hexathlon: Discover Olympic Winter Sports in Tirol

At the moment, all eyes are drawn to South Korea’s Pyeongchang for the 2018 Winter Olympics, where  athletes from all over the world are fighting for their chance at glory—and where Olympic Medals are awarded across 102 events. If you’ve ever wondered what it feels like to be an Olympic racer, Tirol is the place…

5 min. Reading time
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