Airrofan & Adlerhorst
Adrenaline rush and spectacular views guaranteed. The eagle walk, Tirol’s award-winning long-distance hiking trail at Achensee, has two more attractions – the sky glider, Airrofan, and the 360° viewing platform on the Gschöllkopf.
Airrofan sky glider
Those with a thirst for something adventurous and for an adrenaline rush can get airborne on the sky glider, and feel just like an eagle. This innovative structure, in the shape of an eagle, is 600 metres long, covers 200 metres elevation gain and has a speed of up to 80 km/hr, provides another highlight for daredevils on the Gschöllkopf and a very special flying experience high above Achensee. Airrofan is just a few metres from the mountain station for the Rofan cable car and operates in summer and winter.
Adlerhorst viewing platform
A giant viewing platform sits enthroned on the Gschöllkopf at 2039 metres – the Adlerhorst. The platform, created by renowned Tirol wrought-iron craftsman Manfred Hörl, is based on an eagle’s nest. Building costs for this metal network came to EUR 200,000. Some 15 tonnes of metal were processed for the unique construction. Measuring eight metres in diameter and providing a 360° panorama, this platform is a popular excursion destination for hikers. The view to Achensee, the Karwendel mountains, the Zillertal Alps and to the lower Inntal is dreamy.
The viewing platform is only open to visitors in the summer.