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The route starts at the top of the Hafelekarbahn cable car, which is reached by taking the Hungerburgbahn tram from Innsbruck city centre, followed by the Seegrubbebahn cable car and finally the Hafelekarbahn itself.
This all sounds very complicated but it's simple really - each lift starts where the last one finishes so once you've located the start of the Hungerburgbahn (which lies on the junction between Rennweg and Herzog-Otto Strasse, at the northern end of Innsbruck centre), it should be plain sailing.
Once at the Hafelekar the route is well signposted and easy to follow.
It begins with a stunning ridge walk, perched high above Innsbruck city and the Inn valley, and then swings into the Karwendel mountains - the largest area in the Alps without any year-round settlements - and slowly down to the beautifully positioned Pfeisshütte.