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Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide

Possingergasse 59-61/8/18, Vienna 1160, Austria
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Snowshoeing in Austria

I booked this trip for my 18 year old daughter and her friends who wanted to snowshoe. They had a... read more

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Reviewed 28 December 2017
Monica M
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Springfield, United States
Fabulous 2 Day Hike in the Alps

Joe was an excellent guide - took care of every detail. All the pre-trip communication was... read more

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Reviewed 3 September 2017
Jonny K
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Get out and explore the outdoors. Make your European trip grandiose and join me on a mountain hike in the Austrian Alps. Hiking locations start within 1 hour outside Vienna’s city limits. I provide customized tours for beginner and intermediate level hikers. Whether single or multiple day hikes, I show you the mountain side of Vienna. Why chose Alpine Joe - I speak the local language, Trained & Certified in the Tirolean Alps, Local knowledge of fauna & flora, optional Pick-up and Drop off, Provides local tips and stresses quality over quantity hikes. Don’t miss your chance to visit the Austrian Alps while in Vienna. The world is turning… Hike with it! - Alpine Joe
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Possingergasse 59-61/8/18, Vienna 1160, Austria
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I booked this trip for my 18 year old daughter and her friends who wanted to snowshoe. They had a fantastic time and could not stop raving about it. Joe was an excellent guide, ensuring a safe, yet fun time.More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

On my first snowshoeing trip for the winter I got asked to guide 5 young ladies from Texas. At first I was a bit concerned on who they would do in the snow, but I soon found out they were Texas strong. They battled the...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Joe was an excellent guide - took care of every detail. All the pre-trip communication was excellent. The itinerary was perfect. The hikes were pitched at my level and exhilarating, challenging yet totally within my grasp. The views of the mountains were stunning. The huts...More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you very much for the wonderful review Johnny. The small details count and go a long way when someone is away from their natural environment. The two days in the mountains went as planned and the weather played in our favor. We ran into...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Had a wonderful time it was a great experience to hike with my family my son and my niece and my husband it was great had a good timeMore

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thanks for the quick review. Our Seminole Canyon Windmill hike was in two words "sizzling hot"! Thanks to our packed goodies we had plenty of water and food. Shelter from the Texas sun was difficult to overcome, but the ice cream in the end did...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

My cousin and I went hiking with Joe last week- he took us to Mount Schneeberg, which had the most breathtaking views! I would highly recommend using Joe as a guide if you're looking for an incredible hiking experience. He's very experienced, motivated (and motivating),...More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks you two for the choosing me, Alpine Joe, as your local mountain hiking guide. I had a wonderful time from start to finish. The hours of laughs and all the great photos that come out in the end. It was a really great hike...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Had a great day out hiking with Joe who was the perfect guide and catered for our every needs. Would thoroughly recommend him.More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Had a great day hiking on the RAX with the both of you. Truly the perfect weather and timing on the whole day. And the conversation was just right. Glad you enjoyed the hike and hope to meet you again in the future for an...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

We did a 2 day hike with Joe in the Raxgebiet. It was a challenge for me being not really a mountain goat and being born in a flat country, but it was truly an amazing experience. Joe knows the area like the back of...More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

I had the pleasure of leading a Belgians up the RAX this past weekend and the memories are still running through my mind. The blood, sweet and tears. Well no blood and tears, but lots of huffing and puffing! The mountain worked its magic and...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of being guided up the mountains by Joe last weekend. Even though the initial weather was a bit rainy, Joe kept up the morale and surprised us with stunning views and interest facts. He guided us with patience and passion.More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Thanks for the review C. D. The two day hike on the RAX was absolutely wonderful, full of laughs and "get to know your group" game at the hut. The food was tasty and the breakfast was great. The weather didn't go too well for...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

What great service Joe provides!! The weather was horrible (very rainy) on the way up the mountain. At times I really doubted that I could make it (the altitude was a bit of a challenge for me) but Joe was patient and encouraging and allowed...More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thanks for much for the wonderful review. Yes, the rain was really pouring down on us, but it was perfect for testing out our gear. Ready for your hike we heading on our way... And no taking the road up the mountain was not an...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

They are saying company is most important than the trip itself, that was my experience with Joe. I was in Austria for 5 days, but hiking day makes my journey matter. It was my first experience with hiking, me and other 2 friends. Joe was...More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2016

The day brought us a variety of different weather situations. Rain, snow pellets, snow flakes, wind, clouds and sun and some blue skies. It was a really wild hike. And we even had the chance to walk across some snow. Being the first time on...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

I booked three hikes with Alpine Joe. He picked me up every morning from my Airbnb apartment, provided rain gear that I was missing, offered information about the areas we hiked through, and tailored the hikes to my requests and hiking ability as well as...More

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AlpineJoeHikingGuide, Owner at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

The days of hiking with only a bit of bad weather, which gave us a chance to test our rain gear. And that rain didn't stop us we continued the hike and got some awesome photos even in the rain. We did changes our plans...More

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Annarose15
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Response from AlpineJoeHikingGuide | Property representative |
My apologies again for the communication. FYI. Trip advisor notifications have delays.
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MissionDiscover
23 March 2016|
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Response from AlpineJoeHikingGuide | Property representative |
Sorry for the extremely late response, but I never received any type of notification from your above message. I hope you had a great stay in Vienna. Once again my apologies for missing your request. Best wishes, Alpine Joe
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