We respect your
right to privacy!

Cookie settings

By clicking on "Accept" , you consent to use cookies and other technologies (provided by us and other trusted partners). We use such data for anonymous statistical purposes, tailor-made settings and to display personalized content and advertisements. It will help to provide you with an improved website experience. Please find out more about this topic in our Privacy Policy | Imprint

  • These cookies are absolutely necessary for the operation of this site and enable safety related functionalities, for example. Additionally, this type of cookie is as well used to save your personal cookie settings.

  • In order to further improve both our offer and website, we collect anonymized data for statistics and analyzes. By means of these cookies we can, for example, analyze the number of visitors and the effect of certain pages on our website by optimizing our content.

  • We use these cookies to improve usability of the site for you. For example, based on an accommodation search you already made, you can conveniently access the same lodging when you visit our website again.

  • These cookies are used to display personalized content that matches your interests. It enables us to provide you with offers that are particularly relevant to your personally planned trip.

Road bike tours in Ötztal

Winter Hiking recommended route

Amberger Hütte - Längenfeld/Gries

Winter Hiking · Laengenfeld · Open
Logo Ötztal
Responsible for this content
Ötztal Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Sulztal
    Sulztal
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
m 2200 2100 2000 1900 1800 1700 1600 1500 1400 5 4 3 2 1 km
From the Sulztalalm you are in open terrain. Note the avalanche situation!!

GRIES -> Vögelasbrücke -> Abzweigung Nisslam -> Sulztalalm -> AMBERGER HÜTTE

Open
moderate
Distance 5.9 km
2:10 h
540 m
9 m
2,133 m
1,594 m
A popular destination for hiking and snowshoeing is the family-friendly Amberger Hütte (2,135 m), which is also the starting point for many ski tours. From the south-facing, sunny terrace of the massive natural stone building from 1888 you can see the gleaming Sulztalferner, which is flanked by mighty mountain peaks like the Schrankogel or Wilde Leck. The ascent to the Amberger Hütte runs steadily uphill on a wide road along the Fischbach, which shows you the way until just before the hut. If you want to take a short break in between, you can do so halfway in the Sulztalalm. 

Author’s recommendation

On the way back you can borrow a toboggan from the Sulztalalm and sledding into the valley.
Profile picture of Ötztal Tourismus Büro Längenfeld
Author
Ötztal Tourismus Büro Längenfeld
Update: February 21, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,133 m
Lowest point
1,594 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Safety information

 Please note the current snow and avalanche situation report for the coming days:

https://www.oetztal.com/en/winter.html & https://avalanche.report/albina-web/bulletin/latest?lang=en

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.

 

Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 5 72 00 300
info@oetztal.com

Tips and hints

Open alpine terrain - note the avalanche situation report.

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/winter-hiking

Start

Gries (1,594 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.069399, 11.027458
DMS
47°04'09.8"N 11°01'38.8"E
UTM
32T 653936 5214870
w3w 
///owns.obtain.commitments

Destination

Amberger Hütte

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking lot at the end of Gries follow the path to the Sulztal. From the crossing of the Vögelasbrücke the slope increases noticeably. After a few hairpin bends you pass the mark Nisslam. Here you keep straight and follow the valley deeper into it. After about 1 hour walk you reach the Sulztalalm and thus has already coped half the way. The further way runs pleasantly uphill to the last piece which has a noticeable slope.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the

train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local

taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here:

http://fahrplan.vvt.at

Getting there

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the

longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the

entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country

roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available:

Gries at the end of the village - chargeable

Coordinates

DD
47.069399, 11.027458
DMS
47°04'09.8"N 11°01'38.8"E
UTM
32T 653936 5214870
w3w 
///owns.obtain.commitments
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wintermap Längenfeld

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. 

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Nisslalm - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Sulztalalm - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Besinnungsweg - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Round hiking trail Brand/Burgstein - Längenfeld
  • Brandalm - Längenfeld
  • Längenfeld/Au - Längenfeld
  • Round hiking trail Längenfeld / Huben - Längenfeld
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.9 km
Duration
2:10 h
Ascent
540 m
Descent
9 m
Highest point
2,133 m
Lowest point
1,594 m
Refreshment stops available Linear route Groomed snow

Statistics

  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
Maps and trails
Distance  km
Duration : h
Ascent  m
Descent  m
Highest point  m
Lowest point  m
Push the arrows to change the view
  • 19°C

  • Live