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Hochjoch Hospiz - Schöne Aussicht

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  • / Schöne Aussicht
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  • / Wanderroute - Hochjoch Hospiz
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  • / Hochjoch-Hospiz
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  • / Aufstieg zum Hochjoch Hospiz
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  • / Wanderweg Hochjoch Hospiz mit Blick nach Rofen
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  • / Aufstieg zum Hochjoch Hospiz
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  • / Zimmerlager Schöne Aussicht
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  • / Schöne Aussicht, Grenze zu Südtirol
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HOCHJOCH HOSPIZ -> SCHÖNE AUSSICHT
moderate
7 km
3:00 h
749 m
318 m
At Hochjoch Hospiz a steep footpath leads down to the bridge over Hintereisbach brooklet. A switchback route takes you uphill past the glacier fields of Hochjochferner and, moderately rising, further on to the refuge hut of Schöne Aussicht.

 

Author’s recommendation

Reservation of the hut sleeping places necessary!
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Updated: April 01, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,842 m
Lowest point
2,288 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Hochjoch Hospiz (2,412 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.825105, 10.833676
DMS
46°49'30.4"N 10°50'01.2"E
UTM
32T 639859 5187361
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Destination

Schöne Aussicht

Turn-by-turn directions

At Hochjoch Hospiz a steep footpath leads down to the bridge over Hintereisbach brooklet. A switchback route takes you uphill past the glacier fields of Hochjochferner and, moderately rising, further on to the refuge hut of Schöne Aussicht.

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: 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 options are available in the mountaineering village Vent

- In summertime in front of the village (parking machine, only coins or EC card) and at the chairlift (at the ticket office of the mountain railways)

- In wintertime only at the chairlift

Cost: € 5,00 per day/car

Coordinates

DD
46.825105, 10.833676
DMS
46°49'30.4"N 10°50'01.2"E
UTM
32T 639859 5187361
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia

Information brochure Vent / available Information Vent

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Similar routes nearby

  • Hochjoch Hospiz - Middle Guslarspitze - Vernagthut
  • Vernagt Hütte - Hochjoch Hospiz - Schöne Aussicht
  • Schöne Aussicht - Kurzras im Schnalstal - Vernagt am See - Similaun Hütte
  • Similaun Hütte - Similaun - Martin Busch Hütte
  • Höhenweg Sonnberg
  • Vent-Breslauer hut - Vernagthut - Hochjoch Hospiz - Vent
  • Mountaineering Village Vent - Panoramarestaurant Stableinalm
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
749 m
Descent
318 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available

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