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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Winter Hiking recommended route

Romantic hiking trail Hochgurgl 2

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · closed
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HOCHGURGL (CHAPEL) -> direction east Königstal valley -> HOCHGURGL (CHAPEL)
closed
easy
Distance 2.1 km
0:30 h
10 m
12 m
2,196 m
2,154 m
Access the trail above the chapel in Hochgurgl at the top station of Hochgurgl gondola, section I. From there the slightly ascending and descending trail runs parallel to the cross-country skiing track. A part of the trail is illuminated in the evening. 

The trail travels straight through Alpine landscapes of awesome natural beauty above the tree line, offering stunning vistas.

 

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Update: April 24, 2023
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
2,196 m
Lowest point
2,154 m
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/  & https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest.

The Ötztal Tourismus team will be happy to inform you personally about the nature of the winter hiking trails.

Oetztal tourism: T +43 5 72 00 100 | gurgl@oetztal.com

Tips and hints

More information about winter hiking can be found here: 

https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

Hochgurgl (chapel) (2,153 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.899267, 11.051947
DMS
46°53'57.4"N 11°03'07.0"E
UTM
32T 656291 5196014
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Destination

Hochgurgl chapel

Turn-by-turn directions

Access the trail above the chapel in Hochgurgl at the top station of Hochgurgl Gondola, section I. From there the slightly ascending and descending trail runs parallel to the cross-country skiing track. A part of the trail is illuminated in the evening. 

The trail travels straight through Alpine landscapes of awesome natural beauty above the tree line, offering stunning vistas.

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 

By road

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 in Gurgl: 
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking Hochgurglbahn valley station, free of charge - no parking at night
  • Parking Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking) 

Coordinates

DD
46.899267, 11.051947
DMS
46°53'57.4"N 11°03'07.0"E
UTM
32T 656291 5196014
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, is for all hikes and tours necessary.

Similar routes nearby

  • Winter hiking trail Pill-Angern-Alt Poschach 3
  • Hochgurgl - Top Mountain Crosspoint - No. 1
  • Winter hiking trail Königsrain - No. 5
  • Stone Pine Forest nature treasure - Obergurgl
  • Ochsenkopf circular trail - No. 7
  • Winter hiking track Schönwieshütte - No. 12
  • Circular hiking trail to the Zirben Alm - No. 10
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.1 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
10 m
Descent
12 m
Highest point
2,196 m
Lowest point
2,154 m
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