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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Winter Hiking recommended route

Zirben Alm 10

Winter Hiking · Ötztal closed
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OBERGURGL CENTRE -> Zirben Alm -> OBERGURGL CENTRE

 

closed
easy
Distance 2.3 km
0:45 h
390 m
49 m
1,951 m
1,902 m
Schönwieshütte lies above Obergurgl at the foot of Hangerer face. The ascent starts at the village edge of Obergurgl, leading past the 400 years old stone pine forest and the foothills of Hohe Mut mountain ridge. The last stretch runs parallel to the mighty Rotmoos ravine. 

Easier variant: Pedestrians can take an up- and downhill ride on Steinmannbahn at the foot of the stone pine forest (lift ticket required: € 18,00). From the top station there is a broad road leading directly up to the hut - that guards the entrance to Rotmoostal side valley. The hut taxi (call for reservation) will gladly pick you up from the top station of Steinmannbahn.

 

The Schönwies hut is closed on mondays.

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Update: May 16, 2024
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,951 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 20.80%Dirt road 36.02%Forested/wild trail 7.39%Path 0.02%Unknown 35.76%
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0.5 km
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0.8 km
Forested/wild trail
0.2 km
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0 km
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0.8 km
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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 suggestions

More information about winter hiking can be found here: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern 

Start

Obergurgl centre
Coordinates:
DD
46.870105, 11.026341
DMS
46°52'12.4"N 11°01'34.8"E
UTM
32T 654424 5192722
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Destination

Obergurgl centre

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 out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at       

 

Directions

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 was: 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
46.870105, 11.026341
DMS
46°52'12.4"N 11°01'34.8"E
UTM
32T 654424 5192722
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

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

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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.3 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
390 m
Descent
49 m
Highest point
1,951 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
Round trip Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Dog-friendly Suitable for strollers Way cleared Groomed snow

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