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Road bike tours in Ötztal

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Gaislachkogl

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GAISLACHKOGL MITTELSTATION -> GAISLACHKOGL BERGSTATION -> SÖLDEN 
moderate
2.6 km
1:30 h
849 m
0 m
Von der Mittelstation der Gaislachkoglbahn führt ein breiter Schotterweg hinauf über die Skipiste zum Gaislachkogl. Dort wo die Almwiesen blühen, trifft man auf heimische Weidetiere wie Schafe, Kühe und Pferde. Entlang der idyllischen Berghänge, die im Winter als Skipiste kaum wiederzuerkennen sind, führt der Weg hinauf und über das Wasserkar zum Gaislachkogl. Diese schöne, mittelschwierige Wanderung bietet ein authentisches Bergerlebnis mit einer grandiosen Aussicht entlang der Strecke
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Mountain Station Gaislachkogl Gondola, 3,031 m
Lowest point
Middle Station Gaislachkogl Gondola, 2,183 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: 

Start

Middle station Gaislachkogl Gondola (2,182 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.950210, 10.987716
DMS
46°57'00.8"N 10°59'15.8"E
UTM
32T 651255 5201548
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Destination

Mountain station Gaislachkogl Gondola

Turn-by-turn directions

Von der Mittelstation der Gaislachkoglbahn führt oberhalb ein breiter Schotterweg über die Skipiste hinauf. Am Ende des Weges wandert man rechts, unter der Gaislachkoglbahn hindurch, dem steilen Hang ins Wasserkar hinauf. Am Bergrücken wandert man dem langen Grat entlang, bis zur Bergstation der Gaislachkoglbahn. An der Gaislachkoglbahn angekommen, folgt man weiter einem felsigen Steig vorbei am Restaurant Ice Q und der Erlebniswelt 007 ELEMENTS zum Gipfelkreuz des Gaislachkogls.

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 in Sölden:

 

  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

 

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden
  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

 

Coordinates

DD
46.950210, 10.987716
DMS
46°57'00.8"N 10°59'15.8"E
UTM
32T 651255 5201548
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

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

  • Zwergerlweg Trail
  • Nature Exploration Trail
  • Genusswandern zum Gaislacher See – Genusszeit ice Q
  • Experience mile - Highlights of Sölden on one mile
  • Water Walk Waalweg Mooserstegle
  • Water Walk Rotmoostal
  • Obergurgl Stone Pine Forest - Theme Trail
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.6 km
Duration
1:30h
Ascent
849 m
Descent
0 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route

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