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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Mountain Hike recommended route

Ramolhaus - Obergurgl

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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Distance 7.8 km
4:00 h
1,095 m
15 m
3,006 m
1,891 m
Walk from Obergurgl across Achbrücke bridge and along the steep trail leading up to "Beil" area. Continue hiking past lush meadows and flowers in full bloom, overlooking the picture-book Alpine valleys. The high elevation trail takes you to Gurgl's pasturelands and Küppele Schäferhütte. Here you continue on the steeply climbing path until you reach the two "Herrenbäche" mountain brooks. Keep to the right at the height of the former goods lift, following the switch-backing route up to "Köpfele" peak where you find the serviced Ramolhaus.


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Update: June 07, 2021
Highest point
3,006 m
Lowest point
1,891 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop


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: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html


Obergurgl (1,906 m)
46.870453, 11.026776
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'36.4"E
32T 654456 5192762



Turn-by-turn directions

Variant 1: From Obergurgl via the Achbrücke, a steep climb to the "Beil", then a flowery and promising high mountain promenade across the Hochmähder of the Gurlger farmers to the Küppele-Schäfer hut. From there, first steep, then again moderately ascending to the two "Herrenbächen". From the former material cableway, the path turns to the right in steep turns to the "Kopfle" on which the farmed Ramolhaus stands.  


Variant 2: From Vent through the magnificent Zirbenwald to the Ramolalm, from there a steep ascent to Ramoljoch (3.200 m). The descent leads over rocks (rope protection, steps in the rock) to Ramolferner and further about 30 minutes walk to the hut. This tour is recommended only in good weather and appropriate alpine equipment.



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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

Variant 1: Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps 


Variant 2: Vent is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps



Variant 1: In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available: Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is also located) Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge - 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)  


Variant 2: In front of the village and at the valley station from the chair lift (payable)



46.870453, 11.026776
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'36.4"E
32T 654456 5192762
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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.


Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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7.8 km
4:00 h
1,095 m
15 m
Highest point
3,006 m
Lowest point
1,891 m
Scenic Linear route Refreshment stops available


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