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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Hiking Trail recommended route

Similaunhütte

Hiking Trail · Ötztal closed
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  • Similaunhütte
    Similaunhütte
    Photo: Roland Grüner, Ötztal
closed
moderate
Distance 12.9 km
4:30 h
1,258 m
130 m
3,019 m
1,888 m
From Vent to the Ochsenkopf, halfway up to the left to the Niedertal. On a broad path past the newly built chapel and the Schäferhütte on a moderately increasing path to the hut. From there, first flat towards Niederjoch, after about 30 min. Right up to the side moraine of the Niederjochferners and the last 30 minutes over this column-free hut.

 

Author’s recommendation

Similaunhut - closed in Winter 2024 (no winter room, not operated)
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Author
Roland Grüner 
Update: October 16, 2023
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Highest point
3,019 m
Lowest point
1,888 m
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Rest stops

**** Natur- und Alpinhotel Post
*** Hotel Venter Bergwelt
Gasthof Obervent
*** Appartement Restaurant Wildspitz´
Hotel Alt Vent Tyrol
**** Hotel Similaun
Gasthof Gstrein
Hotel Macun
Martin Busch Hütte
Similaunhütte

Tips and hints

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

Start

Vent (1,888 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.859039, 10.913565
DMS
46°51'32.5"N 10°54'48.8"E
UTM
32T 645860 5191277
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Destination

Similaunhut

Turn-by-turn directions

From Vent to the Ochsenkopf, halfway up to the left to the Niedertal. On a broad path past the newly built chapel and the Schäferhütte on a moderately increasing path to the hut. From there, first flat towards Niederjoch, after about 30 min. Right up to the side moraine of the Niederjochferners and the last 30 minutes over this column-free hut.

 

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

 

Directions

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

 

Parking

In front of the village and at the valley station of the chairlift (chargeable)

Coordinates

DD
46.859039, 10.913565
DMS
46°51'32.5"N 10°54'48.8"E
UTM
32T 645860 5191277
w3w 
///observations.thoughtful.peacemaker
Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Vernagthütte
  • Hochjoch Hospiz
  • Breslauer Hut
  • Brandenburgerhaus
  • Rofenhöfe 2014 m
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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.9 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,258 m
Descent
130 m
Highest point
3,019 m
Lowest point
1,888 m
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