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Road bike tours in Ötztal

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Vernagthütte

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m 3200 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 8 6 4 2 km Vernagthütte *** Gasthof Geierwallihof Gasthof Rofenhof
VENT -> VERNAGTHÜTTE
moderate
Distance 9.7 km
3:30 h
855 m
48 m
Across Alpine meadows and a scenic suspension bridge you walk along the trail from Vent to Rofen. Continue towards the goods lift of Vernagthütte where you hike on the permanently ascending trail via Platteiberg and Vernagtbachtal to the mountain hut.

 

Author’s recommendation

Reservation of the hut sleeping places necessary!
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Updated: March 31, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,755 m
Lowest point
1,889 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Vernagthütte
*** Gasthaus Geierwallihof
Gasthof Rofenhof

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: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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

Start

Vent (1,889 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.859032, 10.913554
DMS
46°51'32.5"N 10°54'48.8"E
UTM
32T 645859 5191276
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Destination

Vernagthut

Turn-by-turn directions

Across Alpine meadows and a scenic suspension bridge you walk along the trail from Vent to Rofen. Continue towards the goods lift of Vernagthütte where you hike on the permanently ascending trail via Platteiberg and Vernagtbachtal to the mountain hut.

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

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 options are available in the mountaineering village Vent

- In summertime in front of the village (parking machine, only coins or EC card) and at the chairlift (at the ticket office of the mountain railways)

- In wintertime only at the chairlift

Cost: € 5,00 per day/car

Coordinates

DD
46.859032, 10.913554
DMS
46°51'32.5"N 10°54'48.8"E
UTM
32T 645859 5191276
w3w 
///observations.thoughtful.peacemaker
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia

Information brochure Vent / available Information Vent

Author’s map recommendations

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

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

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.

 

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  • Breslauer Hut
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  • Schöne Aussicht
  • Vent - Breslauer Hut - Vent
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.7 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
855 m
Descent
48 m
Scenic Point to Point Family friendly

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