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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Cross-country track Zwieselstein - Sölden

Cross-Country Skiing · Sölden · Open
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m 1550 1500 1450 5 4 3 2 1 km Jausenstion Bodenegg
ZWIESELSTEIN Brückenwirt - Sportplatz - Jausenstation Bodenegg - Sportplatz - ZWIESELSTEIN Brückenwirt
Skating, Classic
Distance 5.5 km
1:30 h
65 m
65 m
1,530 m
1,458 m
The Nordic trail starts at Gasthof Brückenwirt and takes you to Zwieselstein‘s sportsfield.

There you cross a bridge and follow the Venter Ache in a classic or skating variant to Bodenegg.

From the Bodenegg Jausenstation you cross the river with the help of a wide wooden bridge and follow the trail to the sports field to Zwieselstein.

During longer and colder periods of fine weather, you can often admire beautiful hoarfrost.

Author’s recommendation

The Jausenstation Bodenegg is open during the whole winter
Highest point
Jausenstation Bodenegg, 1,530 m
Lowest point
1,458 m
Best time of year

Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.


Ötztal Tourismus

T +43 (0) 57 200 200


Tips and hints

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen


Zwieselstein Brückenwirt (1,473 m)
46.934580, 11.019662
46°56'04.5"N 11°01'10.8"E
32T 653731 5199874


Zwieselstein Brückenwirt

Turn-by-turn directions

The trail starts from the Zwieselstein Gasthof Brückenwirt on a wide path taking you to the Zwieselstein's sports field.

There you cross a bridge to the right and then follow the trail along the Venter Ache.

The track is flat at first and then ascending and descending again, before you get to the main road, you have to conquer one last small ascent and then continue flat to Bodenegg. You follow the trail back from Bodenegg and cross a wooden bridge to the other side of the river and continue to the sports field and to Zwieselstein.

The way back is flat to slightly descending.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport


Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station 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 drive to the ÖTZTAL. Located in Tyrol, the ÖTZTAL branches off to the south as the longest side valley of the Eastern Alps. Arriving by car leads guests over the Inn Valley to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the toll motorway can also be used on rural roads. With the route planner, the journey can be quickly and easily determined:

To the route planner: https://www.google.at/maps  


The following parking facilities are available in Zwieselstein:
  • parking Zwieselstein
  • parking Zwieselstein / sports ground



46.934580, 11.019662
46°56'04.5"N 11°01'10.8"E
32T 653731 5199874
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Citymaps Sölden


  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance


Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross-country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if 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.

Similar routes nearby

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  • XC Ski Track Obergurgl Pill | Angern
  • High Altitude Track Hochgurgl
  • Obergurgl practicing trail
  • Practise Trail Vent
  • Cross-Country Slope Ebenle - Mountaineering Village Vent
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cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
5.5 km
1:30 h
65 m
65 m
Highest point
1,530 m
Lowest point
1,458 m
Public-transport-friendly Classic Skating Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available


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