From the Freizeit Arena Sölden, you go along Granbichlstraße (Granbichl district) to the parking at the barrier whre the winterwalking trail start. The forstroad leads through the light pine forest and with every meter of height the prospects of the opposing mountain range of the Geigenkamm are more exciting. Gradually the forest clears up and opens onto a wide alpine meadow with old huts of dark wood. The one with the beautiful sun terrace, is the Stallwiesalm (1.850 m). From here, a good cup of coffee and a safe distance, you can watch the hectic bustle on the slopes. "We have sunshine in the winter until half past four in the afternoon because we are so high above," says Maria. She is part of the host family Fiegl and says: "The house is already 350 years old". This makes you curious, a look inside: old wood is simply the most beautiful. And if the sun does not shine, it sits at the simple white fireplace on bad weather days. You can also go back on the forest road by the toboggan.
For larger groups it is advisable to make a reservation. Hut evenings are often organized on other days of the week too.
Safety informationIf you go in the evening to Stallwiesalm you should bring a head torch with you. (the tour is not lightened)
You can also borrow them in the hut.
Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.
T +43 (0) 57 200 200
EquipmentSuitable equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high hiking boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap, and gloves, are required for all walks and tours. The transport of a first aid package, a mobile phone, a bottle with enough water and possibly a Hiking map is recommended.
Tips, hints and linksMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: Winterwalking trials Ötzvalley
Getting thereThe 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
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
- Parking at the barrier
- Parking lot Postplatz
All parking is free during the day.
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