OBERGURGL -> Soomsee -> Lehnerkar -> Küppelealm -> Beilstein -> OBERGURGL
Distance 10.9 km
From Obergurgl over the Pirchhütter Achbrücke (stele 6) in serpentines up to the Soom junction (stele 5). Along the way into the valley, past the Haglen enclosure (stele 4). Over the highest point of the loop trail, below the Lehnerkar, down to the Küppelealm (stele 3). Here you go to the Beilstein (stele 2) and the Zirbenwald bridge to the arolla pine forest natural monument (stele 1). Via the Zirbenalm back to the center of Obergurgl.
Safety informationModerate 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.
Tips and hintsA segment of the Original Ötztal Trek stage.
More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereThe 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 was: https://www.google.at/maps.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Gurgl:
- Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
- Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, free of charge - no parking at night
- 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)
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EquipmentAppropriate 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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