On-mountain safety & orienteering
Useful tips for successful tours
As sweeping as a peak conquest can be: A mountain tour is only successful if you return to the valley safely and on your own. Hiking maps and written folders help climb Ötztal's scenic mountain slopes on marked trails at precisely defined difficulty levels. Already when planning a tour it's absolutely necessary to calculate weather conditions and your own physical stamina. The equipment comprises not only warm clothes, snacks and enough to drink but also a first aid kit including emergency numbers. A couple of basic mountain rules for hikers promise superb mountain exploration in Ötztal, kept in good memory.