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Hochvernagtspitze

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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4.4 km
3:00 h
735 m
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Behind Vernagthütte a permanently rising trail leads up along the moraines in north-western direction. At the height of Hintergraslspitze you continue to Vernagtferner glacier which takes you right to the summit on a moderately climbing route.

 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
3535 m
Lowest point
2757 m

Start

Vernagthütte (2757 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.853601, 10.823804
UTM
32T 639032 5190510

Destination

Hochvernagtspitze

Turn-by-turn directions

Behind Vernagthütte a permanently rising trail leads up along the moraines in north-western direction. At the height of Hintergraslspitze you continue to Vernagtferner glacier which takes you right to the summit on a moderately climbing route.

 

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

Vent is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Vent:

In front of the village and at the valley station from the chair lift (payable)

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

 It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Fluchtkogel (from Vernagthütte)
  • Finailspitze
  • Mutspitze
  • Brandenburger Haus - Breslauer Hütte
  • Kesselwandspitze
  • Fluchtkogel (from Brandenburger Haus)
  • Hinterer Brochkogel
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
735 m
Descent
0 m

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