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Lake Gaislachsee

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GAISLACHKOGL MITTELSTATION -> GAISLACHER SEE
moderate
4 km
2:30 h
560 m
17 m
Due to its unique heart shape, the Gaislacher See is unique in the Ötztal valley and worth every hike.
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Updated: February 24, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Gaislacher Lake, 2,704 m
Lowest point
Middle Station Gaislachkogl Gondola, 2,174 m
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Safety information

Moderate 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.

Tips, hints and links

Parking: Gaislachkoglbahn

 

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Middle Station Gaislachkogel Gondola (2,170 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.950692, 10.987695
DMS
46°57'02.5"N 10°59'15.7"E
UTM
32T 651252 5201602
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Destination

Gaislacher Lake

Turn-by-turn directions

From the middle station of the Gaislachkoglbahn, turn left and walk in the direction of the Gaislacher Almen until the trail is splitting.

Here you stick to the marked path to the Gaislacher See or Kogl.

You continue to hike the steeper hairpin bends up into the Gaislacher Kar to the Gaislacher See.

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

Sölden 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 Sölden:
  • Parking lot
  • parking lot Stiegele
  • stair parking
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
  • Parking Hochsölden
  • parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

Coordinates

DD
46.950692, 10.987695
DMS
46°57'02.5"N 10°59'15.7"E
UTM
32T 651252 5201602
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

 Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Equipment

Appropriate 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-aidbox, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Similar routes nearby

  • Brunnenberg hut
  • Stabele - Brunnenbergalm
  • Moosalm
  • Gampe Thaya
  • Gampe Alm
  • Rettenbachalm
  • Heidealm
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
560 m
Descent
17 m

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