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Mountain Hike Top

Tiefenbachglacier - Mountaineering Village Vent

Mountain Hike · Sölden
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  • Tiefenbach - Vent
    / Tiefenbach - Vent
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  • / Tiefenbachgletscher
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  • / Höhenweg Tiefenbach - Vent
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Höhenweg Tiefenbach - Bergsteigerdorf Vent
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Höhenweg Tiefenbach - Weisskarsee
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
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Restaurant Tiefenbach --> Mutboden --> Weißkar --> Sonnenberg-->  VENT
moderate
10.7 km
4:00 h
180 m
1,070 m
Wonderful alpine panorama trail from 2,800 m to 1,900 m. The starting point is the parking lot of the Tiefenbach glacier. This beautifully landscaped path can be made by sure-footed hikers.

A lot of views with barely uphill-meters - that's what a wonderful panorama trail offers, which runs from the station at the Tiefenbachferner in the Ötztal Alps to Vent, the mountaineering village at the beginning of the Rofental. On the approximately half-day hike with a descent of 900 meters altitude you have beautiful views of the White Crest and on the opposite chain around the Ramolkogel. For sure-footed hikers a true nature experience from the glaciers to green alpine meadows, away from the hustle and bustle

Author’s recommendation

The bus ride from Sölden to Tiefenbach Glacier incl toll and the bus ride from Vent to Sölden can be purchased directly in the bus.
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Author
Ötztal Tourismus 
Updated: February 11, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Tiefenbachglacier, 2,803 m
Lowest point
Vent, 1,898 m
Best time of year
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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: www.oetztal.com

Please note the current weather report under Weather Sölden

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Tiefenbachglacier (2,790 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.923400, 10.944979
DMS
46°55'24.2"N 10°56'41.9"E
UTM
32T 648077 5198488
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Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

A high alpine hiking trail from the valley station of the Tiefenbachferner cable car to Vent. You start at 2,788 m and in about 4:20 h you hike comfortably over the slopes of Mutboden, Weißkar and Sonnenberg down to Vent (1,895 m) into the Ötztal.

Caution is advised in uncertain weather forecast, because you can not descend early to the valley. Therefore, this hike should be committed only in stable weather conditions. Throughout the tour you can enjoy magnificent views of opposite ridges, from the Nederkogel to the Großer Ramolkogel.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

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

The 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  

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot Postplatz
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden
  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

 

Coordinates

DD
46.923400, 10.944979
DMS
46°55'24.2"N 10°56'41.9"E
UTM
32T 648077 5198488
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia 

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

Similar routes nearby

  • Schwarzkogl
  • Brunnekogelhaus
  • Hut Tour Windachtal - Sölden
  • Grieskogl
  • Nederkogl
  • Wilder Mann
  • Fluchtkogel 3.500 m (Brandenburger Haus)
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.7 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
180 m
Descent
1,070 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Insider tip

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