Ski Tour Tips for Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Follow your own path!

More than 250 peaks higher than three thousand meters can be found in Ötztal. And Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is encircled by some of the highest and most impressive ones. It goes without saying that the entire area boasts a wide range of ski tour options: beginners make their first powder turns on easy and leisurely tours while expert ski mountaineers find their Alpine happiness on glacier tours and multi-day expeditions on skis. For example, along the epic "Ötztal Loop Tour" for ski mountaineers, starting in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl it is considered an absolute ski touring classic. The 7-day tour ranks among the most popular "Hautes Routes" in the Eastern Alps and its magic has been attracting mountaineers from around the globe already for decades. An overview of all ski tours in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl including directions, GPS data, altitude profiles and much more is readily available in our list of ski touring tips.

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Difficulty scale / Tour type


Easy, short to moderately long tours with climbs not exceeding 25 degrees or only for a short time.


Moderate, moderately long to long tours with climbs not exceeding 35 degrees or only for a short time.


Difficult, long to very long tours with climbs that reach 40 degrees or more and climbing passages up to degree II of difficulty (UIAA.)


  • -5.0°C

  • 70–150 cm

  • 23/25

  • Live

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