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White, whiter, whitest is everything you will see…

Really big eyes for all winter hikers in the rear Ötztal: the pace is excellent to admire the unspoilt beauty of the Alpine mountains and landscapes. 12 km of cleared, signposted winter walking trails lead through snow-covered stone pine forests, white meadows and along the frozen Gurgler Ache brook. Take an even deeper insight into marvelous backcountry areas on guided snowshoeing adventures.

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Jägers Notweg Trail (673)

Natur Trails • Oetztal
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Map /  Jägers Notweg Trail (673)
1650 1800 1950 2100 2250 m km 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 1.2 1.4 1.6 Lochle Alm

Vom Brunnenberg zur Windach Ache und uphill zum Fahrweg Windachtal, technisch sehr anspruchsvoll!

 

difficult
1.7 km
0:35 h
151 m
199 m

At first the trail travels along an old forest route overgrown with plants and bushes. Later you reach the demanding Single Trail – one of the most difficult natural trails of its kind in the whole BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. Almost the entire trail is rated S3, some sections are also of S4 difficulty level: very narrow hairpin turns on a mostly wet surface, rock-strewn parts ... One thing is already for sure: those who can conquer this route without dismounting are real experts!

After crossing Windach Ache mountain brook you must push the bike uphill for about 10 minutes. Jägers Notweg can be perfectly combined with scenic Windachtal Trail (6000).

Author’s recommendation

Jägers Notweg Trail ranks among the most challenging natural trails within the giant BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. It is recommended only to very skilled bikers in search of technically demanding routes.

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Bergbahnen Sölden, Mag. Jakob Falkner

Updated: 2018-07-30

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1976 m
1786 m
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Rest Stop

Lochle Alm

Safety information

This one is a Shared Trail and also frequented by walkers and hikers.

Please note: suitable only for very experienced bikers with excellent technical skills!

Equipment

Appropriate Equipment Rules! We strongly recommend to wear protective bike gear (knee and elbow pads, helmet, back protector, ...) on all lines, trails, enduro tracks and mountain bike routes within the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. Enter the Republic only with a bike that meets current quality standards.

Tips, hints and links

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Fork-off into forest trail in direction Brunnenbergalm (1893 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.957310 N 11.034622 E
UTM
32T 654804 5202429

Destination

Windachtal

Turn-by-turn directions

At first the trail travels along an old forest route overgrown with plants and bushes. Later you reach the demanding Single Trail – one of the most difficult natural trails of its kind in the whole BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. Almost the entire trail is rated S3, some sections are also of S4 difficulty level: very narrow hairpin turns on a mostly wet surface, rock-strewn parts ... One thing is already for sure: those who can conquer this route without dismounting are real experts!

After crossing Windach Ache mountain brook you must push the bike uphill for about 10 minutes. Jägers Notweg can be perfectly combined with scenic Windachtal Trail (6000).

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Arriving by Train

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. The public bus lines to all holiday resorts in the valley (direction Obergurgl) leave directly in front of the train station. The bus ride to Sölden takes about 1 – 1.5 hours.

All important details on bus timetables, direct connections and taxi services are available here.

Getting there

WHERE IS SÖLDEN?

Sölden is located in the West of Austria, more exactly in the Province of TIROL. It nestles amidst the ÖTZTAL Valley, a south-facing side valley of the Inntal.

Best travel route from the West:

From Vorarlberg to Tirol via Arlberg Pass or through Arlberg Tunnel (S 16 Federal Road) - direction Landeck - change to A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) - exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel - on B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the North:

- Bad Tölz - Achen Pass - B 181 Federal Road - Jenbach - A 12 Autobahn towards Innsbruck (direction Bregenz) - exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Pfronten - Reutte - Fernpass - Imst - A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) - exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Garmisch Partenkirchen - Ehrwald - Lermoos - Fernpass - Imst - A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) – exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Garmisch Partenkirchen - Mittenwald - Scharnitz - Seefeld - Telfs - A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) - exit: Ötztal or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the East:

Munich or Salzburg - A 93 Autobahn to Kufstein - A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) via Innsbruck – exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the South:

From Bozen/Bolzano towards Brenner Pass (toll road) – on Brenner Autobahn via Schönberg toll station (direction Innsbruck) to Innsbruck - then change to A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) – exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

Parking

There are ample parking areas and covered parking garages at the base stations of Gaislachkogl and Giggijoch Mountain Gondolas. Parking is free of charge between 8.00 am and 7.00 pm!

Night-time parking of motor cars is subject to a charge and allowed only in the parking garage next to Gaislachkogl Mountain Gondola:

More details on night-time parking

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Distance
1.7 km
Duration
0:35 h
Ascent
151 m
Descent
199 m
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