Winter walking & snowshoe
hiking in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Winter Hiking
Routes

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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Seelenferner

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medium
9.9 km
4:30 h
1221 m
107 m
From Obergurgl to Langtalereckhütte. In direction of the upper valley you keep to the left and take the upper path leading towards the level area of "Vordere Ackerlen". Proceed through the cirque to the last glacier moraines of Mittlerer Seelenferner and the stamp site.

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3010 m
1902 m

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.

 

Start

Obergurgl (1906 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870452 N 11.027301 E
UTM
32T 654496 5192763

Destination

Seelenferner

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl to Langtalereckhütte. In direction of the upper valley you keep to the left and take the upper path leading towards the level area of "Vordere Ackerlen". Proceed through the cirque to the last glacier moraines of Mittlerer Seelenferner and the stamp site.

 

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

Obergurgl 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

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurglbahn valley station, free of charge - no parking at night
  • Parking Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
9.9 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1221 m
Descent
107 m

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  • 58–210 cm

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