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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Höhenweg Sonnberg

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easy
9 km
5:00 h
520 m
992 m
From Stableinalm you walk towards Breslauer Hütte. At Rofenkar bridge, located below the hut, you keep to the right following the "Sonnbergweg" signposts. Gentle, grass-covered meadows take you to more rocky terrain secured by steel ropes. Later you reach the turn-off to the high altitude trail of Tiefenbach Glacier. Continue on a wonderful hiking path to Vent.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2618 m
1883 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.

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Stableinalm (2355 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.863835 N 10.903847 E
UTM
32T 645106 5191792

Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

From Stableinalm you walk towards Breslauer Hütte. At Rofenkar bridge, located below the hut, you keep to the right following the "Sonnbergweg" signposts. Gentle, grass-covered meadows take you to more rocky terrain secured by steel ropes. Later you reach the turn-off to the high altitude trail of Tiefenbach Glacier. Continue on a wonderful hiking path to Vent.

 

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

Vent 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 Vent:

In front of the village and at the valley station from the chair lift (payable)

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
9 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
520 m
Descent
992 m

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