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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13.9 km
6:00 h
980 m
980 m

A steep trail leads from Ramolalm towards Ramoljoch. The route forks off to the right at the height of Spiegelkar cirque, continuing below the summit of Vorderer Spiegelkogel. After crossing Diembach brooklet you descend into Niedertal, following the path above the brooklet. Cross Niedertalache brooklet (iron bridge) before you reach Schäferhütte, then change to the ascending Niedertalweg trail. Here you proceed either towards Martin Busch Hütte or return to Vent.

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2822 m
1881 m

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and 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

Ramolalm (1883 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.859977 N 10.914722 E
UTM
32T 645946 5191383

Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

A steep trail leads from Ramolalm towards Ramoljoch. The route forks off to the right at the height of Spiegelkar cirque, continuing below the summit of Vorderer Spiegelkogel. After crossing Diembach brooklet you descend into Niedertal, following the path above the brooklet. Cross Niedertalache brooklet (iron bridge) before you reach Schäferhütte, then change to the ascending Niedertalweg trail. Here you proceed either towards Martin Busch Hütte or return 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
medium
Distance
13.9 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
980 m
Descent
980 m

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