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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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Fluchtkogel (from Brandenburger Haus)

Mountain Hike • Tiroler Oberland
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  • Brandenburger Haus
    / Brandenburger Haus
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Fluchtkogl
    / Fluchtkogl
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Fluchtkogel (from Brandenburger Haus)
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difficult
2.7 km
3:00 h
301 m
94 m

From the Brandenburger House via the Kesselwandferner in north-east direction to the Obere Guslarjoch (3,361 m). From here steeply over the Firnhang (sometimes icy). Finally, again flattering on the summit.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3500 m
3215 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. 

Start

Brandenburger Haus (3274 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.844410 N 10.777702 E
UTM
32T 635541 5189408

Destination

Fluchtkogel

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Brandenburger House via the Kesselwandferner in north-east direction to the Obere Guslarjoch (3,361 m). From here steeply over the Firnhang (sometimes icy). Finally, again flattering on the summit.

 

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
difficult
Distance
2.7 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
301 m
Descent
94 m

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  • 58–210 cm

  • 22/25

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