Winter walking & snowshoe
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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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Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte- Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent

Mountain Hike • Oetztal
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  • Vent
    / Vent
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  • Breslauer Hütte
    / Breslauer Hütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Vernagthütte
    / Vernagthütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Guslarspitze
    / Guslarspitze
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Hochjoch Hospiz
    / Hochjoch Hospiz
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Schöne Aussicht
    / Schöne Aussicht
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Wildes Mannle
    / Wildes Mannle
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Map / Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte- Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent
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medium
41.6 km
72:00 h
3208 m
3208 m
Take the double chair lift from Vent to the Stablein top station. After about 30 walking minutes towards Breslauer Hütte you turn right. Walking another 30 minutes, above the top station of the T-bar lift, you turn right again and follow the signposts. Conquer the peak on a very steep and rock-strewn trail. Picture-book panoramic views of Wildspitze peak, Rofenkar glacier, Vent's mountains and the Ortler massif await you here. Descend across the summit towards a small ridge, then down to the Rofenkarferner glacier snout and the glacier lake on a secured footpath. A narrow trail takes you down to Breslauer Hütte on the right. Continue on Seufertweg trail without much change in elevation. From scenic Vernagtbachtal up to Vernagthütte. Here you stay overnight. From Vernagthütte a slightly descending and then steeply rising switchback path leads to the mountain ridge and the peak of Mittlere Guslarspitze. Hike down to Hochjoch Hospiz on rubble fields and moderately steep slopes. Stay overnight. From Hochjoch Hospiz a precipitous path takes you down to the iron bridge over Hintereisbach brook. A couple of moderately ascending switchbacks lead above Hochjochferner glacier to Schöne Aussicht refuge hut. Return to Vent on the same route.

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3112 m
1883 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

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

Destination

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
41.6 km
Duration
72:00 h
Ascent
3208 m
Descent
3208 m

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  • 58–210 cm

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