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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Enduro Mittelstation Runde - L

Enduro Trails • Oetztal
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  • Gaislachalm
    / Gaislachalm
    Photo: ©Ötztal Tourismus - Alexander Lohmann
  • Ferienclub Silbertal
    / Ferienclub Silbertal
    Photo: ©Ötztal Tourismus - Alexander Lohmann
  • Almzeit - Almstub'n Mittelstation
    / Almzeit - Almstub'n Mittelstation
    Photo: ©Ötztal Tourismus - Alexander Lohmann
  • Abfahrt Eebme Line (6005)
    / Abfahrt Eebme Line (6005)
    Photo: ©Ötztal Tourismus - Rudi Wyhlidal
  • Eembe Line (6005)
    / Eembe Line (6005)
    Photo: ©Ötztal Tourismus - Christoph Bayer
Map / Enduro Mittelstation Runde - L
1500 1800 2100 2400 m km 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 Alpengasthof Sonneck Alpengasthof Gaislachalm Ferienclub Silbertal Unterführung Eebme Line

A splendid 20 km long Enduro Route traveling straight through Sölden's Gaislach Ski Slopes, leading down to the valley floor via Eebme Line (6005) and Ohn Line (6007).

medium
19.9 km
3:30 h
835 m
835 m
Start and finish of this route: Freizeit Arena. Follow the federal road towards the upper valley, turn right at the BP gas station after approx. 1 km. The climbing road takes you through the hamlets of Außerwald and Innerwald to the Glacier Road. Continue on the Glacier Road for about 700 meters, following the Route Gaislach (644) for mountain bikers. Through the shady forest and further on to the lush pasturelands of Gaislachalm. Clinging cow bells will accompany you here. Past the mountain inns (refreshment stop!) of Sonneck, Silbertal and Gaislachlam you pedal to the tour's highest point: middle station of Gaislachkogl Gondola at 2170 m above sea level.

Then you return to Sölden again: start your downhill adventure at the stone arch some 150 m behind Gaislachkogl Gondola. Follow Eebme Line (6005) until you reach a gravel path that takes you to the access point of the Ohn Line (6007). The superbly flowing Ohn Line leads into the Broate Line (6027) which takes you back to the base station of Gaislachkogl Gondola. Continue on the western river shore behind the gondola (far away from the main road) and return to Freizeit Arena.

Difficulty
medium
Technique
S1,
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2181 m
1347 m
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Rest Stop

Alpengasthof Gaislachalm
Ferienclub Silbertal
Alpengasthof Sonneck

Equipment

Appropriate Equipment Rules! We strongly recommend to wear protective bike gear (knee and elbow pads, helmet, back protector, ...) on all lines, trails, enduro tracks and mountain bike routes within the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. Enter the Republic only with a bike that meets current quality standards.

Tips, hints and links

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Freizeit Arena (1347 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.969476 N 11.010100 E
UTM
32T 652904 5203733

Destination

Freizeit Arena

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Arriving by Train

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. The public bus lines to all holiday resorts in the valley (direction Obergurgl) leave directly in front of the train station. The bus ride to Sölden takes about 1 – 1.5 hours.

All important details on bus timetables, direct connections and taxi services are available here.

Getting there

WHERE IS SÖLDEN?

Sölden is located in the West of Austria, more exactly in the Province of TIROL. It nestles amidst the ÖTZTAL Valley, a south-facing side valley of the Inntal.

Best travel route from the West:

From Vorarlberg to Tirol via Arlberg Pass or through Arlberg Tunnel (S 16 Federal Road) - direction Landeck - change to A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) - exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel - on B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the North:

- Bad Tölz - Achen Pass - B 181 Federal Road - Jenbach - A 12 Autobahn towards Innsbruck (direction Bregenz) - exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Pfronten - Reutte - Fernpass - Imst - A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) - exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Garmisch Partenkirchen - Ehrwald - Lermoos - Fernpass - Imst - A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) – exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Garmisch Partenkirchen - Mittenwald - Scharnitz - Seefeld - Telfs - A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) - exit: Ötztal or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the East:

Munich or Salzburg - A 93 Autobahn to Kufstein - A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) via Innsbruck – exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the South:

From Bozen/Bolzano towards Brenner Pass (toll road) – on Brenner Autobahn via Schönberg toll station (direction Innsbruck) to Innsbruck - then change to A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) – exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

Parking

There are ample parking areas and covered parking garages at the base stations of Gaislachkogl and Giggijoch Mountain Gondolas. Parking is free of charge between 8.00 am and 7.00 pm!

Night-time parking of motor cars is subject to a charge and allowed only in the parking garage next to Gaislachkogl Mountain Gondola:

More details on night-time parking

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
S1 medium
Distance
19.9 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
835 m
Descent
835 m
Public transport friendly Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops

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