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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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Schöne Aussicht - Kurzras im Schnalstal - Vernagt am See - Similaun Hütte

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19 km
6:30 h
1360 m
1186 m
From Schönen Aussicht descent to Kurzras im Schnalstal (1 ½ hour), there with the bus to Vernagt am See and from Vernagt am See to the Similaun Hütte (1300 m ascent/4 - 5 hours).Bus connections Schnalstal you can find here: www.sii.bz.it – from Kurzras to Unser Frau

 

Difficulty
medium
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3019 m
1659 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.

 

Start

Schöne Aussicht (2843 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.783491 N 10.792020 E
UTM
32T 636787 5182663

Destination

Similaunhütte

Turn-by-turn directions

From Schönen Aussicht descent to Kurzras im Schnalstal (1 ½ hour), there with the bus to Vernagt am See and from Vernagt am See to the Similaun Hütte (1300 m ascent/4 - 5 hours).Bus connections Schnalstal you can find here: www.sii.bz.it – from Kurzras to Unser Frau

 

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
19 km
Duration
6:30 h
Ascent
1360 m
Descent
1186 m

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  • 55–210 cm

  • 20/25

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