Winter walking & snowshoe
hiking in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Winter Hiking
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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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Ötztal Loop Tour

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Demanding ski mountaineering loop tour across huge glacier fields and partly exposed areas, for example challenging peak ascents to Schalfkogel and Mitterkarjoch. Recommended only in good stable weather and safe avalanche conditions.
78.2 km
21:29 h
7362 m
7376 m
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Marina Pirstnig 
Updated: 2018-08-03

Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3764 m
1893 m

Safety information

Best Season

Mid-March to early May

Tips, hints and links

More details about ski mountaineering tours in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/skitouren

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Distance
78.2 km
Duration
21:29 h
Ascent
7362 m
Descent
7376 m

Statistics

  • 7 Stages
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1400 m
1330 m
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From Martin-Busch-Hütte to Similaun | Similaunhütte

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