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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Hohe Mut Alm

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medium
5.2 km
2:30 h
732 m
16 m
From Obergurgl you walk across Gaisberg bridge where you turn left into the winding trail towards scenic Gaisbergtal. At the end the permanently ascending path takes you to the glacier snouts of Gaisbergferner. Watch out! With a bit of luck you can still find Alpine garnets. You continue towards the lower valley, following the trail to Hohe Mut.

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2670 m
1902 m
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Rest Stop

Hohe Mut Hut

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.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl (1906 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870461 N 11.026840 E
UTM
32T 654461 5192763

Destination

Hohe Mut Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl you walk across Gaisberg bridge where you turn left into the winding trail towards scenic Gaisbergtal. At the end the permanently ascending path takes you to the glacier snouts of Gaisbergferner. Watch out! With a bit of luck you can still find Alpine garnets. You continue towards the lower valley, following the trail to Hohe Mut.

 

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

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl  is located in the western part of Austria in the state of TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car you plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online:https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurglbahn valley station, free of charge - no parking at night
  • Parking Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
5.2 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
732 m
Descent
16 m
Tour route Nice views With refreshment stops Suitable for families and children

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