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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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Kreuzspitze

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11.5 km
5:00 h
1631 m
88 m
The Kreuzspitze is one of the highest peaks of Ötztal Alps which can be reached via a footpath and without having to cross any ice fields.

From the peak you enjoy superb panorama views of all surrounding glaciers and huts.

 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3427 m
1884 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.

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Vent (1883 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.863330 N 10.917000 E
UTM
32T 646110 5191760

Destination

Kreuzspitze

Turn-by-turn directions

The Kreuzspitze is one of the highest peaks of Ötztal Alps which can be reached via a footpath and without having to cross any ice fields.

From the peak you enjoy superb panorama views of all surrounding glaciers and huts.

 

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
difficult
Distance
11.5 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1631 m
Descent
88 m

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  • 55–210 cm

  • 20/25

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