Winter walking & snowshoe
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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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Siegerlandhütte

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difficult
13.1 km
5:00 h
780 m
780 m
From Freizeit Arena you continue on the ascending asphalt road to the hamlet of Granbichl, later you follow the broad and winding forest road to Windachtal valley and its scenic mountain huts. A bus shuttle is available as well. On a permanently ascending mountain trail, next to the brook, you continue walking across Windachtal until you reach the shepherds hut and later the mountain hut. Watch out for whistling marmots!

 

Difficulty
difficult
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Landscape
Altitude
2710 m
1348 m
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Rest Stop

Lochle Alm
Fiegl's Hütte (Windachalm)
Siegerlandhütte

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

Sölden (1350 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.969542 N 11.010758 E
UTM
32T 652953 5203741

Destination

Siegerland hut

Turn-by-turn directions

From Freizeit Arena you continue on the ascending asphalt road to the hamlet of Granbichl, later you follow the broad and winding forest road to Windachtal valley and its scenic mountain huts. A bus shuttle is available as well. On a permanently ascending mountain trail, next to the brook, you continue walking across Windachtal until you reach the shepherds hut and later the mountain hut. Watch out for whistling marmots!

 

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

Sölden 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

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot Postplatz
  • parking lot Stiegele
  • stair parking
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
  • Parking Hochsölden
  • parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden
  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
13.1 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
780 m
Descent
780 m
Tour route Nice views With refreshment stops

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