OBERGURGL -> Ramolweg -> Piccard suspension bridge -> Langtal valley -> Langtalereck hut -> OBERGURGL
Distance 18 km
Highest point2,688 m
Lowest point1,887 m
From the village center you follow the signposted trail to Gurgler river where you take the climbing route through steep grass slopes, crossing several small glacier brooks. At approx. 2300 m altitude you reach quaint Küppelealm. Heading towards the upper valley, you can make out Ramolhaus towering on a rocky ridge.
Continue on the trail, below Ramolhaus, until you get to the newly installed path to the Piccard suspension Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow Langtal towards Langtalereck hut. From there descent back to Obergurgl.
You can also hike up to the Ramolhaus and descend from there to the Piccards suspension bridge ( + 320 Hm & 1,5 - 2 hours hiking time).
AuthorÖtztal Tourismus Information Gurgl
Update: September 28, 2023
Safety informationModerate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html.
Tips and hintsMore details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
By roadThe car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the countryroads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Gurgl:
- Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
- Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable | € 2,00/hour
- 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)
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EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
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