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Hiking Trail recommended route

Hohe Mut Hut - Obergurgl

Hiking Trail · Gurgl closed
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  • Blick zur Hohe Mut Alm
    Blick zur Hohe Mut Alm
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
OBERGURGL -> pine forest -> Rotmoos waterfall -> reservoir pond -> Rotmoostal valley -> HOHE MUT HUT
closed
moderate
Distance 5.1 km
2:30 h
717 m
4 m
2,670 m
1,902 m
From Obergurgl centre you walk to the end of the village. From there you follow the walking path direction Zirbenwald (stone pine forest). Through the wood you pass the Rotmoos waterfall. Afterwards you follow the gravel path direction Rotmoostal valley. At the entrance of the valley you turn left and follow the mountain path to the Hohe Mut (hut).

Author’s recommendation

Along the Rotmoostal valley up to the Rotmoos glacier (stamp site) and from there back over the Hohe Mut saddle to the Hut. (approx. 1,5 hours longer).
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Author
Roland Grüner 
Update: March 22, 2024
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,670 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
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Track types

Asphalt 2.38%Dirt road 23.97%Forested/wild trail 29.29%Path 40.38%Road 3.95%
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0.1 km
Dirt road
1.2 km
Forested/wild trail
1.5 km
Path
2.1 km
Road
0.2 km
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Rest stops

Hohe Mut Alm

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience and mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html.

 

Tips and suggestions

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

Start

Obergurgl
Coordinates:
DD
46.870390, 11.026742
DMS
46°52'13.4"N 11°01'36.3"E
UTM
32T 654454 5192755
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Destination

Hohe Mut Hut

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl centre you walk to the end of the village. From there you follow the walking path direction Zirbenwald (stone pine forest). Through the wood you pass the Rotmoos waterfall. Afterwards you follow the gravel path direction Rotmoostal valley. At the entrance of the valley you turn left and follow the mountain path to the Hohe Mut (hut).

 

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

 

Directions

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

The 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) 

Coordinates

DD
46.870390, 11.026742
DMS
46°52'13.4"N 11°01'36.3"E
UTM
32T 654454 5192755
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

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.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Langtalereck hut - Obergurgl
  • Schönwieshütte - Obergurgl
  • Lake Soomsee
  • Rotmoos glacier - Obergurgl
  • 3 Obergurgl roundtrip
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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.1 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
717 m
Descent
4 m
Highest point
2,670 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
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