694 Amberger Hütte
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Amberger HüttePhoto: Ötztal
ATTENTION: The route from Längenfeld to Gries is closed. The start is either in Gries or via the state road.
Safety informationThe sometimes fairly stepps climbs and difficult downhill stretches require both sporty biking skills and defensive cycling. Good stamina and intermediate biking rechniques are an absolute must. Sporty and active (pleasure) cycling ist he main priority.
Tips and hintsMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
The ascent on the asphalt road starts in Längenfeld (federal road to Gries) and takes you to the mountain village of Gries. The winding road – 500 meters of altitude gain - leads up to the small Alpine plateau. At approximately 2 km from Gries you continue on the gravel path. After crossing Vögelasbrücke bridge the trail turns off to Nisslalm mountain hut but you continue biking along the narrow valley leading towards Amberger Hütte. At about 1900 m above sea level you should try to resist stopping at lovely Sulztalalm. The rewarding path proceeds along the rushing waters of Fischbach brook! This secluded high Alpine valley and its barren landscape show you the way up to Amberger Hütte at 2136 m above sea level. Uninterrupted panoramic views of high Alpine summits amidst the Stubai Alps are included - for example Hinterer Daunkopf, Windacher Daunkogl or Schrankogl.
You return on the very challenging and speedy ascent route. At the height of Vögelasbrücke bridge you turn left into Nederweg trail where you return to Längenfeld along the left shore of Fischbach brook.
Public transportTravel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at
Getting thereThe 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 vallly and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Längenfeld:
- sports ground Längenfeld, free of charge
EquipmentApproproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, helmet, gloves, glasses, GPS device or detailed maps. If there is no hut on the way please bring a snack and enough to drink.
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