Hiking Trail

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Hiking Trail · Oetztal
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easy
3.5 km
1:30 h
116 m
126 m
Follow the federal road from Obergurgl, below the University Center. Uphill to the last houses, then turn right into the cart trail leading through meadows to David's Hütte. Walk to the rocky cliff (wayside cross and bench) opposite Nasenwand wall. Keep to the right on the descending path to Gurgler Ache brooklet, follow the narrow route to the 30 meter long, timber framed bridge. Uphill through Alpine meadows towards Beilsteinweg trail, further on to Beilstein area or back to Obergurgl.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2003 m
Lowest point
1894 m

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Obergurgl (1910 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.873830, 11.030420
DMS
46°52'25.8"N 11°01'49.5"E
UTM
32T 654724 5193144
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Destination

Obergurgl

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the federal road from Obergurgl, below the University Center. Uphill to the last houses, then turn right into the cart trail leading through meadows to David's Hütte. Walk to the rocky cliff (wayside cross and bench) opposite Nasenwand wall. Keep to the right on the descending path to Gurgler Ache brooklet, follow the narrow route to the 30 meter long, timber framed bridge. Uphill through Alpine meadows towards Beilsteinweg trail, further on to Beilstein area or back to Obergurgl.

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

Obergurgl 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

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • 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
46.873830, 11.030420
DMS
46°52'25.8"N 11°01'49.5"E
UTM
32T 654724 5193144
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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

  • Rotmooswaterfall
  • Archeology loop - Beilstein
  • Lake Pillersee
  • Festkogl
  • Zirbenalm
  • Lake Nedersee
  • Beilstein - Ramolweg
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.5 km
Duration
1:30h
Ascent
116 m
Descent
126 m

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