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Snowshoe & Winter Hiking

Hiking Trail recommended route

Nedersee - Obergurgl

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OBERGURGL -> Seenplatte -> NEDERSEE
moderate
Distance 5.8 km
3:30 h
666 m
134 m
Cross the bridge across the brook in Pirchhütt and follow the beautiful walking trail to the Alpine lake area until you reach the fork-off to lake Soomsee. Keep to the right towards the lower valley, through the level Soom plateau, heading to picture-book lake Nedersee located right below Nederkogel peak.

 

Author’s recommendation

From the Nedersee junction you can walk to Soomsee in a few minutes, and the larger Itlsee in another 30 minutes.
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Updated: June 07, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2,436 m
Lowest point
1,862 m
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Safety information

Moderate 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 hints

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

Start

Obergurgl (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870452, 11.027301
DMS
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'38.3"E
UTM
32T 654496 5192763
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Destination

Nedersee

Turn-by-turn directions

Cross the bridge across the brook in Pirchhütt and follow the beautiful walking trail to the Alpine lake area until you reach the fork-off to lake Soomsee. Keep to the right towards the lower valley, through the level Soom plateau, heading to picture-book lake Nedersee located right below Nederkogel peak.

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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

The following parking facilities are available in Gurgl:
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, free of charge - no parking at night
  • 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
46.870452, 11.027301
DMS
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'38.3"E
UTM
32T 654496 5192763
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
666 m
Descent
134 m
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