Snowshoe & Winter Hiking

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Immerse yourself in the white winter landscape

Endless paths lead across snow-covered meadows and forests. Crunching snow under your feet. Glittering snow crystals accompany you along the trail. Freedom for body and mind. More than 50 km of cleared winter walking trails are waiting for passionate nature fans. Romantic snowshoe hiking creates memories which will stay with you forever. Picture-book winter landscapes in the surroundings of Umhausen-Niederthai. Improve your fitness on wonderful snowshoe walks and enjoy unspoilt nature at the same time.

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Martin Busch Hütte - Kreuzspitze - Martin Busch Hütte - down to Vent

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moderate
13.3 km
7:30 h
942 m
1563 m
Martin-Busch Hütte - Kreuzspitze (3.457 m) - back to the hut - Descent to Vent - Overnight stay, Walking time: approx. 7 ½ hours

An alternative would be even further over the Diemweg to Ramolhaus about 6 -7 hours

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3441 m
1881 m

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.

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Martin Busch Hut (2500 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.801159, 10.886909
UTM
32T 643983 5184796

Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

Martin-Busch Hütte - Kreuzspitze (3.457 m) - back to the hut - Descent to Vent - Overnight stay, Walking time: approx. 7 ½ hours

An alternative would be even further over the Diemweg to Ramolhaus about 6 -7 hours

 

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

Vent 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 Vent:

In front of the village and at the valley station from the chair lift (payable)

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.3 km
Duration
7:30 h
Ascent
942 m
Descent
1563 m

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