Snowshoe & Winter Hiking

Winter Hiking
Routes

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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Winter Hiking

Gurglertal

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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easy
4 km
2:00 h
73 m
70 m
Level route along the valley bottom of Pill/Angern. Easy ascent via Isse meadows to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Proceed along the right shore of Ötztaler Ache river and return to the car park. (Time: 1 hr)

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1840 m
1775 m

Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.

 

Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 5 72 00 100
info@oetztal.com

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map. 

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern 

Start

Talstation Hochgurglerbahn (1782 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.897500, 11.040700
UTM
32T 655439 5195795

Destination

Talstation Hochgurglerbahn

Turn-by-turn directions

Level route along the valley bottom of Pill/Angern. Easy ascent via Isse meadows to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Proceed along the right shore of Ötztaler Ache river and return to the car park. (Time: 1 hr)

 

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-Hochgurgl 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)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
73 m
Descent
70 m

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