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Toboggan run Sulztalalm - Längenfeld

Sledding · Laengenfeld
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GRIES - Vögelasbrücke - branch Nisslalm -> straight on to the Sulztal -> Sulztalalm -> back with the sledge - GRIES
moderate
3.8 km
1:30 h
315 m
0 m
The Sulztalalm lies almost at the end of the Sulztal, in the middle of the Stubai Alps.The starting point is at the free parking lot at the outskirts of Gries. From there, the path which at the same time the toboggan run is almost even to the Vögelasbrücke. After crossing this the incline increases slightly. After a short while, the path branches off to the right to the Nisslalm. To Sulztalalm, however, continue to follow the ever narrowing valley. After a walking time of 1,5 hour you reach the cozy hut. After a refreshment in the warm parlor, it's time to take the sled back to Gries.Toboggan rental possible at the cottage for a fee.

Author’s recommendation

Perfect for families!

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1897 m
1594 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please note the current snow and avalanche situation report for the coming days:

https://www.oetztal.com/en/winter.html & https://avalanche.report/albina-web/bulletin/latest?lang=en

Equipment

  • Sturdy shoes with non-slip sole
  • Helmet with ski goggles
  • gloves
  • Warm, waterproof clothing
  • Flashlight or headlamp for sledding at night

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about tobogganing in Ötztal:

https://bit.ly/2BoUsZo

 

Start

at the outskirts of Gries at the free parking lot (1593 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.069429, 11.027623
UTM
32T 653949 5214874

Destination

at the starting point

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking lot at the end of the village Gries leads a 1,5 hour ascent on a beautifully landscaped path (toboggan run) to Sulztalalm. Once there, you can fortify yourself in the cozy dining room. 

Public transport

Public transportation

Travel comfortably and safely by train. Endstation or exit point is the station ÖTZTAL. Then you drive comfortably and quickly by public transport or the

local taxi company through the entire valley to your desired destination

 

Getting there

 The drive to the ÖTZTAL

Arriving by car leads holidaymakers over the Inntal to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the motorway can also be used on rural roads. With the route planner, your journey can be quickly and easily determined. To the route planner: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Gries:

Gries at the end of the village - free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.8 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
315 m
Descent
0 m
With refreshment stops Family friendly

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