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Cross-Country Skiing

Höhenloipe Pill-Angern-Poschach

Cross-Country Skiing • Oetztal
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Map / Höhenloipe Pill-Angern-Poschach
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skating, klassisch
moderate
5.3 km
1:19 h
95 m
94 m
Starting point: car park valley station Hochgurglbahn

Straight course on the bottom of Pill / Angern. The easy to moderate climb leads over the Issewiesen to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Follow the Ötztaler Ache on the right side past the Hotel Jagdhof to the parking lot.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Altitude
1839 m
1776 m
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Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Pill (1777 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.897438, 11.039596
UTM
32T 655355 5195786

Destination

Pill

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point: car park valley station Hochgurglbahn

Straight course on the bottom of Pill / Angern. The easy to moderate climb leads over the Issewiesen to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Follow the Ötztaler Ache on the right side past the Hotel Jagdhof to the parking lot.

 

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)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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crosscountry skiing technique
skating, klassisch
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.3 km
Duration
1:19 h
Ascent
95 m
Descent
94 m
klassisch skating

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