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Mountain Hike

Aperes Ferwalljoch

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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moderate
Distance 7.2 km
3:30 h
1,054 m
76 m
From Obergurgl to the entrance of Ferwalltal valley. Cross the mountain brook on the valley floor, follow the brooklet on the ascending route. A steep path leads across gravel fields to the col.
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Author
Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: May 23, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,903 m
Lowest point
1,905 m

Start

Obergurgl (1,910 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.873850, 11.030420
DMS
46°52'25.9"N 11°01'49.5"E
UTM
32T 654724 5193147
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Destination

Aperes Ferwalljoch

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl to the entrance of Ferwalltal valley. Cross the mountain brook on the valley floor, follow the brooklet on the ascending route. A steep path leads across gravel fields to the col.

Note


all notes on protected areas

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)

Coordinates

DD
46.873850, 11.030420
DMS
46°52'25.9"N 11°01'49.5"E
UTM
32T 654724 5193147
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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. 

Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Similar routes nearby

  • Gurgler Schartl (Seiter Schartle)
  • Zirmkogel
  • Festkogl Obergurgl
  • Gaisberg glacier
  • Seelenferner - Obergurgl
  • Königsjoch - Obergurgl
  • Hochwildehaus - Obergurgl
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.2 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
1,054 m
Descent
76 m

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