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Winter Hiking recommended route

Moosalm - Sölden

Winter Hiking · Sölden · Open
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Freizeit Arena Sölden --> GAISALCHKOGLBAHN -->Platte --> Wildmoos --> Moosalm 
Open
easy
Distance 1.5 km
0:45 h
117 m
2 m
The Moosalm (1,500 m) in Sölden is well known for its traditional Tyrolean cuisine.

Start your hike from the Freizeit Arena or alternatively from the Gaislachkogelbahn in Sölden. 

Cross the wooden bridge towards Windau up through Platte and Wildmoos to the Moosalm.

Enjoy a fantastic panoramic view over Sölden.

Author’s recommendation

The Moosalm is open during the summer and winter season. 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Moosalm, 1,476 m
Lowest point
Gaislachkogelbahn, 1,360 m
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Rest Stop

Moosalm

Safety information

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

 

Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 (0) 57 200 200
soelden@oetztal.com

Tips and hints

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: Winterwalking Trials Ötzvalley

Start

Gaislachkoglbahn Sölden (1,360 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.959577, 11.009293
DMS
46°57'34.5"N 11°00'33.5"E
UTM
32T 652870 5202631
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Destination

Gaislachkoglbahn - Sölden

Turn-by-turn directions

Start your hike from the Freizeit Arena and walk along the experience mile towards the Gaislachkoglbahn.

When you arrive at the parking lot, cross the wooden bridge into Windau and continue on the relatively steep road through Platte to Wildmoos.

When you reach the intersection keep left and then you will get directly to the Moosalm.

As an alternative starting point, we recommend the Gaislachkoglbahn parking lot in Sölden.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station 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

The drive to the ÖTZTAL. Located in Tyrol, the ÖTZTAL branches off to the south as the longest side valley of the Eastern Alps. Arriving by car leads guests over the Inn Valley to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the toll motorway can also be used on rural roads. With the route planner, the journey can be quickly and easily determined:

To the route planner: https://www.google.at/maps 

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.

 

Coordinates

DD
46.959577, 11.009293
DMS
46°57'34.5"N 11°00'33.5"E
UTM
32T 652870 5202631
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

City Map Sölden

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves.

It is also important to bring food, water, a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister 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 Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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

  • Brunnenberg - Sölden
  • Brunnenberg hut
  • Brunnekogelhaus
  • Moosalm
  • Stabele - Brunnenbergalm
  • Hut Tour Windachtal - Sölden
  • Schteckler Trail (6026)
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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.5 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
117 m
Descent
2 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Suitable for strollers Way cleared Public dirt road Linear route

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