- Route: Ascending, path, track, cart path
- Requirements: Safety, dizzying, condition;
- Mountain route black
- Difficulty: practically continuous assured passage up to Ramoljoch (fixed ropes, steel hanger)
- Equipment: normal hiking equipment
- Huts: Ramolhaus, Martin-Busch-Hütte
- Acess / exit point: from Obergurgl via Ramolweg to Ramolhaus (about 4 h ascent, approx. 3 h descent)
from Vent through the Niedertal to the Martin-Busch-Hütte (2,5 h ascent, approx. 2 h descent)
TIP OF THE DAY
Vent (1.900 m) – Rofenhöfe (2.014 m)
At the rear end of Vent, to the right, you pass the B-ART-EB‘NE High Alpine Open-Air Gallery towards Rofen. Admire masterpieces of international artists, visit Ötzi‘s pre-historic hunting base and take a glimpse of the old Wildspitze summit cross overlooking the peak. Walking past the rare Alpine moorland, you cross the popular suspension bridge. Back to Vent on the same route or along the asphalt road.
Level, walking time: easy hike, about. 0,45 h
Altitude meters: 100 hm descent and ascent
Trittsicherheit, Schwindelfreiheit, Kondition
praktisch durchgehend versicherte Passage hinauf zum Ramoljoch (Fixseile, Stahlbügel)
Tips and hints
Did you know that…
... an ancient Stone Age hunting base was discovered in Vent?
More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereObergurgl-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
ParkingIn 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)
EquipmentIt is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.
Basic Equipment for Long-Distance 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)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Blister kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- Tent (3- or 4-season)
- Stove (including fuel and utensils)
- Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
- Toiletries and medication
- Toilet paper
Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut
- Toiletries and medication
- Quick-drying towel
- Ear plugs
- Sleeping bag liner
- Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
- Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
- 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.