Söldenkogel - Sölden
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View of the SöldenkogelPhoto: Ötztal
Furthermore, the Söldenkogel is one of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in Sölden, even though it is not quite one of the 3000m.
The view from the Söldenkogl down to Sölden and the amazing view of the peaks of the Ötztaler Alps rewards the strenuous ascent.
The ascent can be shortened by taking a taxi to the Kleble Alm or Fiegl's Gasthaus.
- from Kleble-Alm (1,983 m): 3 hours, return 2 hours
- from Fiegls Gasthaus (1,956 m): 3 hours, return 2.5 hours
The current timetables can be found under the following link http://www.oetztaler.at.
Safety informationRed mountain trails are moderately difficult: some narrow and steep, but insured walking and climbing passages await hikers. The corresponding signs are yellow and have a red circle indicating the difficulty.
Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html
Tips and hintsMore details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
From there, a narrow hiking trail leads through the forest to the tree line. Her you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Windachtal.
Continue on the path to the crossroads, where you get to a very small lake. From the intersection it goes steadily uphill.
First over mountainsides and then over rubble.
The last stretch to the summit leads over rocky stones.
The descent is via the same route (2 hours) or to Fiegl's Gasthaus (2.5 hours).
Public-transport-friendlyTravel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is thetrain station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our localtaxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here:http://fahrplan.vvt.at
Getting thereThe car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
- Parking lot Postplatz
- Giggijochbahn + underground garage
- Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
All parking is free during the day.
Parking for several days (eg hike tour):
- Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden
- Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn
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EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots,wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aidbox, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
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