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A family-friendly Alpine pasture inn or a tour amid high Alpine terrain including a glacier crossing, an instructive theme walking route or a multi-day mountain hike at high altitude: The following list comprises the complete range of hiking tours in Ötztal at a glance. Find out more about suitable tours including directions, walking times, how to get there and up-to-date information.

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Mountain peak Blosse - Sautens

Mountain Hike · Sautens
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Map / Mountain peak Blosse - Sautens
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SAUTENS -> Haderlehn -> Knappensteig -> Bachfalle -> Karalm -> Bloße -> retour SAUTENS
difficult
5.2 km
6:00 h
1600 m
1 m
The trailhead of this tour is the hamlet of Haderlehn above Sautens. Here you follow the moderately climbing Knappensteig footpath through the forest, past the sacrificial site and the cold rock fissures until you cross the forest trail. At the turning place you take the steep forest path, crossing the brooklet, then further on to Karalm 2122 m (not serviced). The fountain in front of the hut is the place to refill yourwater bottle! Continue to the peak of Blosse 2536 m. Enjoy superb view o fSautens, Oetz incl. Hochoetz and the central Inntal Valley towards Imst. Walk back the same way - no round trip

 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2504 m
Lowest point
810 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; suitable for sure-footed and experienced mountain hikers;Good physical condition, mountain experience and mountain equipment (see under equipment) necessaryPlease note the current weather report at: https://www.oetztal.com/en/summer.html

Equipment

It 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.

 

Tips, hints and links

Mehr Infos über Wandern im Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern

Start

Sautens (816 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.206697, 10.862551
UTM
32T 641052 5229816

Destination

Sautens

Turn-by-turn directions

The trailhead of this tour is the hamlet of Haderlehn above Sautens. Here you follow the moderately climbing Knappensteig footpath through the forest, past the sacrificial site and the cold rock fissures until you cross the forest trail. At the turning place you take the steep forest path, crossing the brooklet, then further on to Karalm 2122 m (not serviced). The fountain in front of the hut is the place to refill yourwater bottle! Continue to the peak of Blosse 2536 m. Enjoy superb view o fSautens, Oetz incl. Hochoetz and the central Inntal Valley towards Imst.

 

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

Sautens 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

The following parking facilities are available in Sautens:
  • directly in front of the town hall - for free of charge
  • right after the big bridge right on the big gravel parking lot - for free
  • at the sports field / cross chapel / experience Kalkofen as - for free
  • in front of the elementary school / kindergarten, Kirchblickweg - for free

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Karte Ötztal Nr. 0043

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.2 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1600 m
Descent
1 m
In and out Scenic Summit route

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