Snowshoe & Winterwalking

Alternative with aha experience

Winter sports can also be enjoyed at a more leisurely pace. Hiking on snow-covered paths ranks among the most charming winter activities. Either on your own, with all the family, in guided groups or even on snowshoes - Ötztal makes a true heaven for gentle winter sports.
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Winter Hiking

Zirbenforrest Natureway

Winter Hiking • Oetztal
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  • Zirbenwald
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  • Zirbenwald
    / Zirbenwald
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  • Zirbenwald
    / Zirbenwald
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Map / Zirbenforrest Natureway
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easy
2.9 km
1:00 h
70 m
70 m
At the University Center you keep to the right towards Davids Hütte and the fork-off to Zirbenwald stone pine forest. Return to Obergurgl across Zirbenwald bridge, following Imfong trail on the left. (Time: 1 hr)

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1960 m
1892 m

Safety information

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

 

Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 5 72 00 100
info@oetztal.com

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.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

Obergurgl (1904 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.869880, 11.026000
UTM
32T 654399 5192697

Destination

Zirbenwald

Turn-by-turn directions

At the University Center you keep to the right towards Davids Hütte and the fork-off to Zirbenwald stone pine forest. Return to Obergurgl across Zirbenwald bridge, following Imfong trail on the left. (Time: 1 hr)

 

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)

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.9 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
70 m
Descent
70 m

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