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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Seelenferner

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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moderate
9.9 km
4:30 h
1221 m
107 m
From Obergurgl to Langtalereckhütte. In direction of the upper valley you keep to the left and take the upper path leading towards the level area of "Vordere Ackerlen". Proceed through the cirque to the last glacier moraines of Mittlerer Seelenferner and the stamp site.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3010 m
Lowest point
1902 m

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.

 

Start

Obergurgl (1906 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870452, 11.027301
UTM
32T 654496 5192763

Destination

Seelenferner

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl to Langtalereckhütte. In direction of the upper valley you keep to the left and take the upper path leading towards the level area of "Vordere Ackerlen". Proceed through the cirque to the last glacier moraines of Mittlerer Seelenferner and the stamp site.

 

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
moderate
Distance
9.9 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1221 m
Descent
107 m

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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