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.
Print
GPX
KML
Fitness
Hiking Trail

Hangerer

Hiking Trail • Oetztal
Responsible for this content
Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Obergurgl
    / Obergurgl
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Hangerer
2100 2400 2700 3000 3300 m km 1 2 3 4 5

difficult
5.1 km
3:30 h
1111 m
4 m
The trail leads through lush patures to Schönwieshütte. Here you continue through rock strewn grass slopes to the peak of Hangerer. 300 m below the peak you have to cross a snow field. The ascent is a bit stenuous but well worth it for the magnificent views of the Ötztal and South Tirolean Alps.

Walking time:

  • from Obergurgl (1,930 m): 3,5 hrs
  • from Schönwieshütte (2,262 m): 2,5 hrs

 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3013 m
1902 m

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 hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl (1906 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870168, 11.026556
UTM
32T 654440 5192730

Destination

Hangerer

Turn-by-turn directions

The trail leads through lush patures to Schönwieshütte. Here you continue through rock strewn grass slopes to the peak of Hangerer. 300 m below the peak you have to cross a snow field. The ascent is a bit stenuous but well worth it for the magnificent views of the Ötztal and South Tirolean Alps.

Walking time:

  • from Obergurgl (1,930 m): 3,5 hrs
  • from Schönwieshütte (2,262 m): 2,5 hrs

 

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

Similar tours nearby

  • Obergurgl - Ramoljoch - Vent
  • Lake Soomsee
  • Rotmoosferner
  • Seenplatte
  • Schönwieshütte
  • Langtalereckhütte
  • Hochwildehaus
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.1 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
1111 m
Descent
4 m

Statistics

: h
 km
 m
 m
Highest point
 m
Lowest point
 m
Show elevation profile Hide elevation profile
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.
  • -2.0°C

  • 0–434 cm

  • Info

  • Live

Booking Close

When are you coming?

Next

How many are you?

Finish Back

We use cookies to make our website as user-friendly as possible. If you continue we assume that you agree to the use of cookies on our website. More detailed information can be found in our privacy policy.