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Jausenstation HochwaldPhoto: Ötztal
In the Hochwald Jausenstation, really delicious things are served - for example tasty alpine products in form of a traditional Brettljause. The all-day warm meal kitchen provides you among other things with homemade sausages or Kaiserschmarren.
You hike from the Giggijochbahn valley station to the hamlet of Hainbach and continue via the so-called Kreuzweg to Leite. From Leite you continue to hike on the path to Granstein.
When you arrive in Granstein, follow along the wide forest road to the Hochwald Jausenstation.
Track typesShow elevation profile
Rest stopsGasthof Granstien
Safety informationModerate 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:
Tips and hintsMore details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Option 2: From the Giggijoch mountain station you hike down to Hochsölden and from there you continue to Granstein to the Hochwald Jausenstation.
Walking time 2.30 hours
Public transportTravel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train 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
By roadThe 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
- parking lot Stiegele
- stair parking
- Giggijochbahn + underground garage
- Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
- Parking Hochsölden
- parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot
All parking is free during the day.
Parking for several days (eg hike tour):
- 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.Eingabe
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