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Winter Hiking recommended route

Hohe Mut Saddle - Obergurgl

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · Open
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PARKING GARAGE CENTER -> Top station Hohe Mut -> Hohe Mut saddle -> HOHE MUT ALM
Open
easy
Distance 1.1 km
0:30 h
24 m
26 m
2,636 m
2,543 m
First you take a ride on Hohe Mut mountain gondola up to Hohe Mut Alm. Already at the arrival at Hohe Mut the breathtaking landscape of both glacier valleys, the Gaisbergtal and Rotmoostal, and the summit panorama of Granatenkogel, Hochfirst, Liebener Spitze, Scheiberkogel, Seelenkogel and Hangerer will enchant you. With this magnificent view always in mind, you walk to the turnoff at the end of Hohe Mut saddle and back to Hohe Mut Alm restaurant. 
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Update: December 19, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,636 m
Lowest point
2,543 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: 

https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html & https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest.

Tips and hints

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

Start

Obergurgl center (2,636 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.848447, 11.028637
DMS
46°50'54.4"N 11°01'43.1"E
UTM
32T 654661 5190320
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Destination

Hohe Mut Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

First you take a ride on Hohe Mut mountain gondola up to Hohe Mut Alm. Already at the arrival at Hohe Mut the breathtaking landscape of both glacier valleys, the Gaisbergtal and Rotmoostal, and the summit panorama of Granatenkogel, Hochfirst, Liebener Spitze, Scheiberkogel, Seelenkogel and Hangerer will enchant you. With this magnificent view always in mind, you walk to the turnoff at the end of Hohe Mut saddle and back to Hohe Mut Alm restaurant. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Travel 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 out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at       

Getting there

The 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 vallly 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.     

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Gurgl:

Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable

Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable - no parking at night

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) 

Coordinates

DD
46.848447, 11.028637
DMS
46°50'54.4"N 11°01'43.1"E
UTM
32T 654661 5190320
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and gloves is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.  

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  • Ochsenkopf circular walk
  • Circular path Gurglertal
  • Hochgurgl Romantic Trail
  • Hochgurgl - Top Mountain Crosspoint
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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.1 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
24 m
Descent
26 m
Highest point
2,636 m
Lowest point
2,543 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Cableway ascent/descent

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