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Hiking Trail recommended route

Seenplatte

Hiking Trail · Oetztal · Open
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The beautiful trail leads across the Pirchhütter creek and on to the Seenplatte. The steep but scenic mountain slopes with their lusch grean meadows makes for a perfect picnic stop.

Walking time: from Obergurgl: 2.5 hrs one way

 

Open
moderate
Distance 3.2 km
1:45 h
740 m
965 m
2,561 m
1,862 m
The beautiful hiking trail leads over the Pirchhütter Achbrücke to the Seenplatte. Along the steep but very beautiful mountain slope, lush green meadows invite you to make a short stopover. 
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Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: July 22, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
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Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2,561 m
Lowest point
1,862 m
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Track types

Asphalt 9.42%Dirt road 5.60%Nature trail 11.23%Path 73.73%
Asphalt
0.3 km
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0.2 km
Nature trail
0.4 km
Path
2.4 km
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Rest stops

Lenzenalm

Safety information

Moderate 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: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html.

Tips and hints

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870168, 11.026556
DMS
46°52'12.6"N 11°01'35.6"E
UTM
32T 654440 5192730
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Destination

Seenplatte

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The beautiful trail leads across the Pirchhütter creek and on to the Seenplatte. The steep but scenic mountain slopes with their lusch grean meadows makes for a perfect picnic stop.


Walking time:

from Obergurgl: 2.5 hrs one way

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

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 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 was: https://www.google.at/maps.

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Gurgl: 
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • 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
46.870168, 11.026556
DMS
46°52'12.6"N 11°01'35.6"E
UTM
32T 654440 5192730
w3w 
///blunter.niceness.nasality
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate 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-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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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.2 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
740 m
Descent
965 m
Highest point
2,561 m
Lowest point
1,862 m
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