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Hiking Trail

Hochjoch Hospiz - Middle Guslarspitze - Vernagthut

Hiking Trail · Oetztal
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  • Hochjoch Hospiz
    / Hochjoch Hospiz
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Hochjoch Hospiz
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Vernagthütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Hochjoch Hospiz
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Vernagthütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Vernagthütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
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moderate
Distance 5.5 km
4:30 h
804 m
448 m
Hochjoch Hospiz towards Mittlere Guslarspitze (3,151 m – walking time: approx. 3 hours) – descent towards Vernagthütte (2,755 m – walking time: approx. 1 ½ hours) or directly via the high-altitude trail from Hochjoch Hospiz towards Vernagthütte (2 hours) – overnight stay

 

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Author
Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: July 31, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,127 m
Lowest point
2,412 m

Tips and hints

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

Start

Hochjoch Hospiz (2,412 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.825111, 10.833680
DMS
46°49'30.4"N 10°50'01.2"E
UTM
32T 639859 5187362
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Destination

Vernagthut

Turn-by-turn directions

Hochjoch Hospiz towards Mittlere Guslarspitze (3,151 m – walking time: approx. 3 hours) – descent towards Vernagthütte (2,755 m – walking time: approx. 1 ½ hours) or directly via the high-altitude trail from Hochjoch Hospiz towards Vernagthütte (2 hours) – overnight stay

 

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

Vent 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

The following parking facilities are available in Vent:

In front of the village and at the valley station from the chair lift (payable)

Coordinates

DD
46.825111, 10.833680
DMS
46°49'30.4"N 10°50'01.2"E
UTM
32T 639859 5187362
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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.

 

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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  • Mutspitze
  • Finailspitze
  • Hochjoch Hospiz - Schöne Aussicht
  • From Fluchtkogel to Vernagthütte
  • Ötztal Trek Stage 14
  • Fluchtkogel
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
804 m
Descent
448 m

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