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Archaeological loop trail - Obergurgl

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  • Küppelealm
    / Küppelealm
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Seenplatte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Soomsee
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal Tourismus
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OBERGURGL -> Beilstein -> Küppelealm -> Lehnerkar -> Soomsee -> OBERGURGL
moderate
7.7 km
5:00 h
370 m
370 m
From Obergurgl towards Zirben Alm and to the natural monument Obergurgl pine forest (stele 1) - down to the bridge and up to the Beilstein (stele 2). Now steeper up to the Küppelealm (stele 3). Continue ascending to the highest point of the circular hike below the Lehnerkar. Along the way out of the valley towards the Seenplatte, past the Haglen enclosure (stele 4) to the junction on the Soom down towards Obergurgl (stele 5) - in serpentines down to Obergurgl and over the Pirchhütter Achbrücke (stele 6) back to Obergurgl.
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Updated: March 04, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,303 m
Lowest point
1,893 m
Best time of year
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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, hints and links

A segment of the Original Ötztal Trek stage.

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

Start

Obergurgl (1,910 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.874014, 11.030306
DMS
46°52'26.5"N 11°01'49.1"E
UTM
32T 654715 5193165
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Destination

Obergurgl

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl towards Zirben Alm and to the natural monument Obergurgl pine forest (stele 1) - down to the bridge and up to the Beilstein (stele 2). Now steeper up to the Küppelealm (stele 3). Continue ascending to the highest point of the circular hike below the Lehnerkar. Along the way out of the valley towards the Seenplatte, past the Haglen enclosure (stele 4) to the junction on the Soom down towards Obergurgl (stele 5) - in serpentines down to Obergurgl and over the Pirchhütter Achbrücke (stele 6) back to Obergurgl.

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

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

The following parking facilities are available in Gurgl:
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, free of charge - 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
46.874014, 11.030306
DMS
46°52'26.5"N 11°01'49.1"E
UTM
32T 654715 5193165
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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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Zirbenforrestbridge
  • Lake Pillersee
  • Zirben Alm - Obergurgl
  • Festkogl
  • Beilstein - Ramolweg - Obergurgl
  • Nedersee - Obergurgl
  • Glacier Flea Hiking Day
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.7 km
Duration
5:00h
Ascent
370 m
Descent
370 m
Loop Scenic Family friendly Cultural/historical value

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