OBERGURGL -> Seenplatte -> Nedersee -> LENZEN ALM
Distance 9 km
Highest point2,436 m
Lowest point1,681 m
From the center of Obergurgl north to Pirchhütter Achbrücke. Crossing Gurgler Ache brook, the hiking trail runs steeply on the valley's wester side up to the lake area. At the fork-off below Soomsee lake, continue out of the valley towards Nedersee lake. From the northern lakeshore you descend to Lenzenalm and further on to the main road. (Back to Obergurgl with the bus - runs every 30 minutes).
From the Nedersee junction you can walk to Soomsee in a few minutes, and the larger Itlsee in another 30 minutes.
Update: August 23, 2023
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: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html.
Tips and hintsMore details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
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 was: https://www.google.at/maps.
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)
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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-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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