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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Practice cross country trail Hochgurgl - No. 2

Cross-Country Skiing · Gurgl Open
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  • Langlaufen Hochgurgl - Winter
    Langlaufen Hochgurgl - Winter
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
CHAPEL HOCHGURGL -> direction Königstal valley -> CHAPEL HOCHGURGL
Open
Skating, Classic
easy
Distance 2 km
0:45 h
116 m
115 m
2,288 m
2,172 m
The rather easy, 2 km long Hochgurgl practicing trail close to the base station of Hochgurgl II mountain gondola enchants beginners and experts alike thanks to its flat route above the tree line in the direction of Königstal. Both cross-country skiers and winter hikers peacefully enjoy the stunning Alpine scenery. For evening workout a part of the trail is also illuminated. The trail's access point is located above Hochgurgl's chapel on the ski run.
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Update: February 03, 2024
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Highest point
2,288 m
Lowest point
2,172 m
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Tips and hints

More information about cross country skiing can be found here: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Hochgurgl (chapel) (2,172 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.899616, 11.052868
DMS
46°53'58.6"N 11°03'10.3"E
UTM
32T 656360 5196054
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Destination

Hochgurgl (chapel)

Turn-by-turn directions

The rather easy, 2 km long Hochgurgl practicing trail close to the base station of Hochgurgl II mountain gondola enchants beginners and experts alike thanks to its flat route above the tree line in the direction of Königstal. Both cross-country skiers and winter hikers peacefully enjoy the stunning Alpine scenery. For evening workout a part of the trail is also illuminated. The trail's access point is located above Hochgurgl's chapel on the ski run.

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

Directions

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
46.899616, 11.052868
DMS
46°53'58.6"N 11°03'10.3"E
UTM
32T 656360 5196054
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

Similar routes nearby

  • Trail Obergurgl | Section #1 - Obergurgl Pill | Angern
  • Trail Obergurgl | Section #2 - Königsrain
  • Trail Obergurgl | Section #3 - Isse
  • Practice cross country trail Obergurgl - No. 8
  • Cross-country track Zwieselstein - Sölden
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Status
Open
Cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
116 m
Descent
115 m
Highest point
2,288 m
Lowest point
2,172 m
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