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Winter Hiking recommended route

Hochgurgl - Top Mountain Crosspoint 1

Winter Hiking · Ötztal Open
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HOCHGURGL -> TOP MOUNTAIN CROSSPOINT
Open
easy
Distance 1.2 km
0:25 h
58 m
34 m
2,169 m
2,135 m
From Hochgurgl a wide trail leads along the federal road towards the Top Mountain Crosspoint. The building hosts the toll booth of the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Pass Road, the Kirchenkar mountain gondola, a restaurant with table service and Europe´s highest motorbike exhibition - the unrivaled Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum. 

Along the walking route you enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-topped Ötztal mountain world.

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Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl
Update: February 28, 2024
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,169 m
Lowest point
2,135 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 50.04%Path 1.18%Road 48.74%
Asphalt
0.6 km
Path
0 km
Road
0.6 km
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/  & https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest.

The Ötztal Tourismus team will be happy to inform you personally about the nature of the winter hiking trails.

Oetztal tourism: T +43 5 72 00 100 | gurgl@oetztal.com

Tips and hints

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

Hochgurgl center (2,168 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.909226, 11.052932
DMS
46°54'33.2"N 11°03'10.6"E
UTM
32T 656337 5197122
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Destination

Top Mountain Crosspoint

Turn-by-turn directions

From Hochgurgl a wide trail leads along the federal road towards the Top Mountain Crosspoint. The building hosts the toll booth of the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Pass Road, the Kirchenkar mountain gondola, a restaurant with table service and Europe´s highest motorbike exhibition - the unrivaled Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum. 

Along the walking route you enjoy breathtaking views of the snow-topped Ötztal mountain world.

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 out 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 way: 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
46.909226, 11.052932
DMS
46°54'33.2"N 11°03'10.6"E
UTM
32T 656337 5197122
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, is for all hikes and tours necessary.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.2 km
Duration
0:25 h
Ascent
58 m
Descent
34 m
Highest point
2,169 m
Lowest point
2,135 m
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