OBERGURGL -> Beilstein -> Küppelealm -> Lehnerkar -> Soomsee -> OBERGURGL
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.
Updated: March 04, 2021
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, hints and linksA segment of the Original Ötztal Trek stage.
More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereObergurgl 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
ParkingThe 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)
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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.
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.