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Hiking Trail recommended route

Obergurgl - Ramoljoch - Vent

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  • / Obergurgl
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  • / Ramolhaus (3.006 m)
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  • / Vent
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  • / Ramoljoch
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  • / Ramoljoch
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  • / Aufstieg Ramoljoch
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  • / Küppelealm
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OBERGURGL -> Ramoljoch -> VENT
difficult
Distance 15.2 km
9:00 h
1,377 m
1,395 m
From Obergurgl the trail first climbs steeply via Achbrücke towards "Beilstein" then to Küppele-Schäferhütte. Continue to Ramolhaus and via Ramolferner through very rocky fields in about 30 minutes to the access point of Ramoljoch. From here a trail with steel cables and ladders leads to Ramoljoch

From Ramoljoch first climb down through very steep and rocky terrain, then along an easier trail to Ramolalm (not serviced!). Continue downto Vent.Do this hike in good weather and with the appropriate alpine equipment only.

Sure-footedness and a good head for heights are required.

Walking times:Obergurgl - Ramolhaus: 3 - 4 hrsRamolhaus - Ramoljoch: approx. 1 hRamoljoch - Vent: 3.5 - 4 hrs

 

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Updated: March 04, 2021
Difficulty
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Highest point
3,174 m
Lowest point
1,882 m
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Safety information

For high alpine experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted. Excellent physical condition, extensive mountain experience, alpine climbing gear, safety- and orientation guide, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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

Start

Obergurgl (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870168, 11.026556
DMS
46°52'12.6"N 11°01'35.6"E
UTM
32T 654440 5192730
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Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl the trail first climbs steeply via Achbrücke towards "Beilstein" then to Küppele-Schäferhütte. Continue to Ramolhaus and via Ramolferner through very rocky fields in about 30 minutes to the access point of Ramoljoch. From here a trail with steel cables and ladders leads to Ramoljoch

From Ramoljoch first climb down through very steep and rocky terrain, then along an easier trail to Ramolalm (not serviced!). Continue downto Vent.Do this hike in good weather and with the appropriate alpine equipment only.

Sure-footedness and a good head for heights are required.

Walking times:Obergurgl - Ramolhaus: 3 - 4 hrsRamolhaus - Ramoljoch: approx. 1 hRamoljoch - Vent: 3.5 - 4 hrs

 

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

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • 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
46.870168, 11.026556
DMS
46°52'12.6"N 11°01'35.6"E
UTM
32T 654440 5192730
w3w 
///blunter.niceness.nasality
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

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.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
15.2 km
Duration
9:00 h
Ascent
1,377 m
Descent
1,395 m
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