Snowshoe & Winter Hiking in Vent

Winter Hiking
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Immerse yourself in the white winter landscape

The breathtaking winter walking trails lead right across snow-covered forests,or white fields. Discover the region's most beautiful spots and hidden places on a myriad of cleared and perfectly signposted winter walking routes. You can also enjoy a guided snowshoe hike - trails and destinations are available in abundance. Also children will have endless fun – simply try it!

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Hohe Mut Sattel

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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PARKING GARAGE CENTER -> Top station Hohe Mut -> HOHE MUT ALM

easy
1.1 km
0:30 h
24 m
26 m

First you take a ride on Hohe Mut mountain gondola up to Hohe Mut Alm. Already on arrival at Hohe Mut the breathtaking landscape of two glacier valleys, Gaisbergtal and Rotmoostal, and the summit panorama of Granatenkogel, Hochfirst, Liebener Spitze, Scheiberkogel, Seelenkogel and Hangerer will enchant you. With this magnificent view always in mind, you walk to the turnoff at the end of Hohe Mut saddle and back to Hohe Mut Alm restaurant. 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2636 m
Lowest point
2543 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: 

https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html    & https://avalanche-report/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de    

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and 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.  

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Obergurgl Zentrum (2636 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.848447, 11.028637
UTM
32T 654661 5190320

Destination

Hohe Mut Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

First you take a ride on Hohe Mut mountain gondola up to Hohe Mut Alm. Already on arrival at Hohe Mut the breathtaking landscape of two glacier valleys, Gaisbergtal and Rotmoostal, and the summit panorama of Granatenkogel, Hochfirst, Liebener Spitze, Scheiberkogel, Seelenkogel and Hangerer will enchant you. With this magnificent view always in mind, you walk to the turnoff at the end of Hohe Mut saddle and back to Hohe Mut Alm restaurant. 

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       

Getting there

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 vallly 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

Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable - 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) 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.1 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
24 m
Descent
26 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent

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