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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Erlanger Hut - Wildgrat - Umhausen-Niederthai

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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  • Erlanger Hütte
    / Erlanger Hütte
  • Erlanger Hütte, Sonnenuntergang
    / Erlanger Hütte, Sonnenuntergang
  • Terrasse
    / Terrasse
  • Bedienung Erlangerhütte
    / Bedienung Erlangerhütte
  • Erlangerhütte wandern
    / Erlangerhütte wandern
  • Sonnenaufgang Wildgrat
    / Sonnenaufgang Wildgrat
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Wildgrat
    / Wildgrat
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
1800 2100 2400 2700 3000 3300 m km 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Erlanger Hütte

VODERE LEIERSTALALM->Erlanger Hut->WILDGRAT
difficult
9.8 km
5:00 h
1180 m
1180 m
The hiking starts by the divergency Erlanger Hut. From there you walk to the "Vordere Leierstalalm" and you walk along the way to the "Erlanger hut". You walk in the direction to the Wetter lake. On the right side you walk to the Wildgrat. There you have a wonderful and amazing view. 

Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2952 m
Lowest point
1789 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Erlanger Hütte

Safety information

For experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted, very good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary, such as alpine security material, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report:

https://www.oetztal.com/en/summer.html

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. 

Start

Vordere Leierstalalm (1788 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.145269, 10.876961
UTM
32T 642308 5223016

Destination

Wildgrat

Turn-by-turn directions

The hiking starts by the divergency Erlanger Hut. From there you walk to the "Vordere Leierstalalm" and you walk along the way to the "Erlanger hut". You walk in the direction to the Wetter lake. On the right side you walk to the Wildgrat. 

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Bahnhof ÖTZTAL. 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 

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 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. 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
9.8 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1180 m
Descent
1180 m
Scenic With refreshment stops Insider tip Summit route

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