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Winter Hiking recommended route

Roundway to suspension bridge - Sölden

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · Open
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Freizeit Arena -> Granbichl -> Windau -> Platte -> Freizeit Arena
Open
easy
Distance 4.4 km
1:00 h
100 m
110 m
1,420 m
1,347 m
From the Freizeit Arena you follow the path in the direction of Granbichl and Windau to the Gaislachkogelbahn. Continue along the campsite and cross the bridge where you will reach Platte. From there you keep right and take the marked path to the suspension bridge. 

You can follow the main road back to the center of Sölden and the Freizeit Arena. 

 

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Julian Noggler
Update: November 17, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,420 m
Lowest point
1,347 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.

 

Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 5 72 00 200
info@oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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

Start

Freizeit Arena (1,348 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.969246, 11.009969
DMS
46°58'09.3"N 11°00'35.9"E
UTM
32T 652894 5203707
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Destination

Freizeit Arena

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting at the Freizeit Arena you turn left in the direction of Granbichl.

At the first turn you keep right and follow a narrow path along the river to the Gaislachkogelbahn. 

When you arrive at the valley station of the Gaislachkogelbahn, continue straight and pass the campsite, where you cross the bridge.

Following the road sign (K2) slightly uphill, you get will get to Platte.

From there, a marked path leads over the spectacular suspension bridge.

The way back to the center leads over the main road in the direction of the Gaislachkogelbahn back to the Freizeit Arena.

 

Tip: As an alternative route back, you can cross the wooden bridge at the Gaislachkogelbahn and get back to the Freizeit Arena via the experience mile.

 

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

Sölden 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

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot Postplatz
  • parking lot Stiegele
  • stair parking
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
  • Parking Hochsölden
  • parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot

All parking is free during the day.

 

Coordinates

DD
46.969246, 11.009969
DMS
46°58'09.3"N 11°00'35.9"E
UTM
32T 652894 5203707
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

City Map Sölden

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves.

It is also important to bring food, water, a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

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  • Sonneck/Gaislachalm/Silbertal - Sölden
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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
100 m
Descent
110 m
Highest point
1,420 m
Lowest point
1,347 m
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