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Winter Hiking recommended route

Hohe Mut Saddle 11

Winter Hiking · Gurgl Open
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PARKING GARAGE CENTER -> Top station Hohe Mut -> Hohe Mut saddle -> HOHE MUT ALM
Open
easy
Distance 1.1 km
0:30 h
24 m
26 m
2,636 m
2,543 m
First you take a ride on Hohe Mut mountain gondola up to Hohe Mut Alm. Already at the arrival at Hohe Mut the breathtaking landscape of both glacier valleys, the 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. 
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Update: February 28, 2024
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
2,636 m
Lowest point
2,543 m
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/  & https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest.

The Ötztal Tourismus team will be happy to inform you personally about the nature of the winter hiking trails.

Oetztal tourism: T +43 5 72 00 100 | gurgl@oetztal.com

Tips and hints

More information about winter hiking can be found here: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

Obergurgl center (2,636 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.848447, 11.028637
DMS
46°50'54.4"N 11°01'43.1"E
UTM
32T 654661 5190320
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Destination

Hohe Mut Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

First you take a ride on Hohe Mut mountain gondola up to Hohe Mut Alm. Already at the arrival at Hohe Mut the breathtaking landscape of both glacier valleys, the 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 our local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at 

Directions

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 

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) 

Coordinates

DD
46.848447, 11.028637
DMS
46°50'54.4"N 11°01'43.1"E
UTM
32T 654661 5190320
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, is for all hikes and tours necessary.

Similar routes nearby

  • Winter hiking path Obergurgl | Section #8 - Mahdstuhl
  • Winter hiking path Obergurgl | Section #7 - Children's Area
  • Zirben Alm 10
  • Snowshoe Trail Arolla Pine Forest nature treasure - Obergurgl
  • Ochsenkopf trail 7
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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.1 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
24 m
Descent
26 m
Highest point
2,636 m
Lowest point
2,543 m
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