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Hiking Trail recommended route

Winnebachseehütte - Längenfeld/Gries

Hiking Trail · Laengenfeld
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GRIES PARKING AREA -> Winnebach -> Path Winnebachseehütte -> WINNEBACHSEEHÜTTE
moderate
Distance 4.6 km
2:00 h
778 m
9 m
2,362 m
1,585 m
From the parking lot at the end of Gries you follow the road to Winnebach to take the trail towards Winnebachseehütte. Soon the steep track leads out of the forest past numerous avalanche points. The well-laid trail winds up steeply at the end, to the right you can watch the wild Winnebach-river. Arrived at the hut you have the possibillity to linger on the lake, which is located directly behind the hut.

Author’s recommendation

Bronze relief section of the Ötztal Nature Park at the start of the trail: Here you can learn about the habitat "Wild Water" or the history of Gries.
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Ötztal Tourismus Büro Längenfeld
Update: April 26, 2023
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Highest point
2,362 m
Lowest point
1,585 m
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Rest stops

Winnebachseehütte

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report

Tips and hints

More information about hiking can be found here

Start

Gries (1,593 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.069450, 11.027141
DMS
47°04'10.0"N 11°01'37.7"E
UTM
32T 653912 5214875
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Destination

Winnebachseehut

Turn-by-turn directions

Start of the hike is the parking lot at the outskirts of Gries. From here follow the road to Winnebach. Once in Winnebach, you will find a seep track that first leads through the forest and then past numerous avalanche points to the Winnebachseehütte.

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 Gries:

Parking area at the end of the village - (chargeable)

 

Coordinates

DD
47.069450, 11.027141
DMS
47°04'10.0"N 11°01'37.7"E
UTM
32T 653912 5214875
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. 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

.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Sulztal Alm
  • Amberger Hut
  • Nissalm
  • Winnebachrunde - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Lake Schönrinnenkarsee
 These suggestions were generated by our system
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.6 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
778 m
Descent
9 m
Highest point
2,362 m
Lowest point
1,585 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Linear route

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