All hiking tours in the Oetz Region

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Every hike starts with the first step: accurate tour planning. The following list makes it easy to select a suitable hiking destination in the Oetz Region. From easy family loop walks on the valley floor and gentle ascents to mountain pastures to demanding peak conquests - there is something for all ages and preferences. A must see - in every season and for all the family - is the natural jewel Piburger See & its 9 treasures. Several stages of the popular long-distance hiking trails, Ötztal Trek and Ötztaler Urweg, lead through the Oetz Region. Study the routes now, lace up your hiking boots, get ready for the adventure!

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Festkogl

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2100 2400 2700 3000 m km 1 2 3 4 5 quattro Festkogelalm

easy
5.3 km
2:00 h
762 m
5 m
Walking towards Gaisbergbrücke bridge on Trail no. 7, you ascend up to the middle of the Plattach mountain flank. Then you turn right in direction of the steeply rising trail to the Plattach plateau (lift station). Grass-covered slopes and former moraine areas (stone markers) of "Grahnsleiten" take you into Rosskar cirque. Here you continue to the peak by following the gravel trail and stone slabs along the western ridge.

Walking time: 3.5 hours

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2650 m
Lowest point
1902 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

quattro Festkogelalm

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl (1906 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870452, 11.027301
UTM
32T 654496 5192763

Destination

Festkogl

Turn-by-turn directions

Walking towards Gaisbergbrücke bridge on Trail no. 7, you ascend up to the middle of the Plattach mountain flank. Then you turn right in direction of the steeply rising trail to the Plattach plateau (lift station). Grass-covered slopes and former moraine areas (stone markers) of "Grahnsleiten" take you into Rosskar cirque. Here you continue to the peak by following the gravel trail and stone slabs along the western ridge.

Walking time: 3.5 hours

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

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl 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

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • 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
5.3 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
762 m
Descent
5 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops

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