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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Rettenbachalm

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easy
4.8 km
2:00 h
789 m
0 m
From Freizeit Arena a steeply ascending path takes you up to the hamlet of Grünwald. There you follow the precipitous forest trail to the Hochsölden federal road until you reach the turn-off to Gampe Alm. Via lovely Gampe Alm you walk southwards along the signposted and slightly ascending trail that leads, past Hühnersteig'n, to panoramic Rettenbachalm.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2145 m
Lowest point
1371 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Gampe Thaya
Rettenbachalm

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

Sölden (1371 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.968020, 11.006992
UTM
32T 652671 5203565

Destination

Rettenbach Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Sölden / Kirche steep path to the local part of Grünwald, further steep forest path to Hochsöldenstraße to the junction Gampe Alm. Over the Gampe Alm further south to the marked trail, slightly ascending at the Hühnersteig'n continue ascending to Rettenbachalm.

 

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.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden
  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • Heidealm
  • Gaislachalm
  • Hühnersteign
  • Goldeggalm
  • Hochsölden
  • Löple Alm
  • Gasthof Sonneck
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.8 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
789 m
Descent
0 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly

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