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Hörnle

Hiking Trail · Oetztal
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  • Blick vom Hörnle nach Rofen und zur Wildspitze
    / Blick vom Hörnle nach Rofen und zur Wildspitze
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Blick vom Hörnle nach Vent
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Gipfelkreuz am Hörnle
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
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VENT -> HÖRNLE
easy
2.4 km
1:30 h
529 m
4 m
In the direction of Martin Busch Hütte, a trail forks off to the right. It travels past Alpine dwarf pine areas up to Ochsenkopf and - on a switchback route - further on to Hörndle. Great view of Vent and the Stubai Mountains.

 

Author’s recommendation

No rest stops - take your lunch with you
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Author
Ötztal Tourismus 
Updated: April 01, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,406 m
Lowest point
1,881 m
Best time of year
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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: www.oetztal.com

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Vent (1,883 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.859977, 10.914722
DMS
46°51'35.9"N 10°54'53.0"E
UTM
32T 645946 5191383
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Destination

Hörnle

Turn-by-turn directions

In the direction of Martin Busch Hütte, a trail forks off to the right. It travels past Alpine dwarf pine areas up to Ochsenkopf and - on a switchback route - further on to Hörndle. Great view of Vent and the Stubai Mountains.

 

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

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 options are available in the mountaineering village Vent

- In summertime in front of the village (parking machine, only coins or EC card) and at the chairlift (at the ticket office of the mountain railways)

- In wintertime only at the chairlift

Cost: € 5,00 per day/car

Coordinates

DD
46.859977, 10.914722
DMS
46°51'35.9"N 10°54'53.0"E
UTM
32T 645946 5191383
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia

Information brochure Vent / available Information Vent

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, 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

  • Urkundholm
  • Lake Brizzisee
  • Feldkögele
  • Around Vent
  • Schöne Aussicht
  • Rofenhöfe 2014 m
  • Breslauer Hut
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
529 m
Descent
4 m
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