Winter & snowshoe hiking in the Oetz Region

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All those who are true hiking lovers indulge in this passion also during the cold season. Warm clothes, woolen hat, scarf and winter-proof footwear: look forward to an adventure in the fresh winter air. Also snowshoe hikers are ready to go in almost no time. The trendy alternatives to skiing in Lower Ötztal have already become a new boom: well-groomed and signposted winter hiking trails lead through snow-covered meadows and forests while guided tours are also offered as an exciting off-road variant.

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Cross-Country Track Hofer Böden/Windau - Sölden

Cross-Country Skiing · Sölden
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  • Cross-Country Skiing Sölden- winter
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Map / Cross-Country Track Hofer Böden/Windau - Sölden
1050 1200 1350 1500 1650 m km 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8

SÖLDEN HOTEL CENTRAL -> Hofer Böden -> Windau -> Hofer Böden -> SÖLDEN HOTEL CENTRAL
Luisteluhiihto, Perinteinen
easy
1.9 km
0:25 h
9 m
9 m
Through level meadows and fields across the footbridge over the Ötztaler Ache river. Through the sparse forest, to windau and return to the starting point.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1359 m
Lowest point
1351 m
Best time of year
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Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance
  • cap and sunglasses
  • bottle with enough water

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Sölden Hotel Central (1350 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.966113, 11.008688
UTM
32T 652806 5203356

Destination

Sölden Hotel Central

Turn-by-turn directions

Through level meadows and fields across the footbridge over the Ötztaler Ache river. Trough the sparse forest to Windau and then return to the starting point.

Public transport

Public transport friendly

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 cardrive to the ÖTZTAL. Located in Tyrol, the ÖTZTAL branches off to the south as the longest side valley of the Eastern Alps. Arriving by car leads holidaymakers over the Inn Valley to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the toll motorway you can also use rural roads.
With the route planner, your journey can be determined quickly and easily:
To the route planner: https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot at Postplatz
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Ortsplan Sölden

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crosscountry skiing technique
Luisteluhiihto, Perinteinen
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.9 km
Duration
0:25 h
Ascent
9 m
Descent
9 m
Public transport friendly Perinteinen Luisteluhiihto Loop Family friendly

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