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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Obergurgl - Ramoljoch - Vent

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  • Obergurgl
    / Obergurgl
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  • Ramolhaus (3.006 m)
    / Ramolhaus (3.006 m)
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  • Vent
    / Vent
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Map / Obergurgl - Ramoljoch - Vent
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15.3 km
9:00 h
1352 m
1378 m
From Obergurgl the trail first climbs steeply via Achbrücke towards "Beilstein" then to Küppele-Schäferhütte. Continue to Ramolhaus and via Ramolferner through very rocky fields in about 30 minutes to the access point of Ramoljoch. From here a trail with steel cables and ladders leads to Ramoljoch

From Ramoljoch first climb down through very steep and rocky terrain, then along an easier trail to Ramolalm (not serviced!). Continue downto Vent.Do this hike in good weather and with the appropriate alpine equipment only.

Sure-footedness and a good head for heights are required.

Walking times:Obergurgl - Ramolhaus: 3 - 4 hrsRamolhaus - Ramoljoch: approx. 1 hRamoljoch - Vent: 3.5 - 4 hrs

 

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Highest point
3187 m
Lowest point
1881 m
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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
46.870168, 11.026556
UTM
32T 654440 5192730

Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl the trail first climbs steeply via Achbrücke towards "Beilstein" then to Küppele-Schäferhütte. Continue to Ramolhaus and via Ramolferner through very rocky fields in about 30 minutes to the access point of Ramoljoch. From here a trail with steel cables and ladders leads to Ramoljoch

From Ramoljoch first climb down through very steep and rocky terrain, then along an easier trail to Ramolalm (not serviced!). Continue downto Vent.Do this hike in good weather and with the appropriate alpine equipment only.

Sure-footedness and a good head for heights are required.

Walking times:Obergurgl - Ramolhaus: 3 - 4 hrsRamolhaus - Ramoljoch: approx. 1 hRamoljoch - Vent: 3.5 - 4 hrs

 

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 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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  • Langtalereckhütte
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
15.3 km
Duration
9:00 h
Ascent
1352 m
Descent
1378 m

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