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Mountain Hike recommended route

Seelenferner - Obergurgl

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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OBERGURGL -> Langtalereckhütte -> SEELENFERNER
moderate
Distance 9.9 km
4:30 h
1,192 m
89 m
From Obergurgl to Langtalereckhütte. In direction of the upper valley you keep to the left and take the upper path leading towards the level area of "Vordere Ackerlen". Proceed through the cirque to the last glacier moraines of Mittlerer Seelenferner and the stamp site.

 

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Update: February 16, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
3,010 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
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Start

Obergurgl center (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870452, 11.027301
DMS
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'38.3"E
UTM
32T 654496 5192763
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Destination

Seelenferner

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl to Langtalereckhütte. In direction of the upper valley you keep to the left and take the upper path leading towards the level area of "Vordere Ackerlen". Proceed through the cirque to the last glacier moraines of Mittlerer Seelenferner and the stamp site.

 

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

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)

Coordinates

DD
46.870452, 11.027301
DMS
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'38.3"E
UTM
32T 654496 5192763
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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.

 

Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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  • Festkogl Obergurgl
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  • Gaisberg glacier
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  • Königsjoch - Obergurgl
  • Stone Pine Forest nature treasure - Obergurgl
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.9 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,192 m
Descent
89 m
Summit route Scrambling required

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