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Winter Hiking recommended route

Winter hiking path Obergurgl | Section #2 - Königsrain east

Winter Hiking · Gurgl Open
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  • Winterwandern in Obergurgl
    Winterwandern in Obergurgl
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
KÖNIGSRAIN -> CAR PARK FESTKOGL GONDOLA
Open
easy
Distance 1 km
0:30 h
76 m
0 m
1,897 m
1,821 m
Easy winter hiking trail from the Königsrain district (Hochgurgl junction) to the entrance of Obergurgl in front of the Festkoglbahn parking garage.
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Update: February 29, 2024
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Highest point
1,897 m
Lowest point
1,821 m
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/  & https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest 

The Ötztal Tourismus team will be happy to inform you personally about the nature of the winter hiking trails.

Oetztal tourism T +43 5 72 00 100 | gurgl@oetztal.com 

Tips and hints

More information about winter hiking can be found here: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern 

Start

Königsrain (1,821 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.884238, 11.036745
DMS
46°53'03.3"N 11°02'12.3"E
UTM
32T 655176 5194313
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Destination

Festkogl gondola base station

Turn-by-turn directions

Easy winter hiking trail from the Königsrain district (Hochgurgl junction) to the entrance of Obergurgl in front of the Festkoglbahn parking garage.

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at 

Directions

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 facilities are available in Gurgl: 
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • 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
46.884238, 11.036745
DMS
46°53'03.3"N 11°02'12.3"E
UTM
32T 655176 5194313
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, is for all hikes and tours necessary.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
76 m
Highest point
1,897 m
Lowest point
1,821 m
Linear route Dog-friendly Suitable for strollers Groomed snow

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