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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

High Altitude Track Hochgurgl

Cross-Country Skiing · Oetztal · closed
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HOCHGURGL CENTER -> Ski track Hochgurgl -> HOCHGURGL CENTER

 

closed
Skating, Classic
easy
Distance 0.8 km
0:30 h
10 m
12 m
2,742 m
2,704 m

 

Access above Hochgurgl`s chapel at the top station of Hochgurgl Gondola section I. The Nordic trail is slightly ascending and descending. One stretch is illuminated at night. As the highest altitude trail in Ötztal, this splendid Nordic route travels through Alpine terrain above the tree line with great panorama.

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Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl
Update: August 09, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,742 m
Lowest point
2,704 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html  &

https://avalanche-report/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de  

Tips and hints

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

Start

Top station Hochgurgl gondola section I | Mountain Chapel (2,711 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.886272, 11.074090
DMS
46°53'10.6"N 11°04'26.7"E
UTM
32T 658016 5194614
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Destination

Top station Hochgurgl gondola section I | Mountain Chapel

Turn-by-turn directions

Access above Hochgurgl`s chapel at the top station of Hochgurgl Gondola section I. The Nordic trail is slightly ascending and descending. One stretch is illuminated at night. As the highest altitude trail in Ötztal, this splendid Nordic route travels through Alpine terrain above the tree line with great panorama.

Note


all notes on protected areas

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 out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: 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 vallly 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 Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking)  

Coordinates

DD
46.886272, 11.074090
DMS
46°53'10.6"N 11°04'26.7"E
UTM
32T 658016 5194614
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Practice Trail Hochgurgl
  • XC Ski Track Obergurgl Pill | Angern
  • Obergurgl practicing trail
  • Cross-country track Zwieselstein - Sölden
  • Cross-Country Track Hofer Böden/Windau - Sölden
  • Practise Trail Vent
  • Cross-Country Slope Ebenle - Mountaineering Village Vent
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Status
closed
cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
easy
Distance
0.8 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
10 m
Descent
12 m
Highest point
2,742 m
Lowest point
2,704 m
Classic Skating Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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