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Sledding recommended route

Kühtai - Toboggan run

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2,5 km long, lightened
closed
moderate
Distance 2 km
1:00 h
184 m
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From 3-Seen parking place, you walk about 1 hour up to Graf Ferdinand Haus. There you can enjoy the great view and relax. You can rent a sledge at the hut. 
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,140 m
Lowest point
1,955 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

Tips and hints

More details about tobogganing in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/rodeln

Start

Kühtai (1,955 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.211337, 11.014890
DMS
47°12'40.8"N 11°00'53.6"E
UTM
32T 652575 5230618
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Destination

Kühtai

Turn-by-turn directions

2,5 km long, lightened every day untill 1 o'clok in the morning

walking time: approx. 1 hour

sledge rental: Graf Ferdinand Haus

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

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

parking at the 3-Seen Ban, free of charge

Coordinates

DD
47.211337, 11.014890
DMS
47°12'40.8"N 11°00'53.6"E
UTM
32T 652575 5230618
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #043 | Ötztaler Alpen Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Equipment

  • Sturdy shoes with non-slip sole
  • Helmet with ski goggles
  • gloves
  • Warm, waterproof clothing
  • Flashlight or headlamp for sledding at night

Basic Equipment for Sledding

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses

Technical Equipment for Sledding

  • Sled with tow strap
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons are useful on ascent
  • Ski Helmet recommended when sledding through heavily wooded areas
  • Ski goggles if 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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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
184 m
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