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Winter Hiking recommended route

Ochsenkopf circular walk

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · Open
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  • Schneespaß am Ochsenkopf
    Schneespaß am Ochsenkopf
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
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OBERGURGL CENTRE -> Seenplattenweg -> Ochsenkopf -> OBERGURGL CENTRE
Open
easy
Distance 2.2 km
0:40 h
75 m
75 m
1,960 m
1,884 m
Follow the traffic zone U4 in front of the church for approximately 400 metres. The winter walking path to the Ochsenkopf starts on the right hand side of the Landhaus Jenewein.
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Update: January 19, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Highest point
1,960 m
Lowest point
1,884 m
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: 

https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html & https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest.

Start

Obergurgl centre (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870427, 11.026758
DMS
46°52'13.5"N 11°01'36.3"E
UTM
32T 654455 5192759
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Destination

Obergurgl centre

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the traffic zone U4 in front of the church for approximately 400 metres. The winter walking path to the Ochsenkopf starts on the right hand side of the Landhaus Jenewein.

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 our 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 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 was: 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
46.870427, 11.026758
DMS
46°52'13.5"N 11°01'36.3"E
UTM
32T 654455 5192759
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and gloves is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enought to drink.

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  • Circular path Gurglertal
  • Hochgurgl Romantic Trail
  • Hochgurgl - Top Mountain Crosspoint
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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.2 km
Duration
0:40 h
Ascent
75 m
Descent
75 m
Highest point
1,960 m
Lowest point
1,884 m
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