Winter Walking & Snowshoe hiking

Indulging in the white wonder world while winter hiking

An array of cleared paths leads right across snow-covered winter wonderlands and endless fields, along the crystal clear Ötztaler Ache river to Oetz (2 km). Another scenic hiking trail takes nature lovers to the picturesque Piburger See lake and the surrounding nature preserve. Children will have great fun amidst this white paradise by exploring the awesome beauty of nature treasures which are almost untouched by man. Adults can indulge in peace and quiet while forgetting the daily grind.

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Saykogel

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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moderate
20.1 km
5:30 h
2064 m
615 m
A fabulous hiking trail travels from Vent via the suspension bridge to Rofen, then further on towards the goods lift of Vernagthütte. The breathtaking Rofen ravine takes you on a moderately ascending trail - later it becomes very steep - to Hochjoch Hospiz. From the hut you continue downhill to the iron bridge across Hintereisbach. A switch-backing path leads to the fork off towards Martin Busch Hütte. A slightly ascending and later very steep trail travels across rock-strewn areas (two short climbing sections without safety ropes - surefootedness and a good head for heights are an absolute must!). Descending via Martin Busch Hütte is possible.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3360 m
Lowest point
1883 m

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.

 

Start

Vent (1883 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.859977, 10.914722
UTM
32T 645946 5191383

Destination

Saykogel

Turn-by-turn directions

A fabulous hiking trail travels from Vent via the suspension bridge to Rofen, then further on towards the goods lift of Vernagthütte. The breathtaking Rofen ravine takes you on a moderately ascending trail - later it becomes very steep - to Hochjoch Hospiz. From the hut you continue downhill to the iron bridge across Hintereisbach. A switch-backing path leads to the fork off towards Martin Busch Hütte. A slightly ascending and later very steep trail travels across rock-strewn areas (two short climbing sections without safety ropes - surefootedness and a good head for heights are an absolute must!). Descending via Martin Busch Hütte is possible.

 

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

Vent 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

The following parking facilities are available in Vent:

In front of the village and at the valley station from the chair lift (payable)

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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  • Vent-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte-Hochjoch Hospiz- Saykogel-Martin Busch Hütte-Kreuzspitze-Vent
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  • Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte- Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent
  • Guslarspitze - vom Hochjoch Hospiz
  • Hinterer Brochkogel
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
20.1 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
2064 m
Descent
615 m

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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