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Mountain Hike recommended route

Vent-Breslauer Hütte-Saykogel-Martin Busch Hütte-Kreuzspitze-Vent

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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  • Breslauer Hütte
    Breslauer Hütte
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VENT -> Breslauer Hütte -> Hochjoch Hospiz  -> Saykogel  -> Martin Busch Hütte  -> Kreuzspitze  -> VENT
difficult
Distance 38.2 km
72:00 h
3,294 m
3,293 m
3,441 m
1,881 m
From Vent you take the steep path below the chair lift up to Stabelinalm (or the chairlift Wildspitze). Here you follow the wide trail, which becomes much steeper and narrower after a while, towards Breslauer Hütte. Continue on Seufertweg trail without much change in elevation. From scenic Vernagtbachtal up to Vernagthütte. Here you stay overnight. Then descend to the iron bridge over Hintereisbach brooklet and conquer the steeply rising switchbacks until you reach the turn-off to Martin Busch Hütte. Across boulder-strewn and rubble terrain, slightly climbing at the beginning - then steeply ascending, you walk to the peak (two short climbing sections without any safety ropes - surefootedness and a good head for heights are absolutely required!). Hike down to Martin Busch Hütte across the rubble field. From the hut a steeply ascending trail travels towards the remains of Brizzihütte and past lovely Brizzisee lake to the Kreuzspitze. Descend to Martin Busch Hütte and return to Vent.

 

Author’s recommendation

Reservation of the hut sleeping places necessary!
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Update: March 25, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
3,441 m
Lowest point
1,881 m
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Safety information

For high alpine experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted. Excellent physical condition, extensive mountain experience, alpine climbing gear, safety- and orientation guide, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Vent (1,883 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.859977, 10.914722
DMS
46°51'35.9"N 10°54'53.0"E
UTM
32T 645946 5191383
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Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

From Vent you take the steep path below the chair lift up to Stabelinalm (or the chairlift Wildspitze). Here you follow the wide trail, which becomes much steeper and narrower after a while, towards Breslauer Hütte. Continue on Seufertweg trail without much change in elevation. From scenic Vernagtbachtal up to Vernagthütte. Here you stay overnight. Then descend to the iron bridge over Hintereisbach brooklet and conquer the steeply rising switchbacks until you reach the turn-off to Martin Busch Hütte. Across boulder-strewn and rubble terrain, slightly climbing at the beginning - then steeply ascending, you walk to the peak (two short climbing sections without any safety ropes - surefootedness and a good head for heights are absolutely required!). Hike down to Martin Busch Hütte across the rubble field. From the hut a steeply ascending trail travels towards the remains of Brizzihütte and past lovely Brizzisee lake to the Kreuzspitze. Descend to Martin Busch Hütte and return to Vent.

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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

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 options are available in the mountaineering village Vent 

- In summertime in front of the village (parking machine, only coins or EC card) and at the chairlift (at the ticket office of the mountain railways)

- In wintertime only at the chairlift

Cost: € 5,00 per day/car

Coordinates

DD
46.859977, 10.914722
DMS
46°51'35.9"N 10°54'53.0"E
UTM
32T 645946 5191383
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly 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 enough to drink.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte-Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent
  • Saykogel
  • Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte- Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent
  • Diemweg
  • Guslarspitze - vom Hochjoch Hospiz
  • Guslarspitze - starting from Vernagthütte
  • Vent-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte-Hochjoch Hospiz- Saykogel-Martin Busch Hütte-Kreuzspitze-Vent
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
38.2 km
Duration
72:00 h
Ascent
3,294 m
Descent
3,293 m
Highest point
3,441 m
Lowest point
1,881 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Scrambling required Ridge traverse

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