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Hiking Trail recommended route

Hohe Mut Hut - Obergurgl

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  • Blick zur Hohe Mut Alm
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    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
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  • / Blick von der Hohe Mut Alm ins Gaisberg- und Rotmoostal
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
  • / Hohe Mut Sattel
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OBERGURGL -> stone pine forest -> Rotmoos waterfall -> reservoir pond -> Rotmoostal valley -> HOHE MUT HUT
moderate
Distance 5.2 km
2:30 h
732 m
16 m
2,670 m
1,902 m
From Obergurgl centre you walk to the end of the village. From there you follow the walking path direction Zirbenwald (stone pine forest). Through the wood you pass the Rotmoos waterfall. Afterwards you follow the gravel path direction Rotmoostal valley. At the entrance of the valley you turn left and follow the mountain path to the Hohe Mut (hut).

Author’s recommendation

Along the Rotmoostal valley up to the Rotmoos glacier (stamp site) and from there back over the Hohe Mut saddle to the Hut. (approx. 1,5 hours longer).
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Update: July 06, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
2,670 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
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Rest Stop

Hohe Mut Alm

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience and mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html.

 

Tips and hints

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

Start

Obergurgl (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870461, 11.026840
DMS
46°52'13.7"N 11°01'36.6"E
UTM
32T 654461 5192763
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Destination

Hohe Mut hut

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl centre you walk to the end of the village. From there you follow the walking path direction Zirbenwald (stone pine forest). Through the wood you pass the Rotmoos waterfall. Afterwards you follow the gravel path direction Rotmoostal valley. At the entrance of the valley you turn left and follow the mountain path to the Hohe Mut (hut).

 

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

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl  is located in the western part of Austria in the state of TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car you plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online: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
46.870461, 11.026840
DMS
46°52'13.7"N 11°01'36.6"E
UTM
32T 654461 5192763
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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.

 

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.2 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
732 m
Descent
16 m
Highest point
2,670 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
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