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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Cross-Country Slope Ebenle - Mountaineering Village Vent

Cross-Country Skiing · Oetztal · Open
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Skating, Classic
Distance 1 km
0:10 h
19 m
18 m
1,940 m
1,921 m
We walk through the mountaineering village Vent, at the exit P 9 along the road to Rofen. After about 200 m, we turn left and follow the sign to the entrance. The middle-level trail Ebenle is about 1 km long and is located at 1,950 m in snow-sure and sunny location in hilly terrain. In addition to the small chapel, there are two comfortable seating areas, with a magnificent view of the town and the mountains.

Author’s recommendation

No restaurant,  take some drinks and food with you;

Public toilet at Widum Vent;

Rental shops: Venter Kaufhäusl and Skiverleih Sportalm;

Cross Country Lessons: Skischule Vent www.schischule-vent.com;

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Update: January 07, 2022
Highest point
1,940 m
Lowest point
1,921 m
Best time of year

Safety information

The cross country slope Ebenle is not accessible, if the road to Rofen is closed because of secure.

Tips and hints

Rental shops: Venter Kaufhäusl and Skiverleih Sportalm;

Cross Country Lessons: Skischule Vent www.schischule-vent.com;

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen


Vent - Exit P9 (1,920 m)
46.857329, 10.909842
46°51'26.4"N 10°54'35.4"E
32T 645581 5191080


Vent - Exit P9

Turn-by-turn directions

The cross-country skiing route can be found on the way to Rofenhöfe farms(exit P9, after 200 m on the left). Intermediate, gently sloping nordic track at1950 m above sea level with snow guarantee. In sunny location.



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



The following parking options are available in the mountaineering village Vent

In wintertime only at the chairlift

Cost: € 5,00 per day/car


46.857329, 10.909842
46°51'26.4"N 10°54'35.4"E
32T 645581 5191080
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Information brochure Vent / available Information Vent

Brochures Ötztal Moutain Winter / available Information Vent

Author’s map recommendations

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


  • 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 enough to drink.

    Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis, Cross country poles of suitable length, Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting Clothing, Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended, Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance


Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross-country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes 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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Practise Trail Vent
  • Obergurgl practicing trail
  • XC Ski Track Obergurgl Pill | Angern
  • Practice Trail Hochgurgl
  • Cross-country track Zwieselstein - Sölden
  • High Altitude Track Hochgurgl
  • Cross-Country Track Hofer Böden/Windau - Sölden
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cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
1 km
0:10 h
19 m
18 m
Highest point
1,940 m
Lowest point
1,921 m
Classic Skating Circular route


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