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Mountain Hike recommended route

Siegerlandhütte - Sölden

Mountain Hike · Sölden
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m 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Siegerlandhütte Fiegl's Hütte (Windachalm)
Distance 8 km
3:30 h
780 m
780 m
2,710 m
1,935 m
The Siegerlandhütte is located on a hill at 2,710m - right at the foot of the highest mountains in the Stubaier Alps.

The hike starts at the Windachalm / Fiegl's Hut and continues through the wide Windach Valley to the Siegerland Hut.

Enjoy the view of the gentle pastures, deep gorges, a waterfall and glacier cuts.

Author’s recommendation

In summer there is a mountain taxi, which runs from Sölden to the Windachalm/ Fiegl's Gasthaus. So you can save the way from Sölden to the Windachalm.
Highest point
Siegerlandhütte, 2,710 m
Lowest point
Windachalm, 1,935 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Fiegl's Hütte (Windachalm)

Safety information

Red mountain trails are moderately difficult: some narrow and steep, but assured walking and climbing passages are waiting for hikers. The corresponding signs are in yellow basic color and have a red circle as a difficulty indication.


Suitable for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary.


Please pay attention to the current weather report.

Tips and hints

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


Windachalm - Sölden (1,946 m)
46.960017, 11.061666
46°57'36.1"N 11°03'42.0"E
32T 656854 5202784


Siegerland hut

Turn-by-turn directions

The hike starts at the Windachalm / Fiegl's hut.

From there you cannot miss the wide path up through the Windach Valley. On this path you hike about 3 km to the junction to the Hildesheimer hut.

From there the path becomes more narrow. You cross a stream and then continue to the material cable car of the Siegerlandhütte.

After the cable car, a marked route leads up in steep curves to the Siegerlandhütte at 2,710m.

The descent follows the same route as the ascent and takes about 3 hours.


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 Ötztal valley and further on through the valley.

Among the toll motorways you can also use the countryroads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps



The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot Postplatz
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.


Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn - Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn



46.960017, 11.061666
46°57'36.1"N 11°03'42.0"E
32T 656854 5202784
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia 

Author’s map recommendations

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


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 Mountain Hikes

  • 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
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as 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

  • Hildesheimer Hütte 2899 Steieler Gaisakarweg - Sölden
  • Hochstubaihütte 3175 über Seekarsee & Himmelsleiter - Sölden
  • Söldenkogel - Sölden
  • Nederkogl
  • Brunnekogelhaus
  • Hut Tour Windachtal - Sölden
  • Grieskogl
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8 km
3:30 h
780 m
780 m
Highest point
2,710 m
Lowest point
1,935 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route Family-friendly


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