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Hiking Trail recommended route

Jausenstation Hochwald

Hiking Trail · Sölden
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Distance 3 km
2:00 h
203 m
203 m
1,580 m
1,330 m
Jause, Brotzeit, Marende - three names for alpine, culinary pleasure! On the way up, the anticipation of the break with a snack is the best motivation.

In the Hochwald Jausenstation, really delicious things are served - for example tasty alpine products in form of a traditional Brettljause. The all-day warm meal kitchen provides you among other things with homemade sausages or Kaiserschmarren.

You hike from the Giggijochbahn valley station to the hamlet of Hainbach and continue via the so-called Kreuzweg to Leite. From Leite you continue to hike on the path to Granstein.

When you arrive in Granstein, follow along the wide forest road to the Hochwald Jausenstation.


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Update: April 01, 2021
Highest point
Jausenstation Hochwald, 1,580 m
Lowest point
Sölden, 1,330 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Gasthof Granstein

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; 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 


Sölden (1,330 m)
46.985676, 11.012431
46°59'08.4"N 11°00'44.8"E
32T 653035 5205537


Jausenstation Hochwald

Turn-by-turn directions

Option 1: You hike from the Giggijochbahn valley station to the hamlet of Hainbach and continue via the so-called Kreuzweg to Leite. From Leite you continue to hike on the path to Granstein. When you arrive in Granstein, follow along the wide forest road to the Hochwald Jausenstation.

Option 2: From the Giggijoch mountain station you hike down to Hochsölden and from there you continue to Granstein to the Hochwald Jausenstation.

Walking time 2.30 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 localtaxi 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 valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. 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
  • parking lot Stiegele
  • stair parking
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
  • Parking Hochsölden
  • parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot

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



46.985676, 11.012431
46°59'08.4"N 11°00'44.8"E
32T 653035 5205537
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Almzeit Folder

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass 42 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal 


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-aidbox, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.Eingabe


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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Leiterbergalm
  • Gasthof Granstein
  • Lochlealm
  • Stallwiesalm
  • Silbertal
  • Fiegl's Hütte
  • Kleble Alm
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3 km
2:00 h
203 m
203 m
Highest point
1,580 m
Lowest point
1,330 m
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