All hiking tours in Sölden

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Sölden as well as Hochsölden, Zwieselstein and Vent attract hiking enthusiasts with well-marked and excellently maintained hiking trails. Between the valley floor and snow-topped peaks, mountain lovers can let off steam until the soles of their feet burn: Family-friendly Alpine inns and huts can be explored along the scenic Almzeit theme hiking trail, sporty ascents up to more than 3000 meters altitude or multi-day hikes are a must. Shortcuts are allowed thanks to the mountain lifts which open up high Alpine nature jewels and rest stops for both families and connoisseurs. With a comfy gondola ride also experienced hikers can spare energy for longer tours.

The following list shows the complete hiking offer in Sölden at a glance. Find out more about suitable tours incl. directions, walking time, getting there and up-to-date details.

Mountain Hike

Gänsekragen 2914m - Längenfeld/Gries

Mountain Hike · Laengenfeld
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  • Gries
    / Gries
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Winnebachsee
    / Winnebachsee
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Winnebachseehütte
    / Winnebachseehütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Gänsekragen 2914m - Längenfeld/Gries
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GRIES IM SULZTAL -> Weiler Winnebach -> Winnebachseehütte -> GÄNSEKRAGEN
6.2 km
4:00 h
1294 m
2 m
From the car park at the edge of Gries you follow the road to Winnebach, then turn into the path in the direction of Winnebachseehütte. Leaving behind the wood-covered region, you pass several avalanche-prone areas. The perfectly maintained trail winds its way steeply uphill to Winnebachseehütte. From Winnebachseehütte you walk in western direction to the lift towers of the goods lift. Here you continue on the rising trail leading across the southern flank of Gänsekragen. On its south-eastern ridge the steep path travels on grass-covered terrain. Transverse a small ravine on the left, then keep to the right and continue uphill along the jagged rocks. The last part of this precipitous peak hike leads over huge slabs of rock to the summit cross.


Highest point
2914 m
Lowest point
1585 m
Best time of year

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:


It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map. 



Gries (1584 m)
47.070231, 11.024817
32T 653733 5214958



Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking lot at the end of Gries the ascent to the hamlet Winnebach takes place. From here a trail leads through the forest later through barren terrain to the Winnebachseehütte. From the hut, the well-marked trail climbs very steeply. Although it seems that the summit is almost within reach, the approaching path is still quite protracted. Just before you reach the goal, you reach a gap from which you then climb slightly to the summit.

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:

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:



The following parking facilities are available in Gries:

Gries at the end of the village - free of charge


Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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6.2 km
4:00 h
1294 m
2 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops Summit route exposed Ridge


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