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.

Long Distance Hiking Stage

Ötztaler Urweg E6 Obergurgl - Vent

Long Distance Hiking · Oetztal
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  • Ramolhaus Sonnenaufgang
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Map / Ötztaler Urweg E6 Obergurgl - Vent
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OBERGURGL –> Ramolhaus –> Ramoljoch –> Ramolalm –> VENT

15 km
6:30 h
1337 m
1370 m


With his emergency landing at Gurgler Ferner in 1931, Prof. Auguste Piccard made this small mountain and glacier village famous overnight. He started a scientific high-altitude flight together with his assistant in Augsburg, they were the first people who tried to reach the stratosphere at 16,000 meters altitude in a hot-air balloon. But then they had to make an emergency landing in the glacier village. This high Alpine tour reveals all the beauty of a truly unique glacier world. Ramolhaus mountain hut, resembling an eagle's eyrie, is the only constant element in this bizarre mountain world. On Ramoljoch col at 3187 m, you reach the undisputed highlight of this long-distance hiking trail: stunning summits and Alpine peaks such as Wildspitze, Similaun or Hochfirst make a lovely backdrop. The end of this high-altitude stage is the mountaineering village of Vent, the cradle of alpinism.

Highest point
3187 m
Lowest point
1881 m

Rest Stop


Safety information

Surefootedness, a good physical shape, stamina

Secured hiking and climbing sections


Mountain hiking equipment, sturdy hiking boots with grip sole

Tips, hints and links

Did you know that…


… the Ötztal Alps have the highest mountains of the Eastern Alps, including more than 250 peaks higher than 3000 meters and countless glaciers?




Obergurgl –> Stone Pine Forest –> Langtalereck Hütte –> Piccard Bridge –> Obergurgl

The Piccard Bridge spans the rear ends of Gurgl's Glacier where the iconic balloon landing took place. A stone pine forest older than 300 years lines the way to this nature treasure. The incredible age of the stone pine population ranks among the region's rarities, therefore the forest was declared a natural monument already in 1963.


More details about hiking In Ötztal: 


Obergurgl (1906 m)
46.870255, 11.026895
32T 654466 5192740



Turn-by-turn directions

Vom Ortszentrum Obergurgl folgt man dem beschilderten Weg bis zur Gurgler Ache. Von dort steigt man links hinauf über steile Grashänge und quert mehrmals kleine Gletscherbäche. Auf ca. 2.300 m erreicht man schon die Küppelealm. Wandert man weiter Tal einwärts, kann man das Ramolhaus schon auf einem Felsvorsprung thronen sehen. Von hier führt eine Abzweigung rechts aufsteigend zum Ramolhaus. Wenige Meter geht es hier noch über Schotter und Felsen hinauf zum höchsten Punkt des Tages. Von dort kann man schon den darunter liegenden Spiegelferner erkennen. Man steigt weiter ab und das Gelände wechselt in Blockwerk, auch das ein oder andere Schneefeld ist zu überqueren. Weiter absteigend gelangt man zur Senke zwischen Spiegelkogel und Ramolkogel, wo sich das Ramoljoch befindet. Man folgt dem beschilderten Weg den Spiegelbach querend weiter in Richtung Ramolalm. An der Ramolalm steigt man dann ab, begleitet von einem herrlichen Panoramablick in das Niedertal, auf die klotzige Talleitspitze, den Similaun, die Wildspitze und die Weißkugel. Man wandert weiter hinunter über das Teilstück des Diemwegs durch einen mystisch, anmutenden, uralten Zirmwald in den Ortsteil Vent.


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:


Getting there

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl 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




In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • 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)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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6:30 h
1337 m
1370 m


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