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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.

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European E5 long-distance hiking trail – King’s Segment – Braunschweiger Hut to Zwieselstein (original route)

Long Distance Hiking · Pitztal
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Map / European E5 long-distance hiking trail – King’s Segment – Braunschweiger Hut to Zwieselstein (original route)
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16.3 km
6:10 h
250 m
1530 m
This particularly challenging segment of the trail starts at the Braunschweiger Hut (2,758 m) with a rather steep and difficult ascent to the Pitztaler Jöchl saddle (3,000 m), the highest point of this E5 segment. Once you reach the saddle, you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Braunschweiger Hut, the Wildspitze mountain, the Rettenbachtal valley and the Riffelsee lake. You may encounter large snowfields in spring and early summer. There is an alternative shorter route via the Rettenbachjoch saddle. Both ways will take you to the Rettenbachferner glacier. From there, you will descend through the Rettenbachtal valley past luscious pastures and a little chapel to Zwieselstein (1,470 m).

 

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2994 m
1455 m

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

The Ötztal is a southern side valley of the Inn valley. 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

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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difficult
Distance
16.3 km
Duration
6:10 h
Ascent
250 m
Descent
1530 m

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