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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.

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High altitude trail Gries (skating) - Längenfeld

Cross-Country Skiing · Laengenfeld
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Map / High altitude trail Gries (skating) - Längenfeld
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Circular course of about 4.0 km in length which is challenging due to the hilly terrain.
Luisteluhiihto
moderate
6.1 km
1:30 h
116 m
117 m
With its alpine ambience and its altitude of 1,600 m, the Gries high-altitude trail is a true cross-country attraction, especially for advanced runners. The trail leads from the parking lot at the end of Gries further into the valley into the Sulztal. Most of the time the round runs along the Fischbach. The highest point of the trail is reached at the Vogelasbrücke. After crossing the river, the track on the left side of the stream is always slightly downhill. Only after crossing again do you have to master the last meters of altitude around the river before you reach the starting point again

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1660 m
Lowest point
1543 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.laengenfeld.com/nordic-skiing-tracks

 

Start

Gries (1590 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.069496, 11.026407
UTM
32T 653856 5214879

Destination

Gries

Turn-by-turn directions

The trail runs mostly along the Fischbach at the beginning of further into the Sulztal. After the turn at the Vögelasbrücke the trail leads a little downhill to the beginning of Gries. After crossing the river, it goes back up to the starting point of the parking lot.

 

Public transport

 Travel comfortably and safely by train. Endstation or exit point is the station ÖTZTAL. Then you drive comfortably and quickly by public transport or the

local taxi company through the entire valley to your desired destination. The current bus timetable can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.a

Getting there

The drive to the ÖTZTAL

Arriving by car leads holidaymakers over the Inntal to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the motorway can also be used on rural roads. With the route planner, your journey can be quickly and easily determined. To the route planner: https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available:

Gries at the end of the village - free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Map of Längenfeld

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crosscountry skiing technique
Luisteluhiihto
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.1 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
116 m
Descent
117 m
Luisteluhiihto Loop

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