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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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Cross-Country Track Gries (classic) - Längenfeld

Cross-Country Skiing · Laengenfeld
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Map / Cross-Country Track Gries (classic) - Längenfeld
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GRIES -> Parking at the end of the village -> direction Sulztal -> turn in front of the Vögelasbrücke -> back to the beginning of the village -> back to the car park -> GRIES
Perinteinen
moderate
8.2 km
2:00 h
121 m
121 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. It leads once around the snow-sure village and allows beautiful views of the Sulztal. The entrance to the classic track is located at the parking lot at the end of Gries. At the beginning you drive further 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 you have to master the last meters in altitude around the place before you return to the starting point.

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

Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, give a firm grip and fit snugly
  • 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.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Gries (1590 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.069454, 11.026436
UTM
32T 653859 5214874

Destination

Gries

Turn-by-turn directions

The trail starts after the bridge with a small climb. The course is adapted to the Fischbach. The highest point of the trail is reached at the bridge in the Sulztal. After crossing the Fischbach, the trail on the left side of the stream is always slightly downhill. Only after crossing again you have to master the last meters of altitude along the Fischbach before you return to the starting point.

Public transport

Public transportation

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.at

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:
  • at the outskirts of Gries - for free
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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crosscountry skiing technique
Perinteinen
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.2 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
121 m
Descent
121 m
Perinteinen Loop

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