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.

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Ötztal Trek Stage 03

Long Distance Hiking · Oetztal
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Map / Ötztal Trek Stage 03
2100 2400 2700 3000 3300 m km 2 4 6 8 10 Zwieselbach Alm Zwieselbachjoch

Schweinfurter Hütte (2.036 m) –> Winnebachseehütte (2.361 m)

moderate
10.4 km
4:00 h
841 m
509 m
SCHWEINFURTER HUT (2.028 m) -> WINNEBACHSEEHUT(2.361 m)
  • Route: Track, Climbing
  • Requirements: Endurance
  • Bergweg red Difficulty: no special difficulties
  • Equipment: normal hiking equipment
  • Accommodation: Schweinfurterhütte, Winnebachseehütte
  • Crossing, exit: from Niederthai (Umhausen) to the Schweinfurt hut (about 2 h ascent, approx. 1,5 h descent); From Gries in the Sulztal (municipality of Längenfeld) to the Winnebachsee hut (about 2.25 h ascent, about 1.75 h descent)

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2871 m
Lowest point
2030 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Schweinfurter Hütte
Winnebachseehütte
Zwieselbach Alm

Safety information

Ausdauer
Keine besonderen Schwierigkeiten

Equipment

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

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Schweinfurter Hut (2030 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.158191, 11.020081
UTM
32T 653121 5224723

Destination

Winnebachseehut

Turn-by-turn directions

Schweinfurter Hütte (2.028 m) - Winnebachseehütte (2.361 m)

Through Zwieselbachtal

Take the road into Zwieselbachtal, following the signs to “Winnebachseehütte”. Pass Zwieselbacher Sennhütte and continue through the woodless but verdant Zwieselbachtal. The road ends after 2150 meters. Continue on the footpath which climbs gradually through rubble and boulders fields and crosses several terraces before reaching the lush green meadows in lower Zwieselbachtal where you can see steep scree slopes to your left and right. The trail eventually climbs through a scree slope which can be a bit difficult and tiring. Don’t be irritated by the sight of Zwieselbach Glacier: in the summer there is no ice or snow on the way to Zwieselbachjoch which is located to the right of the glacier. To the west you can see mighty Breiter Grieskogel with its glacier. Once you have crossed the saddle the trail descends quickly during the first mile and then levels out as it reaches Winnebachkar basin. Cross the basin to get to Winnebachseehütte.

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

Umhausen-Niederthai  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 https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Umhausen-Niederthai:
  • Umhausen Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Umhausen Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour
  • Niederthai Parking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), free
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler plate floor, free of charge
  • Tumpen / Lehn-Platzl At the parking place Engelswand climbing garden (payable)
  • Parking Köfels (payable)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • Hemrach
    Ötztaler Urweg E3 Niederthai - Gries
  • Dortmunder Hütte
    Ötztal Trek Stage 02
  • Ötztaler Urweg E11 Umhausen - Sautens
  • Ötztal Trek Stage 04
  • Ötztaler Urweg E4 Gries - Sölden
  • Ötztaler Urweg E10 Längenfeld - Umhausen
  • Ötztaler Urweg E2 Oetz - Niederthai
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.4 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
841 m
Descent
509 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops

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