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

Ötztal Trek Stage 09

Long Distance Hiking · Meranerland
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  • Hochfirst
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  • Timmelsjoch
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  • Brunnenkoglhaus
    / Brunnenkoglhaus
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  • Brunnenkoglhaus
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Map / Ötztal Trek Stage 09
2100 2400 2700 3000 3300 m km 2 4 6 8 10 12 Gasthaus Hochfirst Altkaser Timmelsjoch Wilde Rötespitze

Gasthaus Hochfirst (1.860 m) –> Timmelsjoch –> Brunnenkogelhaus (2.738 m)

12.9 km
6:00 h
1523 m
606 m


Route: Climbing Requirements: Step safety, dizziness; Bergweg schwarz Difficulty: exposed passages on the ridge, stable weather conditions particularly important Equipment: normal hiking equipment Walking time: approx. 5 h Difference in altitude: approx. 1,200 Hm ascent, approx. 250 Hm descent Highest point: 2.966 m Distance: approx , Exit: Brunnenkogelhaus, Rasthaus at the Timmelsjoch (no overnight stay), Gasthaus Hochfirst Cross-way, exit: from Sölden over the Fiegl's hut in the Windach Valley to the Brunnenkogelhaus (about 5 h ascent, approx. 4 h descent); Alternatively bus from Sölden to Fiegl's Hütte - then another 3 h ascent to Brunnenkogelhaus (about 2 h descent); Information Bus to Fiegl's hut T +43 (0) 57200 200; Information Bus from Timmelsjoch to Obergurgl T +43 (0) 57200 100

Highest point
2961 m
Lowest point
1818 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Gasthaus Hochfirst

Safety information

Trittsicherheit, Schwindelfreiheit

ausgesetzte Passagen am Grat, stabile Wetterverhältnisse besonders wichtig


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: 


Brunnenkoglhaus (1819 m)
46.887984, 11.126613
32T 662012 5194911



Turn-by-turn directions

Gasthaus Hochfirst (1860 m) - Timmelsjoch - Brunnenkogelhouse (2738 m)

An Exceptional High Elevation Trail

First you ascend from Gasthof Hochfirst to Timmelsjoch Pass. From the Snack Station on Timmelsjoch Pass the trail leads past several small lakes, ascending gently to Wannenkar Cirque. Crossing Wannenkar and also scenic Rötenkar and Wietenkar you switchback up through steep and boulder-strewn terrain until you reach Wannenkarsattel. Follow the constantly climbing trail on the ridge to the summit of Wilde Rötespitz, the tour‘s highest point. Awe-inspiring views include Ötztal’s Wildspitze, North Tirol’s highest mountain, majestic Weißkugel and splendid Zuckerhütl in the Stubai Alps! A slightly descending path takes you down to Brunnenkogelhaus nestling at the peak of Vorderer Brunnenkogel.

Hiking down to Sölden you follow the trail to Fiegl‘s Hütte in Windachtal (approx. 2 hrs): here you can take the Windach hiking shuttle bus to Sölden (you save about 2 hrs). You reach the trailhead of the next stage by taking the public bus from Sölden to Obergurgl.

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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12.9 km
6:00 h
1523 m
606 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops


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