Lift-Assisted Hiking

Hiking Routes
Lift-Assisted

Recommended hikes using the summer lifts

The huge Sölden hiking area offers a myriad of scenic walks and mountaineering tours where hikers can take full advantage of the region's summer mountain lifts for a much more effortless ascent or descent.

The above mentioned times are only rough estimations - real walking times may vary depending on your physical condition and stamina. Bergbahnen Sölden assume no liability for anyone going on the above recommended hikes. Please ensure you are suitably dressed and equipped for hiking and err on the side of caution since you are in high Alpine terrain!

Dowload - Hiking Suggestions (JPG)

Hochsölden - Leiterbergalm

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - descent to Hochsölden (2,083 m) - walking tour to Leiterberg Alm (1,885 m) - Sölden

Walking time: Hochsölden - Leiterberg Alm (1 h), Leiterberg Alm - Sölden (1 h)
Trail details: nice walking trail
Rest stops: Leiteralm

Sölder Grieskogl (2.911 m)

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - walking path on the right via Hamrachötze - Polltal - Sölder Grieskogel (2,914 m) - back via Grieskarle - Leiterötze - Leiterberg Alm (1,885 m) - Sölden

Walking time: Grieskogl (3 h), Leiterbergalm (3 h), Sölden (1 h)
Trail & requirements: signposted footpath partly secured with steel ropes; surefootedness and a good head for heights absolutely required
Rest stops: Leiterbergalm

Dr. Bachmannweg - Berglersee (2.466 m)

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - Hochsölden - Dr. Bachmannweg - Berglersee mountain lake (2,466 m) - Hochwald (1,580 m) - Granstein (1,469 m) - Sölden

Walking time: Berglersee (2,5 h), Hochwald (1 h), down to Sölden (1 h)
Requirements: good physical shape, surefootedness
Rest stops: GH Hochwald, Granstein

Rotkoglhütte - Schwarzsee - Schwarzkogl (3.016 m)

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - ascent to Rotkoglhütte (2,662 m) - Schwarzsee lake (2,800 m) - Schwarzkogl (3,016 m) - descent on the same trail or alternative route via Großes Rettenbachkar to Rettenbach Alm (2,145 m) - down to Sölden

Walking time:
Rotkoglhütte (1 h), Rotkoglhütte - Schwarzkogl (1.5 h), back to Giggijoch top station (1.5 h) or via Rettenbach Alm (1.5 h) to Sölden (1 h)
Trail details:
nice, signposted walking route
Rest stops:
Rotkoglhütte, Rettenbach Alm, Hühnersteign

Schwarzsee Schwarzkogl

Rotkoglhütte- Rotkogl (2.947 m)

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - ascent to Rotkoglhütte (2,662 m) - Rotkogl (2,947 m) - descent on the same route or from Rotkogelhütte via Rettenbach Alm (2,145 m) - Sölden

Walking time:
Rotkoglhütte (1h), Rotkoglhütte -> Rotkogl (1h), back to Giggijoch top station (1.5h) or via Rettenbach Alm (1.5 h) down to Sölden (1h)
Trail & requirements:
signposted walking trail from Rotkoglhütte, which requires surefootedness and a good head for heights
Rest stops:
Rotkoglhütte, Rettenbach Alm, Hühnersteign

Gampe Almen - Sölden

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - descent to Gampe Alm (2,000 m) - Sölden

Walking time: Gampe Alm (1 h), down to Sölden (1.5 h)
Trail details: signposted walking trail
Rest stops: Sonnblick, Gampe Alm, Gampe Thaya

Hochsölden - Sölden

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - descent via Hochsölden down to Sölden

Walking timet: ca. 2,0 h
Trail details: signposted walking trail
Rest stop: Sonnblick

Hochsölden - Gaislachkogl Mountain Gondola Midway Station

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - descent to Hochsölden (route O.) - Rettenbach Alm (2,145 m) - Gaislachkogl midway station (2,174 m) - downhill ride with Gaislachkogl mountain gondola

Walking timet: 1,5 h
Trail details: nice, signposted walking trail
Rest stops: Sonnblick, Rettenbach Alm, Restaurant Tirolerstube

Rotkoglhütte - Rettenbachglacier - Rettenbachalm - Sölden

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - ascent to Rotkoglhütte (2,662 m) - hiking trail and glacier road to Rettenbach Glacier (2,675 m) - descent via Rettenbachtal to Rettenbach Alm - down to Sölden

Walking time: otkoglhütte (1 h), Rotkoglhütte - Glacier (1 h), Rettenbach Alm (1.5 h) - Sölden (1 h)
Trail details: nice walking trail
Rest stops: Rotkoglhütte, Restaurant Rettenbachgletscher, Rettenbach Alm, Hühnersteign

Rosskirpl (2.942 m)

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - ascent to Hainbachjöchl (2,727 m) - via signposted footpath to Roßkirpl summit (2,942 m)

Walking time: Hainbachjöchl (1,5 h), Roßkirpl (1 h)
Requirements: signposted footpath partly secured with steel ropes; surefootedness and a good head for heights absolutely required
Rest stops: -

Rotkogelhütte (2,662 m) - Rettenbachalm - Sölden

Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - ascent to Rotkoglhütte (2,662 m) - Rettenbach Alm (2,145 m) - Hühnersteign (2,012 m) - descent to Sölden

Walking time:
Rotkogelhütte (1,5 h), Rotkogelhütte zur Rettenbachalm (1 h), Rettenbachalm nach Sölden (1,5 h)
Trail details:
very steep descent from Rotkoglhütte to Rettenbach Alm, apart from that very nice walking trail
Rest stops:
Rotkogelhütte, Rettenbachalm, Hühnersteign

Gaislachkogl (3.058 m) - Gaislachsee - Gaislach Almen - Sölden

Ascent with Gaislachkogl mountain gondola to top station (3,040 m) - hike to Gaislachsee mountain lake (2,702 m) - Silbertal (1,982 m) - Gaislach Alm (1,974 m) - Sonneck (1,952 m) -Sölden

Walking timet: 2 h zur Gaislach Alm, down to Sölden 1 h
Trail & requirements: bsignposted walking trail, surefootedness required
Rest stops: Restaurant ice Q, Heide Alm, Silbertal, Gaislach Alm, Sonneck

Gaislachsee

Gaislachkogl Midway station - Gaislachkogl (3.058 m)

Ascent with Gaislachkogl mountain gondola to midway station (2,174 m) - ascent to Gaislachkogl summit (3,058 m) - downhill ride with Gaislachkogl mountain gondola

Walking time: ca. 2,5 h
Trail & requirements: signposted walking trail, surefootedness required
Rest stops: Restaurant ice Q, Restaurant Tirolerstube

Nature Theme Trail: Gaislachkogl Midway Station - Hochsölden - Leiterbergalm - Sölden

Ascent with Gaislachkogl mountain gondola to midway station (2,174 m) - Hühnersteign (2,012m) - Gampe Thaya/Gampe Alm (2,000 m) - Hochsölden (2,074 m) - Leiterberg Alm (1,885 m) - Sölden 

Walking time: Gaislachkogl midway station - Hochsölden 1.5 h; Hochsölden - Leiterberg Alm 1.0 h - down to Sölden 1.0 h
Trail details: signposted walking trail
Rest stops: Tirolerstube, Hühnersteign, Gampe Alm, Gampe Thaya, Sonnblick, Leiterberg Alm

Goldegg Alm

Gaislachkogl Mountain Gondola Midway Station - Goldegg Alm - Sölden

Ascent with Gaislachkogl mountain gondola to midway station (2,174 m) - hiking tour along the cart road to the base terminal of Gratl double chair lift - keep to the right at the signpost 146, European long-distance hiking route E5 - Goldegg Alm (1,894 m) - descent to Sölden

Walking time: Goldegg Alm (1 h), down to Sölden (1 h)
Trail details: signposted walking trail
Rest stop: Goldegg Alm

Rettenbachglacier - Braunschweiger Hütte (2.759 m)

Ascent to Rettenbach Glacier by bus (2,675 m - ascent to Rettenbachjoch (2,990 m) - descent to Braunschweiger Hütte (2,758 m) - back on the same route

Walking time: Rettenbachjoch (1 h), descent to Braunschweiger Hütte (0.5 h)
Trail & requirements: ascent to Rettenbachjoch and descent from Rettenbachjoch on a narrow footpath which required surefootedness
Rest stop: Braunschweiger Hütte

High Altitude Trail Tiefenbach glacier - Vent

Ascent to Tiefenbach Glacier by bus (2,795 m) - Panorama trail across Venter Tal to Vent (1,900 m) - back to Sölden by bus (1,377 m)

Walking time: 3 - 4 h
Requirements: sturdy hiking boots, surefootedness
Rest stops: no serviced huts along the trail, various inns in Vent

High Altitude Trail Tiefenbach glacier - Gaislach Almen - Sölden

Ascent to Tiefenbach Glacier by bus (2,795 m) - descent to Almferienclub Silbertal (1,982 m) - Gaislachalm (1,974 m) - Sonneck (1,952 m) - Löple Alm (1,970 m) - Goldegg Alm (1,894 m) - Sölden (1,377 m)

Walking timet: 2 - 3 h;
Requirements: sturdy hiking boots
Rest stops: Silbertal, Gaislachalm, Sonneck, Löple Alm, Goldegg Alm

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