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Hiking Trail recommended route

Lift-Assisted Hike: Leiterbergalm

Hiking Trail · Ötztal
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  • Photo: Katharina Nösig, Ötztal
Uphill ride with the Giggijoch gondola

Hike: Giggijoch gondola mountain station - Hochsölden - Maria's Alm - Edelweißhütte - Sölden

moderate
Distance 5.7 km
2:00 h
4 m
937 m
2,280 m
1,343 m
Ascent with Giggijoch mountain gondola (2,284 m) - descent to Hochsölden (2,083 m) - walking tour to Maria's Alm (1,885 m) - Sölden

Author’s recommendation

Rest stops: Maria's Alm
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Author
Katharina Nösig
Update: November 15, 2023
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,280 m
Lowest point
1,343 m
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Track types

Asphalt 16.73%Dirt road 24.98%Forested/wild trail 8.43%Path 49.85%
Asphalt
1 km
Dirt road
1.4 km
Forested/wild trail
0.5 km
Path
2.8 km
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Start

sölden (2,275 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.975474, 10.975996
DMS
46°58'31.7"N 10°58'33.6"E
UTM
32T 650293 5204333
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Destination

sölden

Turn-by-turn directions

nice walking trail

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

Directions

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden
  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

Coordinates

DD
46.975474, 10.975996
DMS
46°58'31.7"N 10°58'33.6"E
UTM
32T 650293 5204333
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Similar routes nearby

  • Lift-Assisted Hike: Dr. Bachmannweg - Peerlersee
  • Lift-Assisted Hike: Rotkogelhütte - Rettenbachalm - Sölden
  • Lift-Assisted Hike: Rotkoglhütte - Rettenbachgletscher - Rettenbachalm - Sölden
  • Lift-Assisted Hike: Hochsölden - Sölden
  • Lift-Assisted Hike: Hochsölden - Gaislachkogl Mittelstation
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.7 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
4 m
Descent
937 m
Highest point
2,280 m
Lowest point
1,343 m
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