OBERGURGL -> Gurgler Heide -> Ferwalltal -> OBERGURGL
Distance 9.5 km
Follow the cart trail from Obergurgl to Gaisberg bridge, climbing the Plattach slope, and keep northwards to the left until you get to the base station of Roßkar lift. Walking through the wide open pastures of Gurgler Heide you proceed to an eyecatching cairn. Here you hike downhill into Ferwalltall to Obergurgl - Kressbrunnen, or further on over Ferwallbach brook along the mountain slope into Königstal and back again to Obergurgl on the high altitude trail.
Updated: April 13, 2021
Safety informationModerate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html.
Getting thereThe 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 was: https://www.google.at/maps.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Gurgl:
- Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
- Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, free of charge - no parking at night
- 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)
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EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
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