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Hochvernagtspitze

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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difficult
4.4 km
3:00 h
735 m
0 m
Behind Vernagthütte a permanently rising trail leads up along the moraines in north-western direction. At the height of Hintergraslspitze you continue to Vernagtferner glacier which takes you right to the summit on a moderately climbing route.

 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
3535 m
Lowest point
2757 m

Start

Vernagthütte (2757 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.853601, 10.823804
DMS
46°51'13.0"N 10°49'25.7"E
UTM
32T 639032 5190510
w3w 
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Destination

Hochvernagtspitze

Turn-by-turn directions

Behind Vernagthütte a permanently rising trail leads up along the moraines in north-western direction. At the height of Hintergraslspitze you continue to Vernagtferner glacier which takes you right to the summit on a moderately climbing route.

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

Vent 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 Vent:

In front of the village and at the valley station from the chair lift (payable)

Coordinates

DD
46.853601, 10.823804
DMS
46°51'13.0"N 10°49'25.7"E
UTM
32T 639032 5190510
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Fluchtkogel (from Vernagthütte)
  • Finailspitze
  • Mutspitze
  • Brandenburger Haus - Breslauer Hütte
  • Kesselwandspitze
  • Fluchtkogel (from Brandenburger Haus)
  • Hinterer Brochkogel
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
735 m
Descent
0 m

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