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Mountain Hike recommended route

Hangerer - Obergurgl

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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OBERGURGL -> arolla pine forest -> Schönwies hut -> HANGERER
difficult
Distance 5.1 km
3:30 h
1,111 m
4 m
The trail leads through lush patures to Schönwieshütte. Here you continue through rock strewn grass slopes to the peak of Hangerer. 300 m below the peak you have to cross a snow field. The ascent is a bit stenuous but well worth it for the magnificent views of the Ötztal and South Tirolean Alps.

Walking time:

  • from Obergurgl (1,930 m): 3,5 hrs
  • from Schönwies hut (2,262 m): 2,5 hrs

 

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Updated: March 23, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,013 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Moderate 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.

Tips and hints

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870168, 11.026556
DMS
46°52'12.6"N 11°01'35.6"E
UTM
32T 654440 5192730
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Destination

Hangerer

Turn-by-turn directions

The trail leads through lush patures to Schönwieshütte. Here you continue through rock strewn grass slopes to the peak of Hangerer. 300 m below the peak you have to cross a snow field. The ascent is a bit stenuous but well worth it for the magnificent views of the Ötztal and South Tirolean Alps.

Walking time:

  • from Obergurgl (1,930 m): 3,5 hrs
  • from Schönwies hut (2,262 m): 2,5 hrs

 

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

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 was: https://www.google.at/maps.

 

Parking

The 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) 

Coordinates

DD
46.870168, 11.026556
DMS
46°52'12.6"N 11°01'35.6"E
UTM
32T 654440 5192730
w3w 
///blunter.niceness.nasality
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate 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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  • Hochwildehaus - Obergurgl
  • Ramolhaus - Obergurgl
  • Königsjoch - Obergurgl
  • Festkogl Obergurgl
  • Gaisberg glacier
  • Seelenferner - Obergurgl
  • Langtalferner
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.1 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
1,111 m
Descent
4 m
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