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Long Distance Hiking Top Stage 10

Ötztal Trek Stage 10

Long Distance Hiking · Oetztal
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  • Obergurgl
    / Obergurgl
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Langtalereckhütte
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  • / Piccard Hängebrücke
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Ramolhaus
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m 3000 2500 2000 1500 10 8 6 4 2 km Piccard Hängebrücke Ramolhaus Langtalereckhütte Schönwieshütte
Obergurgl (1.900 m)  –> Langtalereckhütte (2.430 m)  –> Ramolhaus (3.005 m)
moderate
Distance 11.1 km
4:30 h
1,476 m
381 m
  • Route: Track, Cart Lane, Climbing, Path
  • Requirements: Step safety, dizziness, condition, endurance;
  • Mountain route red
  • Difficulties: glacier passage on the Gurgler Ferner (in the area of ​​the route flat and column-free)
  • Equipment: normal hiking equipment, crampons, pimples and rope for glaciers not necessary
  • Acess / exit point: from Obergurgl via the Ramolweg to the Ramolhaus (about 4 h ascent, about 3 h descent) )
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Author
Ötztal Tourismus 
Updated: April 13, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,001 m
Lowest point
1,902 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Schönwieshütte
Ramolhaus
Langtalereckhütte

Safety information

Trittsicherheit, Schwindelfreiheit, Kondition, Ausdauer

problemlose Überquerung der Gletscherzunge des Gurgler Ferner über die Piccard Hängebrücke

Tips and hints

Did you know that…

... in 1931 Auguste Piccard made an emergency landing in his hot-air balloon at Gurgler Ferner?

 

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

Start

Obergurgl (1,906 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870437, 11.026781
DMS
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'36.4"E
UTM
32T 654457 5192760
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Destination

Ramolhaus

Turn-by-turn directions

STONE PINE FOREST, PICCARD AND EAGLE‘S EYRIE

In the center of Obergurgl you hike into the valley and follow the Alpine adventure path through the Stone Pine Forest starting at the Zirben Alm hut. The route joins the road to Schönwieshütte in a left-hand loop and leads on a climbing trail high above Gurgler Tal valley to Langtalereckhütte. Then we follow the signposts in the direction of the Piccard Bridge (suspension bridge). At approx. 2700 m altitude you descend via glacier slabs to the Piccard Bridge (suspension bridge) that leads over the remains of the Gurgler Ferner glacier snout. Follow the rising route up to Ramolhaus on the ridge. The last section is a demanding climb and very challenging due to the steep terrain.

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

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl 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

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • 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
46.870437, 11.026781
DMS
46°52'13.6"N 11°01'36.4"E
UTM
32T 654457 5192760
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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

  • Ötztaler Urweg E6 Obergurgl - Vent
  • European E5 long-distance hiking trail – King's Segment – Obergurgl to Moos in Passeier (alternative route)
  • Ötztal Trek Route 3
  • Ötztaler Urweg V6 Obergurgl - Zwieselstein
  • Ötztal Trek Stage 11
  • Ötztaler Urweg E8 Gaislach - Granstein
  • European E5 long-distance hiking trail – King's Segment – Zwieselstein to Moos in Passeier (original route)
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.1 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,476 m
Descent
381 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Point to Point

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