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Grieskogl

Hiking Trail · Oetztal
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HOCHSÖLDEN -> GRIESKOGL
difficult
3.3 km
2:30 h
824 m
824 m
Walking time:
  • from Hochsölden (2,070 m): 2,5 hrs, return 1,5 hrs
  • from Rotkogl top station (2,329 m): 1 3/4 hrs, return 1 1/4 hrs
  • from Sölden (1,370 m): 4 hrs, return 3 hrs
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Ötztal Tourismus 
Updated: March 05, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Grieskogl, 2,906 m
Lowest point
Hochsölden, 2,050 m
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Safety information

For high alpine experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted. Excellent physical condition, extensive mountain experience, alpine climbing gear, safety- and orientation guide, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report:

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Hochsölden (2,049 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.976948, 10.986329
DMS
46°58'37.0"N 10°59'10.8"E
UTM
32T 651074 5204517
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Destination

Grieskogl

Turn-by-turn directions

From Hochsölden along a gravel trail to the top station of the Rotkogl chairlifts. Here you continue along a footpath which, in the upper part, uses steel ropes for protection. From the peak you enjoy superb views of Geigenkamm. If you are lucky you might spot mountain goats or even ibexes.

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

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 way: https://www.google.at/maps 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot
  • parking lot Stiegele
  • stair parking
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
  • Parking Hochsölden
  • parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

Coordinates

DD
46.976948, 10.986329
DMS
46°58'37.0"N 10°59'10.8"E
UTM
32T 651074 5204517
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000 

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map. 

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Peerler Lake
  • Rotkoglhütte
  • Gasthof Granstein
  • Leiterbergalm
  • Rettenbachalm
  • Goldeggalm
  • Gaislachalm
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
3.3 km
Duration
2:30h
Ascent
824 m
Descent
824 m
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