We use cookies to make our website as user-friendly as possible. If you continue we assume that you agree to the use of cookies on our website. More detailed information can be found in our privacy policy.

Hiking Trail recommended route

Leiterbergalm

Hiking Trail · Sölden
Logo Ötztal Tourismus
Responsible for this content
Ötztal Tourismus Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
m 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Leiterbergalm Gasthof Granstein
SÖLDEN -> LEITERBERGALM -> SÖLDEN
moderate
Distance 3.1 km
1:45 h
533 m
533 m
You can park in Sölden directly at the Giggijochbahn or you can park in the center at the parking lot P4 (Postparkplatz).

You can start the hike from the Giggijochbahn valley station. From the hamlet of Hainbach you walk over the Kreuzweg to the hamlet of Grünwald. You continue on the steep, marked forest path to the Edelweißhütte. When you arrive at the Edelweißhütte, you can continue to hike along the wide forest path to the Leiterbergalm.

 

Author’s recommendation

For leisurely hikers it is advisable to take the bus to Hochsölden and from there in about 30 minutes to the Leiterbergalm to hike.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Leiterbergalm, 1,910 m
Lowest point
Sölden, 1,342 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Rest Stop

Gasthof Granstein
Gasthof Granstein
Leiterbergalm

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:

Tips and hints

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

Start

Sölden (1,344 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.972881, 11.008912
DMS
46°58'22.4"N 11°00'32.1"E
UTM
32T 652803 5204109
w3w 
///trivia.bellowing.roped

Destination

Leiterbergalm

Turn-by-turn directions

Option 1: You hike from Sölden to the Giggijochbahn valley station. From the hamlet of Hainbach you continue on the Kreuzweg into the hamlet of Grünwald. Then you continue on the steep, marked forest path to the Edelweißhütte. When you arrive at the Edelweißhütte, you can continue to hike along the wide forest path to the Leiterbergalm.

 

Option 2: Ascent with the Giggijochbahn to the Giggijoch mountain station, then you take the newly created hiking trail to Sonnblick, from there you continue your beautiful hike to the Leiterbergalm.

Walking time approx. 1.20 hours

 

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 Postplatz
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.

 

 

 

Coordinates

DD
46.972881, 11.008912
DMS
46°58'22.4"N 11°00'32.1"E
UTM
32T 652803 5204109
w3w 
///trivia.bellowing.roped
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Almzeitfolder

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal

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-aidbox, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Similar routes nearby

  • Gasthof Granstein
  • Lochlealm
  • Stallwiesalm
  • Fiegl's Hütte
  • Silbertal
  • Sölden's walk along the Ötztaler Ache
  • Kleble Alm
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.1 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
533 m
Descent
533 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Point to Point Family friendly

Statistics

  • Contents
  • Show images Hide images
Features
Maps and trails
Duration : h
Distance  km
Ascent  m
Descent  m
Highest point  m
Lowest point  m
Push the arrows to change the view