Snowshoe hiking & winter walking

Step by step towards a holistic experience

The hiking paradise of Sölden also has a marvelous winter season: 49.5 km of cleared, signposted winter hiking trails take walkers straight through snow-covered forests, white meadows and along Ötztaler Ache mountain brook. Adventure-seeking vacationers grab their snowshoes and listen to the crunching snow under their feet while lively Sölden disappears in the background. Trudging  through the untouched white either on your own or accompanied by a local guide you will take new insights on the way to rustic mountain huts.

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Similaun Hütte - Similaun - Martin Busch Hütte

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9.3 km
5:00 h
755 m
1266 m
Climb up to the Similaun (3.606 m), descend via the Marzellkamm ridge towards Martin Busch Hütte, overnight stay. Walking times: Similaun Hütte - Similaun approx. 2 ½ hours, Similaun - Martin Busch Hütte approx. 2 ½ hours

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
3594 m
2501 m

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.

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Similaunhut (3015 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.772342 N 10.854705 E
UTM
32T 641601 5181536

Destination

Martin Busch Hut

Turn-by-turn directions

Climb up to the Similaun (3.606 m), descend via the Marzellkamm ridge towards Martin Busch Hütte, overnight stay. Walking times: Similaun Hütte - Similaun approx. 2 ½ hours, Similaun - Martin Busch Hütte approx. 2 ½ hours

 

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)

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
9.3 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
755 m
Descent
1266 m

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