Snowshoe hiking & winter walking

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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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Brandalm

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easy
1.6 km
0:45 h
196 m
1 m
From Fischbachbrücke approx. 150 m upstream to Branweg. The path is moderately increasing. After 40 minutes you reach the beautiful plateau on the Brand Alm with a wonderful valley view. Transfer to Burgstein possible.

Difficulty
easy
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Altitude
1385 m
1191 m
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Rest Stop

Brand Alm

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

Längenfeld (1192 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.073184 N 10.973625 E
UTM
32T 649838 5215186

Destination

Längenfeld

Turn-by-turn directions

From Fischbachbrücke approx. 150 m upstream to Branweg. The path is moderately increasing. After 40 minutes you reach the beautiful plateau on the Brand Alm with a wonderful valley view. Transfer to Burgstein possible.

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

Längenfeld 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 Längenfeld:
  • next to the old fire station (entrance to campsite) - free of charge
  • Sports center - (football pitch and swimming pool) - free of charge
  • Parking at the end of Längenfeld - (where the natural park house is built) free of charge
  • Opposite the Ötztal Tourismus (small number of parking spaces) free of charge
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.6 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
196 m
Descent
1 m
Tour route Nice views With refreshment stops Suitable for families and children

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