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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Lake Nedersee

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5.8 km
3:30 h
693 m
162 m
Cross the bridge across the Ache brook in Pirchhütt and follow the beautiful walking trail to the Alpine lake area until you reach the fork-off to lake Soomsees. Keep to the right towards the lower valley, through the level Soom plateau, heading to picture-book lake Nedersee located right below Nederkogel peak.

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2436 m
1862 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

Obergurgl (1906 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870452 N 11.027301 E
UTM
32T 654496 5192763

Destination

Nederlake

Turn-by-turn directions

Cross the bridge across the Ache brook in Pirchhütt and follow the beautiful walking trail to the Alpine lake area until you reach the fork-off to lake Soomsees. Keep to the right towards the lower valley, through the level Soom plateau, heading to picture-book lake Nedersee located right below Nederkogel peak.

 

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 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)

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
693 m
Descent
162 m

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