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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Blockkogel Peak

Mountain Hike • Oetztal
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10.9 km
6:00 h
2238 m
164 m

From the car park of Neudorf - Ötztaler Ache brook you walk to Hintere Fundusalm and further uphill to Frischmannhütte. Here you continue on the steep trail in the direction of Fundusfeiler. Then take the left fork-off towards Griesköpfe before you climb Blockkogel.

Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Altitude
3097 m
981 m

Start

Umhausen (985 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.135169 N 10.920112 E
UTM
32T 645607 5221973

Destination

Blockkogel

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park of Neudorf - Ötztaler Ache brook you walk to Hintere Fundusalm and further uphill to Frischmannhütte. Here you continue on the steep trail in the direction of Fundusfeiler. Then take the left fork-off towards Griesköpfe before you climb Blockkogel.

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

Umhausen 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 Umhausen:
  • Umhausen Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Umhausen Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
10.9 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
2238 m
Descent
164 m

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