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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Pirchkogel from Marail

Mountain Hike • Oetztal
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medium
6.7 km
4:00 h
1120 m
21 m
From Mareil to Marlstein, then along the marked walking trail uphill to Grünwaslekreuz. Across the pastures to the peak of Pirchkogel. Return on the same route.

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2828 m
1726 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.

 

Start

Ochsengarten (1725 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.226832 N 10.973664 E
UTM
32T 649410 5232261

Destination

Ochsengarten

Turn-by-turn directions

From Mareil to Marlstein, then along the marked walking trail uphill to Grünwaslekreuz. Across the pastures to the peak of Pirchkogel. Return on the same route.

 

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

Ochsengarten 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 Ochsengarten:
  • Ochsengarten Large public parking - opposite, or next to the valley station Ochsengartenbahn
  • Ochsengarten in the center vis á vis from our information office & Opposite the GH Bergland
  • Ochsengarten at the end of the line, in the direction of Kühtai, at the school, above Ochsengarten - paid parking) at the Sattele starting point WI-Wandergebiet, or SU-Wanderwandergebiet Feldringalm
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
6.7 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
1120 m
Descent
21 m

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