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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Höhenweg Sonnberg

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easy
9 km
5:00 h
520 m
992 m
From Stableinalm you walk towards Breslauer Hütte. At Rofenkar bridge, located below the hut, you keep to the right following the "Sonnbergweg" signposts. Gentle, grass-covered meadows take you to more rocky terrain secured by steel ropes. Later you reach the turn-off to the high altitude trail of Tiefenbach Glacier. Continue on a wonderful hiking path to Vent.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2618 m
1883 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

Stableinalm (2355 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.863835 N 10.903847 E
UTM
32T 645106 5191792

Destination

Vent

Turn-by-turn directions

From Stableinalm you walk towards Breslauer Hütte. At Rofenkar bridge, located below the hut, you keep to the right following the "Sonnbergweg" signposts. Gentle, grass-covered meadows take you to more rocky terrain secured by steel ropes. Later you reach the turn-off to the high altitude trail of Tiefenbach Glacier. Continue on a wonderful hiking path to Vent.

 

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
easy
Distance
9 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
520 m
Descent
992 m

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