Snowshoe hiking & winter walking

Step by step towards a holistic experience

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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Fluchtkogel (from Brandenburger Haus)

Mountain Hike • Tiroler Oberland
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Map / Fluchtkogel (from Brandenburger Haus)
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difficult
2.7 km
3:00 h
301 m
94 m

From the Brandenburger House via the Kesselwandferner in north-east direction to the Obere Guslarjoch (3,361 m). From here steeply over the Firnhang (sometimes icy). Finally, again flattering on the summit.

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difficult
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Experience
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Altitude
3500 m
3215 m

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map. 

Start

Brandenburger Haus (3274 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.844410 N 10.777702 E
UTM
32T 635541 5189408

Destination

Fluchtkogel

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Brandenburger House via the Kesselwandferner in north-east direction to the Obere Guslarjoch (3,361 m). From here steeply over the Firnhang (sometimes icy). Finally, again flattering on the summit.

 

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
difficult
Distance
2.7 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
301 m
Descent
94 m

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