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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Geotrail Winkelbergsee

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easy
4.4 km
1:30 h
100 m
100 m
From the car park in Winklen/Au near Längenfeld you follow the Geology Trail, then the Nature Theme Trail towards lake Winkelbergsee. Prepared forest animals line the themed walking path while at lovely lake Winkelbergsee the youngest hikers explore a water playground suitable for all ages. Treasure hunting fans can try a geocaching tour around Winkelberg! More details on Treasure Hunt and Geocaching Tours available at www.laengenfeld.com/geocaching. Walk back to Winklen and the car park either on the forest trail or on the narrow forest footpath.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1255 m
1146 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. 

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Au (1151 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.100556 N 10.951780 E
UTM
32T 648104 5218186

Destination

Winkelbergsee

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park in Winklen/Au near Längenfeld you follow the Geology Trail, then the Nature Theme Trail towards lake Winkelbergsee. Prepared forest animals line the themed walking path while at lovely lake Winkelbergsee the youngest hikers explore a water playground suitable for all ages. Treasure hunting fans can try a geocaching tour around Winkelberg! More details on Treasure Hunt and Geocaching Tours available at www.laengenfeld.com/geocaching. Walk back to Winklen and the car park either on the forest trail or on the narrow forest footpath.

 

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

Längenfeld 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 Längenfeld:

Parking in Au before the bridge / Elektro Optimal - free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
100 m
Descent
100 m
Suitable for families and children

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