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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Vernagt Hütte - Hochjoch Hospiz - Schöne Aussicht

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12.3 km
4:00 h
846 m
755 m
At Hochjoch Hospiz a steep footpath leads down to the bridge over Hintereisbach brooklet. A switchback route takes you uphill past the glacier fields of Hochjochferner and, moderately rising, further on to the refuge hut of Schöne Aussicht.

 

Difficulty
medium
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2891 m
2286 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

Hochjoch Hospiz (2752 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.853514 N 10.823751 E
UTM
32T 639028 5190500

Destination

Schöne Aussicht

Turn-by-turn directions

At Hochjoch Hospiz a steep footpath leads down to the bridge over Hintereisbach brooklet. A switchback route takes you uphill past the glacier fields of Hochjochferner and, moderately rising, further on to the refuge hut of Schöne Aussicht.

 

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
medium
Distance
12.3 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
846 m
Descent
755 m

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