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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Winter Hiking

Vent - Niederthai

Winter Hiking • Oetztal
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easy
2.7 km
2:00 h
216 m
3 m
Walking through the village you turn right after the bridge. Across the next bridge to Ochsenkopf lift and further on towards the ski lift top station. Turn left into the trail to Niedertal (approx. 1 hr towards theupper valley). After 1 hour back to Vent as the cleared trail ends here.Refreshment stopover at various inns and restaurants in Vent.(Time: 2.5 hrs)
Please check the Avalanche Hazard Scale!

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2096 m
1881 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 winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

Kirche Vent (1883 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.859878 N 10.914589 E
UTM
32T 645936 5191372

Destination

Niedertal

Turn-by-turn directions

Walking through the village you turn right after the bridge. Across the next bridge to Ochsenkopf lift and further on towards the ski lift top station. Turn left into the trail to Niedertal (approx. 1 hr towards theupper valley). After 1 hour back to Vent as the cleared trail ends here.Refreshment stopover at various inns and restaurants in Vent.(Time: 2.5 hrs)
Please check the Avalanche Hazard Scale!

 

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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  • Vent Tobogganway Stableinalm
  • Rofenhöfe
  • Around Vent
  • Winterwandern in Vent
    Winterhiking Vent
  • Winterhiking Obergurgl
  • Zirbenwald
    Zirbenforrest Natureway
  • Schönwieshütte
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.7 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
216 m
Descent
3 m

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