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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Toboggan run Gaislachalm/ Silbertal - Sölden

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Map / Toboggan run Gaislachalm/ Silbertal - Sölden
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SILBERTAL --> Gaislachalm --> STIEGELE

 

4.2 km
0:20 h
0 m
429 m
The illuminated 4.3 km long toboggan run leads from the Almferienclub Silbertal or Alpengasthof Gaislachalm over the Sonnesck to Stiegele. When booking a hut evening on the respective alpine pastures, than they will pick you up with a shuttle taxi to the starting point of the toboggan run.
The toboggan run is only open for sledding between 22:45 and 01: 30 clock.
From Stiegele, the taxis bring you back to Sölden.

Author’s recommendation

From Monday to Friday Silbertal and Gaislachalm offers hut evenings.

Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1976 m
1547 m
Highest point
Almferienclub Silbertal (1976 m)
Lowest point
Stiegele (1547 m)
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Rest Stop

Alpengasthof Sonneck
Ferienclub Silbertal
Alpengasthof Gaislach Alm
Gaislachalm

Safety information

We recommend to wear helmets while tobagganing!

 

 

There is only a short time where you are allowed to use the tobaggan run. The time is: 10:45 pm - 01:30 am
At the rest of the time cars and taxis are allowed to use the road. 

Equipment

  • Sturdy shoes with non-slip sole
  • Helmet with ski goggles
  • gloves
  • Warm, waterproof clothing
  • Flashlight or headlamp for sledding at night
  • toboggans (you are able to rent them at the huts)

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about tobogganing in Ötztal:

tobogganing Ötztal

 

Start

Sölden Gaislachalm/ Silbertal (1976 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.933752, 10.995153
UTM
32T 651868 5199734

Destination

Sölden Stiegele

Turn-by-turn directions

The toboggan run starts at Ferienclub Silbertal and continues on the Gaislachalm to Stigele. The toboggan run is illuminated. However, outside the decleared times (22:45 - 01:30 clock) cars are running regulary .

Public transport

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station 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

The drive to the ÖTZTAL. Located in Tyrol, the ÖTZTAL branches off to the south as the longest side valley of the Eastern Alps. Arriving by car leads guests over the Inn Valley to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the toll motorway can also be used on rural roads. With the route planner, the journey can be quickly and easily determined:

To the route planner: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot Postplatz
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage

All parking is free during the day.

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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Distance
4.2 km
Duration
0:20 h
Ascent
0 m
Descent
429 m
With refreshment stops Tour route Scenic Family friendly

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