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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Höhenloipe Pill-Angern-Poschach

Cross-Country Skiing • Oetztal
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Map / Höhenloipe Pill-Angern-Poschach
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skating, klassisch
medium
5.3 km
1:19 h
95 m
94 m
Starting point: car park valley station Hochgurglbahn

Straight course on the bottom of Pill / Angern. The easy to moderate climb leads over the Issewiesen to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Follow the Ötztaler Ache on the right side past the Hotel Jagdhof to the parking lot.

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Altitude
1839 m
1776 m
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Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Pill (1777 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.897438 N 11.039596 E
UTM
32T 655355 5195786

Destination

Pill

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point: car park valley station Hochgurglbahn

Straight course on the bottom of Pill / Angern. The easy to moderate climb leads over the Issewiesen to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Follow the Ötztaler Ache on the right side past the Hotel Jagdhof to the parking lot.

 

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

Obergurgl 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

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurglbahn valley station, free of charge - no parking at night
  • Parking Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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  • Cross-country track Zwieselstein
  • Cross-Country Track Böden-Windau
  • Cross-Country Track Untersölden
  • Practise Trail Vent
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crosscountry skiing technique
skating, klassisch
Difficulty
medium
Distance
5.3 km
Duration
1:19 h
Ascent
95 m
Descent
94 m
klassisch skating

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