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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Vorderer Sulzkogl

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Map / Vorderer Sulzkogl
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medium
8 km
4:30 h
1229 m
69 m
Follow the Sulztal valley along the broad cart trail, next to the rushing mountain waters. Past Sulztalalm (1,898 m) on the slightly rising route to the pasturelands of Hintere Sulztalalm. After a rocky ledge you can see Amberger Hütte (2,136 m).

Behind the hut the steeply rising trail leads up to Sulzeck area. Proceed along the precipitous footpath wihich leads directly to the picture-book peak of Sulzkogl.

Descent: the same route.

 

Difficulty
medium
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Altitude
2730 m
1570 m
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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.

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Gries (1570 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.071350 N 11.021110 E
UTM
32T 653449 5215075

Destination

Vorderer Sulzkogl

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the Sulztal valley along the broad cart trail, next to the rushing mountain waters. Past Sulztalalm (1,898 m) on the slightly rising route to the pasturelands of Hintere Sulztalalm. After a rocky ledge you can see Amberger Hütte (2,136 m).

Behind the hut the steeply rising trail leads up to Sulzeck area. Proceed along the precipitous footpath wihich leads directly to the picture-book peak of Sulzkogl.

Descent: the same route.

 

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

Gries 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

Gries at the end of the village - free of charge
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
8 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1229 m
Descent
69 m

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