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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Brandenburgerhaus

Hiking Trail • Oetztal
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difficult
14.9 km
6:00 h
1569 m
173 m

From Vent over the meadows and the Hängebrücke to Rofen. From there continue to the material cable railway of the Vernagthütte and continue through the impressive Rofner Gorge on the first moderately, then steeply ascending path to the Hochjoch Hospiz. From there in steep serpentine up the slope, after about 15 minutes walking time, the path branches off to the left; Past the wild tattered tongue of the Kesselwandferners. The last part of the route leads over the boiler wall remover (only with rope and in a group).

Difficulty
difficult
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Stamina
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Landscape
Altitude
3283 m
1887 m
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Rest Stop

Hochjoch Hospiz
Brandenburger Haus
*** Gasthaus Geierwallihof
Gasthof Rofenhof

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

Vent (1887 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.859061 N 10.913544 E
UTM
32T 645858 5191279

Destination

Brandenburgerhaus

Turn-by-turn directions

From Vent over the meadows and the Hängebrücke to Rofen. From there continue to the material cable railway of the Vernagthütte and continue through the impressive Rofner Gorge on the first moderately, then steeply ascending path to the Hochjoch Hospiz. From there in steep serpentine up the slope, after about 15 minutes walking time, the path branches off to the left; Past the wild tattered tongue of the Kesselwandferners. The last part of the route leads over the boiler wall remover (only with rope and in a group).

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
difficult
Distance
14.9 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1569 m
Descent
173 m
Tour route Stage tour Nice views With refreshment stops

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