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Alpine Tour recommended route

Dortmunder Hütte - Schweinfurter Hütte

Alpine Tour · Tirol Central
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KÜHTAI -> Dortmunder Hütte -> Finstertaler Stausee -> Finstertaler Scharte -> Schweinfurter Hütte
moderate
Distance 9.9 km
4:00 h
900 m
800 m
2,778 m
1,948 m
Dortmunder Hut (1.949 m) - Finstertaler Scharte Ridge (2.780 m) - Schweinfurter Hut (2.028 m)

 

ATTENION! The hiking trail from the "Niederreichscharte" through the "Längental" to the "Speicher Längental/Dortmunder hut" is blocked!

 

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,778 m
Lowest point
1,948 m
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience

& mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report:

Start

Dortmunder Hütte (1,947 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.211480, 11.008510
DMS
47°12'41.3"N 11°00'30.6"E
UTM
32T 652092 5230622
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Destination

Schweinfurter Hütte

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting at Dortmunder Hut, ascending to Finstertaler Stausee reservoir. Walk along the lakeshore to Finstertaler Scharte ridge. Follow the way down via "Weite Kar" to Schweinfurter Hut.

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

Ochsengarten 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 Ochsengarten:
  • Ochsengarten Large public parking - opposite, or next to the valley station Ochsengartenbahn
  • Ochsengarten in the center vis á vis from our information office & Opposite the GH Bergland
  • Ochsengarten at the end of the line, in the direction of Kühtai, at the school, above Ochsengarten - paid parking) at the Sattele starting point WI-Wandergebiet, or SU-Wanderwandergebiet Feldringalm

Coordinates

DD
47.211480, 11.008510
DMS
47°12'41.3"N 11°00'30.6"E
UTM
32T 652092 5230622
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Mayr WAnderkarte 1:35000

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.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Schweinfurter Hut - Winnebachseehut - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.9 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
900 m
Descent
800 m
Highest point
2,778 m
Lowest point
1,948 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Ridge traverse Ridge crossing

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