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Mountain Hikerecommended route

Wilder Mann

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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    Photo: Ötztal
  • / Doppelsessellift Wildspitze 2.354 m
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal
  • / Stableinalm - Bergstation Doppelsessellift
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal
  • / Gipfelkreuz Wilder Mann
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal
  • / Letzter Anstieg zum Gipfelkreuz Wilder Mann
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal
  • / Bergsee Rofenkar
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal
  • / Wegweiser zum Wilden Mann
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal
m 3200 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Panoramarestaurant Stablein … 21/22 Panoramarestaurant Stablein … 21/22 Breslauer Hütte
VENT -> WILDER MANN
difficult
Distance 7.2 km
4:30 h
750 m
750 m
3,019 m
2,355 m
From Stableinalm you walk for about 30 min towards Breslauer Hütte, then turn right and hike for another half an hour up to the T-bar lift terminal where the path forks off towards Breslauer Hütte.

The trail to the summit is steep and rocky but offers great views of the Wildspitze (right opposite), the village of Vent and the Ortler mountain range.

Descent via a small ridge at the other side of the summit, and down along a rope path to the snout of Rofenkar Glacier.From there, either continue to Breslauer Hütte or descend to Stableinalm.

 

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Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: March 30, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,019 m
Lowest point
2,355 m
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Rest stops

panorama restaurant Stablein - closed in winter 21/22
Breslauer Hütte

Safety information

For high alpine experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted. Excellent physical condition, extensive mountain experience, alpine climbing gear, safety- and orientation guide, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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

Start

Vent (2,354 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.864019, 10.904208
DMS
46°51'50.5"N 10°54'15.1"E
UTM
32T 645133 5191813
w3w 
///dregs.motherhood.tested

Destination

Wilder Mann

Turn-by-turn directions

From Stableinalm you walk for about 30 min towards Breslauer Hütte, then turn right and hike for another half an hour up to the T-bar lift terminal where the path forks off towards Breslauer Hütte.


The trail to the summit is steep and rocky but offers great views of the Wildspitze (right opposite), the village of Vent and the Ortler mountain range.


Descent via a small ridge at the other side of the summit, and down along a rope path to the snout of Rofenkar Glacier.
From there, either continue to Breslauer Hütte or descend to Stableinalm.

 

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

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking options are available in the mountaineering village Vent

- In summertime in front of the village (parking machine, only coins or EC card) and at the chairlift (at the ticket office of the mountain railways)

- In wintertime only at the chairlift

Cost: € 5,00 per day/car

Coordinates

DD
46.864019, 10.904208
DMS
46°51'50.5"N 10°54'15.1"E
UTM
32T 645133 5191813
w3w 
///dregs.motherhood.tested
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia

Information brochure Vent / available Information Vent

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Fluchtkogel 3.500 m (Brandenburger Haus)
  • Diemweg
  • Guslarspitze - vom Hochjoch Hospiz
  • Guslarspitze - starting from Vernagthütte
  • Saykogel
  • Vent-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte-Hochjoch Hospiz- Saykogel-Martin Busch Hütte-Kreuzspitze-Vent
  • Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte- Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
7.2 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
750 m
Descent
750 m
Highest point
3,019 m
Lowest point
2,355 m
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