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Winter Hiking recommended route

Winnebachrunde - Längenfeld/Gries

Winter Hiking · Laengenfeld · closed
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  • Winter in Gries
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GRIES -> Parking at the end of the village -> direction Sulztal -> branch Winnebach -> Winnebach -> GRIES
closed
easy
Distance 3.5 km
1:10 h
142 m
142 m
From the car park at the end of Gries the path runs flat through the meadows into the Sulztal. After a few minutes you reach the turnoff to the hamlet Winnebach. This path, which branches off to the left, has a steady slope. Once at the top you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of the village. The way back via the access road but which is very little traveled.
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Update: July 20, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
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Highest point
1,719 m
Lowest point
1,585 m
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Safety information

Please note the current snow and avalanche situation report for the coming days:

https://www.oetztal.com/en/winter.html & https://avalanche.report/albina-web/bulletin/latest?lang=en

 

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.

 

Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 5 72 00 300
info@oetztal.com

Tips and hints

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/winter-hiking

Start

at the outskirts of Gries at the parking lot (1,594 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.069441, 11.027588
DMS
47°04'10.0"N 11°01'39.3"E
UTM
32T 653946 5214875
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Destination

at the starting point

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking lot in Gries follow the signs to Sulztal. After a few minutes, the path branches off to the left towards Winnebach. Follow this steadily rising path until you reach the hamlet of Winnebach. The way back is on the access road.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the

train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local

taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here:

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 facilities are available:
  • At the outskirts of Gries - (chargeable)
  • At the pilgrimage church in Gries - free

Coordinates

DD
47.069441, 11.027588
DMS
47°04'10.0"N 11°01'39.3"E
UTM
32T 653946 5214875
w3w 
///lefthander.delightful.outdoorsy
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

map from Längenfeld

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun

protection, hat and gloves is for all hikes and tours necessary.

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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  • Amberger Hut
  • oboggan run Nisslalm - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Gamskogel 2813m - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Winnebachseehütte - Längenfeld/Gries
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.5 km
Duration
1:10 h
Ascent
142 m
Descent
142 m
Circular route Scenic Family-friendly Groomed snow

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