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Hiking Trail recommended route

Village walk Gurgl

Hiking Trail · Oetztal
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  • Startpunkt Sahnestüberl
    Startpunkt Sahnestüberl
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
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SAHNESTÜBERL -> Timmelsbach brook -> Windegg -> Hochgurgl -> Königstal valley -> OBERGURGL
Distance 12.5 km
5:00 h
715 m
485 m
2,248 m
1,673 m
Starting at Sahnestüberl, the trail takes you past Timmelsbach brook and continues slightly uphill to the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road. Crossing the road, you follow the rail towards Hochgurgl and past Top Mountain Crosspoint. Then the route descends into Königstal and takes you back to Obergurgl.
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Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl
Update: July 06, 2021
Highest point
Windegg, 2,248 m
Lowest point
Sahnestüberl, 1,673 m
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Track types

Asphalt 5.93%Dirt road 1.26%Forested/wild trail 4.32%Path 74.58%Road 13.89%
Asphalt
0.7 km
Dirt road
0.2 km
Forested/wild trail
0.5 km
Path
9.3 km
Road
1.7 km
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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: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html.

Start

Sahnestüberl (1,673 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.916710, 11.044197
DMS
46°55'00.2"N 11°02'39.1"E
UTM
32T 655650 5197936
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Destination

Obergurgl

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting at Sahnestüberl, the trail takes you past Timmelsbach brook and continues slightly uphill to the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road. Crossing the road, you follow the rail towards Hochgurgl and past Top Mountain Crosspoint. Then the route descends into Königstal and takes you back to Obergurgl.

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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 was: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Gurgl: 
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking Hochgurglbahn valley station, free of charge - no parking at night
  • Parking Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking) 

Coordinates

DD
46.916710, 11.044197
DMS
46°55'00.2"N 11°02'39.1"E
UTM
32T 655650 5197936
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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

  • Kirchenkarhut - Hochgurgl
  • Top Mountain Star - Hochgurgl
  • Snackstation Bodenegg
  • Lenzenalm
  • Sahnestüberl
  • Archaeological loop trail - Obergurgl (short trail)
  • Stone pine forest bridge - Obergurgl
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Distance
12.5 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
715 m
Descent
485 m
Highest point
2,248 m
Lowest point
1,673 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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