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Martin Busch Hütte - Saykogel - Hochjoch Hospiz

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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  • Martin-Busch-Hütte
    / Martin-Busch-Hütte
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  • / Hochjoch Hospiz
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  • / Hochjoch Hospiz
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  • / Martin-Busch-Hütte
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  • / Gipfelgrad über den Saykogel
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Saykogel
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Saykogel
    Photo: Bianca Klotz, Ötztal Tourismus
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MARTIN BUSCH HÜTTE -> Saykogel -> HOCHJOCH HOSPIZ
difficult
8.9 km
6:00 h
990 m
1,071 m
From the Martin-Busch Hütte follow the path towards Similaunhütte. After 5 minutes fork to the right and follow the moderately steep, and then very steep path to the summit. Magnificent panoramic views of the Vent mountains. Steep descent to the Hochjoch Hospiz.

Author’s recommendation

The Saykogel is only recommended for sure-footed and experienced mountaineers!

Only in good weather conditions, no rest stops.

Reservation of the hut sleeping places necessary!

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Updated: March 30, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Highest point
3,352 m
Lowest point
2,285 m
Best time of year
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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, hints and links

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

Start

Martin Busch Hut (2,499 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.801077, 10.887003
DMS
46°48'03.9"N 10°53'13.2"E
UTM
32T 643990 5184787
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Destination

Hochjoch Hospiz

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Martin-Busch Hütte follow the path towards Similaunhütte. After 5 minutes fork to the right and follow the moderately steep, and then very steep path to the summit. Magnificent panoramic views of the Vent mountains. Steep descent to the Hochjoch Hospiz.

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
46.801077, 10.887003
DMS
46°48'03.9"N 10°53'13.2"E
UTM
32T 643990 5184787
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia

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

  • Hintere Schwärze (from Martin-Busch-Hütte)
  • Vent- Martin Busch Hütte - Kreuzspitze - Vent
  • Martin Busch Hütte - Marzellkamm
  • Mutspitze
  • Hochjoch Hospiz - Saykogel - Martin Busch Hütte
  • Guslarspitze - starting from Vernagthütte
  • Guslarspitze - vom Hochjoch Hospiz
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
8.9 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
990 m
Descent
1,071 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Summit route

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