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Hiking Trail recommended route

Stone pine forest bridge - Obergurgl

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m 1950 1900 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
OBERGURGL -> stone pine forest bridge - > Beilstein path -> OBERGURGL
easy
Distance 3.5 km
1:30 h
116 m
126 m
From Obergurgl south to the last houses in the village. From there follow the wide path towards the Zirben Alm. Then continue in the direction of the stone pine forest up to a ledge (wayside cross and bench) opposite the nasal wall. Here right down to the river, follow the narrow path to the 30 m long bridge. Hike over mountain meadows to the Beilsteinweg which leads on to Beilstein or back to Obergurgl.
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Update: July 06, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Highest point
2,003 m
Lowest point
1,894 m
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Safety information

Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html.

Tips and hints

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

Start

Obergurgl (1,910 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.873830, 11.030420
DMS
46°52'25.8"N 11°01'49.5"E
UTM
32T 654724 5193144
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Destination

Obergurgl

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl south to the last houses in the village. From there follow the wide path towards the Zirben Alm. Then continue in the direction of the stone pine forest up to a ledge (wayside cross and bench) opposite the nasal wall. Here right down to the river, follow the narrow path to the 30 m long bridge. Hike over mountain meadows to the Beilsteinweg which leads on to Beilstein or back to Obergurgl.

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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 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
46.873830, 11.030420
DMS
46°52'25.8"N 11°01'49.5"E
UTM
32T 654724 5193144
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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

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  • Lake Pillersee - Obergurgl
  • Gurgler Heide - Obergurgl
  • Archaeological loop trail - Obergurgl
  • Zirben Alm - Obergurgl
  • Nedersee - Obergurgl
  • Beilstein - Ramolweg - Obergurgl
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.5 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
116 m
Descent
126 m
Circular route Scenic Family-friendly

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