VORDERE LEIERSTALALM->Erlanger hut->WILDGRAT
From the Vordere Leierstalalm you hike on a driveway and follow the steep ascent to Erlanger Hütte, continue on the permanently rising path to Wettersee lake. Cross rocky terrain above the lake by following a footpath along the eastern ridge of Wildgrat. Transverse two corn snow field before you reach the mountain ridge and the summit.
Safety informationFor experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted, Very good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary, such as alpine security material, good weather conditions recommended.
Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html
Getting thereThe 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
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
- Parking Mure, free of charge
32T 642291 5223018
EquipmentAppropriate 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.
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