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Mountain Hikerecommended route

Langtalferner

Mountain Hike · Oetztal· closed
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  • Obergurgl
    / Obergurgl
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Blick ins Langtal
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
  • / Langtal
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl, Ötztal
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OBERGURGL -> Arolla Pine Forest -> Schönwies hut -> Langtalereck hut -> Langtal valley -> LANGTAL GLACIER
closed
easy
Distance 10 km
4:00 h
712 m
161 m
2,453 m
1,892 m
From Obergurgl through the Arolla Pine forest and the Schönwies hut to the Langtalereck hut. In direction of the upper valley, along the mountain brook across the moraine and the glacier snout of Langtalferner where you also find the stamp site.

 

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Author
Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: June 17, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,453 m
Lowest point
1,892 m
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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

Obergurgl (1,894 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.868730, 11.024695
DMS
46°52'07.4"N 11°01'28.9"E
UTM
32T 654303 5192566
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Destination

Langtal glacier

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl through the Arolla Pine forest and the Schönwies hut to the Langtalereck hut. In direction of the upper valley, along the mountain brook across the moraine and the glacier snout of Langtalferner where you also find the stamp site.

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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, free of charge - no parking at night
  • 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
46.868730, 11.024695
DMS
46°52'07.4"N 11°01'28.9"E
UTM
32T 654303 5192566
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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

  • Ramolhaus - Obergurgl
  • Hochwildehaus - Obergurgl
  • Festkogl Obergurgl
  • Seelenferner - Obergurgl
  • Gaisberg glacier
  • Königsjoch - Obergurgl
  • Gurgler Schartl (Seiter Schartle)
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
10 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
712 m
Descent
161 m
Highest point
2,453 m
Lowest point
1,892 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights

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