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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Cross country track Isse - No. 4

Cross-Country Skiing · Oetztal · closed
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KÖNIGSRAIN (POSCHACH) -> cross country track -> ISSEWIESE MEADOWS
closed
Skating, Classic
moderate
Distance 1.7 km
0:30 h
2 m
45 m
1,840 m
1,796 m
Entrance at Königsrain, opposite Mühle Resort Hotel. Moderate climb via Issewiesen meadows.
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Ötztal Tourismus Information Gurgl
Update: April 17, 2023
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,840 m
Lowest point
1,796 m
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: 

https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html  & 

https://avalanche.report/bulletin/latest

 

 

Tips and hints

More information about cross country skiing can be found here: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Königsrain | Poschach (1,826 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.883874, 11.036861
DMS
46°53'01.9"N 11°02'12.7"E
UTM
32T 655186 5194273
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Destination

Issewiesen meadows

Turn-by-turn directions

Access at the car park of Hochgurgl Gondola`s base station. Flat Nordic trail on the valley floor of Pill/ Angern. Easy to moderate climb via Issewiesen meadows to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt Poschach. Along Gurgler Ache brook on the right side you return, past Hotel Jagdhof, to the parking area.  

 

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 out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at.  

By road

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
46.883874, 11.036861
DMS
46°53'01.9"N 11°02'12.7"E
UTM
32T 655186 5194273
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - skating skis or classic skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable lengt
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, give a firm grip and fit snugl
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

Similar routes nearby

  • Practice cross country trail Obergurgl - No. 8
  • Cross country track Pill-Angern - No. 3
  • Practice cross country trail Hochgurgl - No. 2
  • High altitude trail reservoir pond Hochgurgl (0)
  • Cross-country track Zwieselstein - Sölden
  • Practise Trail Vent
  • Cross-Country Track Hofer Böden/Windau - Sölden
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Status
closed
cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
1.7 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
2 m
Descent
45 m
Highest point
1,840 m
Lowest point
1,796 m
Classic Skating Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available Dog-friendly

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