MOUNTAINEERING VILLAGE VENT -> NIEDERTAL
Distance 2.7 km
Walking through the village you turn right after the bridge. Across the next bridge to Ochsenkopf lift and further on towards the ski lift top station. Turn left into the trail to Niedertal (approx. 1 hr towards theupper valley). After 1 hour back to Vent as the cleared trail ends here.Refreshment stopover at various inns and restaurants in Vent.(Time: 2.5 hrs)
No safety barriers
No safety barriers
Please check the Avalanche Hazard Scale!
Beautiful view at the peak Similaun.
Update: April 08, 2021
Safety informationPlease inform yourself about the conditions and status of the winter hiking trail Niedertal at Hotel Alt Vent:
T + 43 (0) 5254 8130
Tips and hintsMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern
Getting thereVent is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps
ParkingThe following parking options are available in the mountaineering village Vent:
In wintertime only at the chairlift Cost: € 5,00 per day/car
32T 645936 5191372
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EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and 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.
Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
- Lip protection (SPF 30+)
- Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
- moisture wicking skull / knit cap
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Blister kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking
- Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
- Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.
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