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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Obergurgl practicing trail

Cross-Country Skiing · Oetztal · Open
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OBERGURGL DISTRICT IMFONG (SEENPLATTENWEG) -> cross country track -> OBERGURGL DISTRICT IMFONG (SEENPLATTENWEG)
Open
Skating, Classic
easy
Distance 0.5 km
0:30 h
17 m
25 m
Access after a short walk (approx. 5 minutes) below the church Schalfkoglweg. Flat cross-country loop trails with connecting track along the Gurgler Ache. 
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Update: December 01, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,886 m
Lowest point
1,863 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/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de   

Tips and hints

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Obergurgl district Imfong (Seenplattenweg) (1,885 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.873020, 11.028410
DMS
46°52'22.9"N 11°01'42.3"E
UTM
32T 654574 5193050
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Destination

Obergurgl district Imfong (Seenplattenweg)

Turn-by-turn directions

Access after a short walk (approx. 5 minutes) below the  church (Schalfkoglweg). Level cross-country loop trails with connecting track along Gurgler Ache brook. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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    

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 vallly 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.    

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Gurgl:
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable.

 

Coordinates

DD
46.873020, 11.028410
DMS
46°52'22.9"N 11°01'42.3"E
UTM
32T 654574 5193050
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

 
  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • 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

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • 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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Stone pine forest bridge - Obergurgl
  • Aperes Ferwalljoch
  • Gurgler Schartl (Seiter Schartle)
  • Archaeological loop trail - Obergurgl (short trail)
  • Biketour Festkogl (653)
  • High route Hochgurgl
  • Lake Pillersee - Obergurgl
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Status
Open
crosscountry skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
easy
Distance
0.5 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
17 m
Descent
25 m
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