- Route: climbing, footpath, route
- Requirements: stability, dizziness, condition, high alpine experience;
- Mountain path black, intermittent alpine route
- Difficulties: Passage at the Bachfallferner (in each case columns); Mountain guide recommended
- Equipment: normal hiking equipment, (depending on the circumstances) pimples, crampons; in any case rope;
- Huts: Winnebachsee Hut, Vordere Sulztalalm Hut (no overnight stay), Amberger Hut
- Acess / exit point: from Gries im Sulztal (municipality of Längenfeld) to the Winnebachsee hut (about 2.25 h ascent, about 1.75 h descent);
from Gries in the Sulztal (municipality of Längenfeld) to the Amberger Hütte (about 2 h ascent, about 1.5 h descent)
TIP OF THE DAY
Winnebachseehütte – Gries (1.569 Meter) – Winnebachseehütte
We recommend a walk through the hiking village of Gries towards the entrance of the village to visit the Maria Hilf pilgrimage church. On the way back you have the opportunity to take a look at the partial bronzerelief of the Nature Park at the end of Gries with interesting details about Gries.
Level, walking time: average hike, about. 2,5h
Altitude meters: 800 hm descent and ascent
Trittsicherheit, Schwindelfreiheit, Kondition, hochalpine Erfahrung; abschnittsweise alpine Route
Passage am Bachfallenferner (jeweils Spalten); Bergführer empfohlen!
Tips and hints
Did you know that…
... Bachfalle is a spectacular waterfall close to Winnebachseehütte?
More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereLängenfeldl 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 facilities are available in Gries:
- Gries at the end of the village - free of charge
EquipmentIt is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.
Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- 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
- Tent (3- or 4-season)
- Stove (including fuel and utensils)
- Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
- Toiletries and medication
- Toilet paper
Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut
- Toiletries and medication
- Quick-drying towel
- Ear plugs
- Sleeping bag liner
- Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
- Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
- 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.