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Hiking Trail recommended route

Archaeological loop trail - Obergurgl (short trail)

Hiking Trail · Gurgl closed
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OBERGURGL -> Zirbenalm -> Beilstein -> Küppele Alm -> OBERGURGL
closed
moderate
Distance 7.8 km
3:00 h
370 m
370 m
2,303 m
1,892 m
From Obergurgl you walk south to the Zirbenalm and further to the entrance of the arrola pine forest. At the junction turn right down to Gurgler river, cross the bridge and follow the path towards Beilstein. At the Beilstein a path leads up towards the Küppele Alm. Arrived at the Ramol path you walk back to the center of Obergurgl.
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Update: March 22, 2024
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2,303 m
Lowest point
1,892 m
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Track types

Asphalt 17.09%Forested/wild trail 4.31%Path 61.60%Road 16.98%
Asphalt
1.3 km
Forested/wild trail
0.3 km
Path
4.8 km
Road
1.3 km
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Rest stops

See You Obergurgl
Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl - à la carte restaurant
Hotel Mathiesn - "Grüner Stuben"
Alpen-Wellness Resort Hochfirst*****
Hotel Jenewein - "Hexenkuchl"
Cafe The Crystal

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

Tips and suggestions

A segment of the Original Ötztal Trek stage.

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl
Coordinates:
DD
46.873796, 11.030454
DMS
46°52'25.7"N 11°01'49.6"E
UTM
32T 654727 5193141
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Destination

Obergurgl

Turn-by-turn directions

From Obergurgl you walk south to the Zirbenalm and further to the entrance of the arrola pine forest. At the junction turn right down to Gurgler river, cross the bridge and follow the path towards Beilstein. At the Beilstein a path leads up towards the Küppele Alm. Arrived at the Ramol path you walk back to the center of Obergurgl.

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

 

Directions

Obergurgl 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

 

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
46.873796, 11.030454
DMS
46°52'25.7"N 11°01'49.6"E
UTM
32T 654727 5193141
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

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

  • High route Hochgurgl
  • Lake Pillersee - Obergurgl
  • Gurgler Heide - Obergurgl
  • Archaeological loop trail - Obergurgl
  • 6 Zirben Alm Roundtrip
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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.8 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
370 m
Descent
370 m
Highest point
2,303 m
Lowest point
1,892 m
Family-friendly Round trip Scenic Cultural/historical interest

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