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Mountain Hike recommended route

Hahlkogel 2655m - Längenfeld/Huben

Mountain Hike · Laengenfeld
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HUBEN FUSSBALLPLATZ -> direction Alpengasthof am Feuerstein -> direction Hahlkogelhaus -> HAHLKOGEL
difficult
Distance 6.3 km
4:30 h
1,472 m
31 m
2,655 m
1,193 m
Follow the signposts to "Ötztaler Fun Park" in Huben and walk past the water park. Here you take the cart trail up to Polltalalm and Breitlehnalm. A switch-backing route winds its way up to the forest on 13 kilometers. At about 2/3 of the hike the path forks-off and you leave the route to Polltalalm and Breitlehnalm, heading southwards across wonderful Alpine rose and heather meadows, blueberry and bilberry fields to lofty Hahlkogelhaus hut. A level path travels southwards to a wide open right-hand turn, merging into a steep green slope. You reach the peak after conquering a couple of rocky and fairly precipitous sections.

 

Author’s recommendation

The ascent to the summit can be shortened by using the hut taxi, which in summer goes up to the Polltalalm. Reservation required at Ötztal Tourismus.
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Update: March 19, 2024
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,655 m
Lowest point
1,193 m
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Track types

Dirt road 26.20%Forested/wild trail 5.63%Path 68.14%
Dirt road
1.7 km
Forested/wild trail
0.4 km
Path
4.3 km
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Safety information

For experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted, Very good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary, such as alpine security material, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report

Tips and hints

More information about hiking can be found here

Start

Huben / sports court
Coordinates:
DD
47.037310, 10.971183
DMS
47°02'14.3"N 10°58'16.3"E
UTM
32T 649754 5211195
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Destination

Hahlkogel

Turn-by-turn directions

From the football field in Huben a forest road leads to Alpengasthof am Feuerstein. (Ascent can also be done via the legendary path) After some walking time, follow the steep mountain path with a ropeway up to the Hahlkogelhaus, which is no longer cultivated. From the hut, the trail continues on beautiful pastures until the junction "Hahlkogel - Wartkogelsee". From here, the climb takes place in steep serpentines and easy block climbing to the summit.

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 our local

taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here:

http://fahrplan.vvt.at

Directions

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 way: https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Huben:

  • Soccer field Huben

Coordinates

DD
47.037310, 10.971183
DMS
47°02'14.3"N 10°58'16.3"E
UTM
32T 649754 5211195
w3w 
///rigid.pelvis.adored
Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, 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.

 

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  • Hauerkogel 2491m - Längenfeld
  • Kochler
  • Vorderer Sulzkogel 2796m - Längenfeld/Gries
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
6.3 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,472 m
Descent
31 m
Highest point
2,655 m
Lowest point
1,193 m
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