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Ski Touring Multistage route

Ötztal Loop Tour

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Demanding ski mountaineering loop tour across huge glacier fields and partly exposed areas, for example challenging peak ascents to Schalfkogel and Mitterkarjoch. Recommended only in good stable weather and safe avalanche conditions.
Distance 78.2 km
21:29 h
7,362 m
7,376 m
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Marina Pirstnig
Update: July 22, 2021
Experience
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Highest point
3,764 m
Lowest point
1,893 m
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Safety information

Best Season

Mid-March to early May

Tips and hints

More details about ski mountaineering tours in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/skitouren

Start

Coordinates:
DD
46.870406, 11.027039
DMS
46°52'13.5"N 11°01'37.3"E
UTM
32T 654477 5192757
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Coordinates

DD
46.870406, 11.027039
DMS
46°52'13.5"N 11°01'37.3"E
UTM
32T 654477 5192757
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Distance
78.2 km
Duration
21:29 h
Ascent
7,362 m
Descent
7,376 m

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  • 7 Stages
Ski Touring · Oetztal
From Obergurgl to Karlsruher Hütte | Langtalereckhütte
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 1
Distance 6.2 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 520 m
Descent 111 m

Day 1 Ötztal Loop Tour

from Ötztal Tourismus,   Ötztal Tourismus
Ski Touring · Oetztal
Start of Vent Loop Trail or Ötztal Loop Tour via Schalfkogl
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 2
Distance 12.7 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 1,400 m
Descent 1,330 m

VENT - Martin Busch Hut or alternatively Obergurgl over Schalfkogel to MARTIN BUSCH HUT

from Ötztal Tourismus,   Ötztal Tourismus
Ski Touring · Oetztal
From Martin-Busch-Hütte to Similaun | Similaunhütte
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 3
Distance 8 km
Duration 2:55 h
Ascent 1,103 m
Descent 582 m

MARTIN BUSCH HÜTTE -> SIMILAUNHÜTTE

from Ötztal Tourismus,   Ötztal Tourismus
Ski Touring · Oetztal Alps
Via Finailspitze to Schöne Aussicht
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 4
Distance 8.2 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 680 m
Descent 860 m

Day 4 Ötztal Loop Tour Day 3 Vent Loop Tour

from Ötztal Tourismus,   Ötztal Tourismus
Ski Touring · Oetztal Alps
Weißkugel and Hochjoch Hospiz
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 5
Distance 18.6 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 1,360 m
Descent 1,790 m

WEISSKUGEL -> HOCHJOCH HOSPIZ

from Ötztal Tourismus,   Ötztal Tourismus
Ski Touring · Oetztal
From Fluchtkogel to Vernagthütte
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 6
Distance 9.4 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 1,100 m
Descent 760 m

FLUCHTKOGEL -> VERNAGTHÜTTE

from Ötztal Tourismus,   Ötztal Tourismus
Ski Touring · Oetztal
Via Wildspitze back to Vent
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 7
Distance 15.1 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 1,050 m
Descent 1,900 m

  VERNAGTHÜTTE -> Wildspitze -> VENT

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