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Hiking Trail recommended route

Löple Alm

Hiking Trail · Sölden
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SÖLDEN -> LÖPLE ALM -> SÖLDEN
moderate
Distance 3.8 km
2:00 h
593 m
593 m
From Sölden's church you walk on the steeply rising path to the hamlet of Innerwald, and further on to the ski slope underpass. Follow the slightly ascending forest road towards Gaislach until you reach the turn-off (signpost) to the mountain hut.

 

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Update: April 02, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Löple Alm, 1,970 m
Lowest point
Sölden, 1,370 m
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Rest Stop

Löple Alm

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:

Tips and hints

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

Start

Sölden (1,370 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.968027, 11.007078
DMS
46°58'04.9"N 11°00'25.5"E
UTM
32T 652678 5203566
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Destination

Löple Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

Option 1: From Sölden with the Zentrum Shuttle to Unterwald, from there across the mountain meadow to the Innerwald hamlet.

In Innerwald behind the small chapel is a meadow path towards Stiegele. From the Stiegele you can follow the wide forest path to the Gaislacher Almen.

 

Option 2: Ascent with the Gaislachkoglbahn to the middle station, from there follow the signs to the alpine huts on the left.  Walking time approx. 40 minutes

 

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 our 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 thelongest 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 countryroads. 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 Sölden:
  • Parking lot
  • parking lot Stiegele
  • stair parking
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
  • Parking Hochsölden
  • parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot

All parking is free during the day.

 

Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn, Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn

Coordinates

DD
46.968027, 11.007078
DMS
46°58'04.9"N 11°00'25.5"E
UTM
32T 652678 5203566
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Almzeit Folder

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal

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-aidbox, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • 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)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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

  • Hochsölden
  • Hühnersteign
  • Heidealm
  • Gaislachalm
  • Goldeggalm
  • Gasthof Sonneck
  • Rettenbachalm
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.8 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
593 m
Descent
593 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Linear route

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