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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Cross country track Pill-Angern - No. 3

Cross-Country Skiing · Ötztal closed
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CAR PARK HOCHGURGL GONDOLA -> Angern -> Dreihäuser -> Alt Poschach -> CAR PARK HOCHGURGL GONDOLA
closed
Skating, Classic
moderate
Distance 3.8 km
0:55 h
52 m
53 m
1,829 m
1,777 m
Extensive cross-country skiing pleasures await you on  Pill-Angern-Poschach high-altitude trail leading through beautiful natural landscape. From the car park at Hochgurgl mountain gondola (base station) the trail initially travels straight on the level valley bottom, followed by a slight climb that leads skaters and classic cross-country skiers to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Return on the right side along Gurgler Ache mountain brook, past Hotel Jagdhof and back to the car park.
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Update: April 17, 2023
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
1,829 m
Lowest point
1,777 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

More information about cross country skiing can be found here: www.oetztal.com/winter/the-full-winter-variety-in-oetztal/cross-country-skiing-in-oetztal.html

Start

Hochgurgl gondola car park (1,778 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.896735, 11.039572
DMS
46°53'48.2"N 11°02'22.5"E
UTM
32T 655356 5195708
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Destination

Hochgurgl gondola car park

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Extensive cross-country skiing pleasures await you on  Pill-Angern-Poschach high-altitude trail leading through beautiful natural landscape. From the car park at Hochgurgl mountain gondola (base station) the trail initially travels straight on the level valley bottom, followed by a slight to intermediate climb that leads skaters and classic cross-country skiers to the hamlets of Königsrain and Alt-Poschach. Return on the right side along Gurgler Ache mountain brook, past Hotel Jagdhof and back to the car park.

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 

By road

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 Gurgl: 
  • Parking garage (center of Obergurgl), chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • Parking garage - bottom station Festkogl, chargeable | € 2,00/hour
  • 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
46.896735, 11.039572
DMS
46°53'48.2"N 11°02'22.5"E
UTM
32T 655356 5195708
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - skating skis or classic skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable lengt
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, give a firm grip and fit snugl
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

Similar routes nearby

  • Practice cross country trail Hochgurgl - No. 2
  • Cross country track Isse - No. 4
  • Practice cross country trail Obergurgl - No. 8
  • Cross-country track Zwieselstein - Sölden
  • Cross-Country Track Hofer Böden/Windau - Sölden
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Status
closed
Cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.8 km
Duration
0:55 h
Ascent
52 m
Descent
53 m
Highest point
1,829 m
Lowest point
1,777 m
Classic Skating Round trip Scenic Dog-friendly

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