Siegerlandhütte (2.710 m) –> Windachscharte –> Gasthaus Hochfirst (1.860 m)
SIEGERLANDHÜTTE (2.710 m) –> WINDACHSCHARTE –> GASTHAUS HOCHFIRST (1.860 m)
Route: Climbing, cart track, track requirements: Safety, dizzying; Mountain route red Difficulty: no special difficulties Equipment: normal hiking equipment Walking time: approx. 4 h Difference in altitude: approx. 262 Hm ascent, approx. 1.112 hm descents Highest point: 2,862 m Distance: approx. 5 km Accommodation: lodge, Siegerlandhütte, Gasthaus Hochfirst Quereinstieg , Exit: from Sölden through the Windachtal to Siegerlandhütte (about 5 h ascent, approx. 4 h descent); From Moos / Passeier to the Gasthof Hochfirst (approx. 3,5 h ascent, approx. 3 h descent); From the Timmelsstraße to the Timmelsalm (about 0.5 h ascent and descent) by bus from Sölden to the Timmelsjoch, walking time to the Gasthof Hochfirst (approx. 1.5 h in the descent)
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Timmelsalm Gasthaus Hochfirst
Keine besonderen Schwierigkeiten
It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.
Siegerlandhütte (2710 m) - Windachscharte - Gasthaus Hochfirst (1860 m)
Along the Smugglers‘ Trails
Following the secret Smugglers‘ Routes you walk towards the ridge of Windachscharte at 2862 meters. Here you cross the border between Austria and Italy on a trail deeply rooted in history. Overlooking scenic Passeiertal Valley, a descending path leads down to Timmelsalm Hut. Right below you also reach the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road, a famous panoramic route leading from the rear Ötztal to South Tyrol. Nearby Gasthof Hochfirst is located right on the Timmelsjoch Road.
DAY TOUR SPECIAL
Siegerland Hütte (2710 m) –> Schneeberghaus (2355 m) –>Gasthof Hochfirst (1860 m)
Those who want to extend the tour can take the fork-off to Schneeberghaus mountain hut at the height of Lake Schwarzsee. Enjoy a rewarding journey back in time to South Tyrol‘s deeply rooted mining history. Also renowned for excellent lunchtime meals.
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
Sölden 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
The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
parking lot Stiegele
Giggijochbahn + underground garage
Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot
parking Zwieselstein / sports ground
All parking is free during the day.
Parking for several days (eg hike tour):
Postplatz, Parkticket available at the information Sölden Parkgarage Gaislachkoglbahn
Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
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