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Hochjoch Hospiz - Saykogel - Martin Busch Hütte

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HOCHJOCH HOSPIZ -> Saykogel -> MARTIN BUSCH HÜTTE
difficult
Distance 8.6 km
6:00 h
1,084 m
996 m
3,341 m
2,286 m
Hochjoch Hospiz over the Saykogel (3.360 m) to the Martin-Busch Hütte - Overnight stay

Walking time: approx. 6 hours

 

 

Author’s recommendation

The Saykogel is only recommended for sure-footed and experienced mountaineers!

Reservation of the hut sleeping places necessary!

Only in good weather conditions, no rest stops.

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Update: March 30, 2021
Difficulty
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Highest point
3,341 m
Lowest point
2,286 m
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Safety information

For high alpine experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted. Excellent physical condition, extensive mountain experience, alpine climbing gear, safety- and orientation guide, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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

Start

Hochjoch Hospiz (2,412 m)
Coordinates:
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46.825105, 10.833676
DMS
46°49'30.4"N 10°50'01.2"E
UTM
32T 639859 5187361
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Destination

Martin Busch Hütte

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Hochjoch Hospiz over the Saykogel (3.360 m) to the Martin-Busch Hütte - Overnight stay

Walking time: approx. 6 hours

The Saykogelis only recommended for surefooted and experienced mountaineers! No safety ropes!

 

Note


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Public transport

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

 

Getting there

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 options are available in the mountaineering village Vent

- In summertime in front of the village (parking machine, only coins or EC card) and at the chairlift (at the ticket office of the mountain railways)

- In wintertime only at the chairlift

Cost: € 5,00 per day/car

Coordinates

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46.825105, 10.833676
DMS
46°49'30.4"N 10°50'01.2"E
UTM
32T 639859 5187361
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

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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-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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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
8.6 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1,084 m
Descent
996 m
Highest point
3,341 m
Lowest point
2,286 m
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