- Route: Climbing, cart track
- Requirements: Safety, dizzying;
- Mountain route red
- Difficulty: no special difficulties
- Equipment: normal hiking equipment
- Huts: Siegerland Hut, Gasthaus Hochfirst Hut
- Acess / exit point: 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)
TIP OF THE DAY
Siegerlandhütte – Schneeberghaus (2.355 Meter) – Gasthof Hochfirst
Those who want to extend the tour can take the fork-off to Schneeberghaus (T +39 (0) 473 6470 45) mountain hut at the height of lake Schwarzsee.
Enjoy a rewarding journey back in time to South Tyrol‘s deeplyrooted mining history. Also renowned for excellent lunchtime meals.
Level, walking time: average hike, about. 4 - 5 h Siegerlandhütte - Schneeberghaus; Schneeberghaus - Gasthaus Hochfirst 2,5 h
Altitude meters: 500 hm ascent and 1.610 descent
Getting thereSölden 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
ParkingThe 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
- parking Zwieselstein
- 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
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EquipmentIt 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.
Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes
- 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)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- Tent (3- or 4-season)
- Stove (including fuel and utensils)
- Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
- Toiletries and medication
- Toilet paper
Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut
- Toiletries and medication
- Quick-drying towel
- Ear plugs
- Sleeping bag liner
- Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
- Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
- 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.