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Sahnestüberl

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ZWIESELSTEIN BRÜCKE/GURGLER ACHE -> SAHNESTÜBERL
moderate
Distance 3.8 km
1:00 h
259 m
38 m
1,650 m
1,451 m
From Zwieselstein's bridge over Gurgler Ache brook you walk along the switch-backing and steeply rising trail to the highest point. Continue on the slightly ascending and descending path through the woods. Past a scenic waterfall you reach the mountain hut.

 

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Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: May 24, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
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Stamina
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Highest point
Sahnestüberl, 1,650 m
Lowest point
Zwieselstein, 1,451 m
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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

Zwieselstein (1,451 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.940850, 11.028063
DMS
46°56'27.1"N 11°01'41.0"E
UTM
32T 654352 5200587
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Destination

Sahnestüberl

Turn-by-turn directions

From Zwieselstein's bridge over Gurgler Ache brook you walk along the switch-backing and steeply rising trail to the highest point. Continue on the slightly ascending and descending path through the woods. Past a scenic waterfall you reach the mountain hut.

 

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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 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 Zwieselstein:
  • parking Zwieselstein
  • parking place Zwieselstein / sports field

 

Coordinates

DD
46.940850, 11.028063
DMS
46°56'27.1"N 11°01'41.0"E
UTM
32T 654352 5200587
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

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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
moderate
Distance
3.8 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
259 m
Descent
38 m
Highest point
1,650 m
Lowest point
1,451 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route Family-friendly

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