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Seufertweg Vernagthütte - Hochjoch Hospiz

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  • Vernagthütte
    Vernagthütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
m 2700 2600 2500 2400 2300 5 4 3 2 1 km
moderate
Distance 5.1 km
1:30 h
92 m
435 m
2,755 m
2,412 m
From Vernagthütte on a beautiful high altitude trail to Hochjoch Hospiz.

 

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Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: March 25, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
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Highest point
2,755 m
Lowest point
2,412 m
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Start

Vernagthütte (2,754 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.853614, 10.823874
DMS
46°51'13.0"N 10°49'25.9"E
UTM
32T 639037 5190511
w3w 
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Destination

Hochjoch Hospiz

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From Vernagthütte on a beautiful high altitude trail to Hochjoch Hospiz.

 

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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

Vent 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

 

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

DD
46.853614, 10.823874
DMS
46°51'13.0"N 10°49'25.9"E
UTM
32T 639037 5190511
w3w 
///cylinder.cool.formally
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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 #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

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.

 


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.1 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
92 m
Descent
435 m
Highest point
2,755 m
Lowest point
2,412 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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