hiking on vacation in Obergurgl | © Ötztal Tourismus, Tobias Siegele

Summer holidays and hiking in Obergurgl

Alpine pastures & 3,000 m peaks

Magnificent peaks, lush alpine pastures and glaciers that glisten proudly in the sun. Lace up your hiking boots and venture straight from your apartment into the hiking area of the Ötztal Alps, home to majestic 3,000-metre peaks. Soak up the sun. Experience nature. Test your limits. And reconnect to yourself in the process. Discover Alpine beauty at its best.

Summer adventures in Obergurgl: hiking in the Ötztal

Obergurgl satisfies your mountain cravings.  

Obergurgler Zirbenwald pine forest

Enchanting fragrances.

The scent of resin and earth fills the air as the birds chirp away. Each step brings you closer to tranquillity. Explore a unique natural monument as you traverse a 2.1 km child-friendly adventure trail with minimal uphill effort. Your journey begins at the doorstep of your Gletscherblick apartment. Just follow your nose.

mountain tours in the Ötztal Alps | © Ötztal Tourismus, Jochen Müller

Mountaineering in the Ötztal Alps

Rise above the ordinary.

Ambitious mountaineers will encounter plenty of inspiring challenges in the Ötztal. The path to the top starts right from your Gletscherblick apartment. From there, you begin your journey up to lofty heights, making your way past superbly situated (sheltered) huts such as the Schönwieshütte, the Hochwildehaus and the Brunnenkogelhaus. The reward is plenty of adrenaline, exhilarating memories and magnificent views.

high alpine in the Ötztal Alps | © Ötztal Tourismus, Anton Brey

Lofty altitudes in the Ötztal Alps

Steep rock faces await you.

The length, difficulty and characteristics of the trails vary greatly. Do you want to aim high? If so, a mountain guide will safely accompany you from Gurgl up to one of the 3,000-metre peaks. 

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