The Langtalereckhütte, © Ötztal Tourismus
The Langtalereckhütte, © Ötztal Tourismus

Two-Day Mountain Bike Ride
Ötztal Trail - Langtalereckhütte

This advanced to expert mountain bike trail is a full two-day trip and takes you from mild to wild, from the lovely Inntal Valley up to the mighty glaciers of the Inner Ötztal Valley. Noted for being the Ötztal Valley’s signature trail, it’s the perfect combination of endless singletrack and dramatic views of the Alps. Running at over 80 kilometres long, it connects several trails in the valley. Plus, it puts you close to worthwhile sights and attractions of the Ötztal Valley, such as the scenic Piburgersee lake and the Stuibenfall – Tirol’s tallest waterfall – as well as the local history and outdoor museum and the outstanding Aqua Dome spa resort.

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Starting point

Haiming

Hike to

Langtalereckhütte (Karlsruher Hütte)

Finishing point

Haiming

Mountain chain

Stubai Alps

Ötztal Alps

Length

162.9 km

Duration

2 day(s)

Features

  • Circular route
  • Handicap-accessible
  • Route with e-bike charging station

Difficulty rating

difficult

Altitude

2,450m 660m

Elevation uphill 3,400m
Vertical metres downhill 3,400m

Fitness level

Technique

Best time of year

Jan
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* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.

Parking

Car park at the municipal building ("Gemeindeamt ") in Haiming

 

Places serving food & drink

  • Langtalereckhütte (Karlsruher Hütte)

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Trail description

The ride begins in Haiming and initially leads via the village of Ötztal-Bahnhof into the Ötztal Valley. The route runs parallel to the Ötztaler Ache river gently uphill via Sautens, Oetz, Umhausen and Längenfeld all the way to Sölden. It is here that things get steeper. Follow trails 691 and 655 towards Gaislachalm and, after passing the hamlet of Infang, continue straight on. After passing the Gaislachalm hut there is a short descent into the valley along a twisting trail. Once back down in the valley, ride towards Zwieselstein along the Venter Ache river until you meet the Gurgler Straße. This leads further into the valley, via two tunnels, to the village of Obergurgl. It is here that the final steep climb begins, along a gravel trail, via the Schönwieshütte and the reservoir all the way up to 2,430 metres above sea level, where you will find the Langtalereckhütte hut.

Riders have the option of staying the night at the Langtalereckhütte before returning along the same route on day two.

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