The village of Vent, © Ötztal Tourismus/Bernd Ritschel
The village of Vent, © Ötztal Tourismus/Bernd Ritschel

Mountain Hike
Tiefenbachferner Glacier (Sölden) – Vent

This 11-kilometre-long one day walk in the Ötztal Valley is of moderate difficulty and can be walked within 4.5 hours. The panoramic trail winds from some 2,800 metres down to 1,900 metres and offers some of the most breathtaking views you'll find. Marvel at the lofty Ötztal Alps glaciers, exceeding 3,500 metres in altitude. Vent has at its heart various friendly inns and restaurants where you will be warmly welcomed. Take some time and savour every moment as you explore the tastes and textures of Tirol.

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Starting point  

Tiefenbachferner Glacier - Sölden

Finishing point


Mountain chain

Ötztal Alps


11 km


1 day(s)


  • Wheelchair-accessible Hiking Route
  • Circular hike

Difficulty rating

intermediate (red mountain trails)



Elevation uphill 50m
Vertical metres downhill 950m

Public transport

  • Accessible using public transport


Trail description

Leave the mountain village of Sölden on a bus to the Tiefenbach Restaurant atop the Tiefenbach glacier. From here, follow the signs towards “Vent”. Walk a few metres on a dirt road, then continue walking on a singletrack that gradually runs down to Vent. The last two kilometres of this walk follow a forest road and take you directly to the village of Vent.

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Ihr Ziel: Tiefenbachferner Glacier (Sölden) – Vent (46.92316,10.94519)

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