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Mountain Hike

Bike & Hike Tour: Heide Alm - Gaislachsee - Gaislachkogl

Mountain Hike · Ötztal
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Bike Tour: Sölden - Gaislachkogl Mittelstation - Heidealm

Hike Tour: Heidealm - Gaislachsee - Gaislachkogl

Total duration: 3,5h

Distance 4.5 km
2:45 h
985 m
81 m
3,031 m
2,046 m
From Sölden up to the Heide Alm via the Gaislachsee to Gaislachkogl
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Katharina Nösig
Update: November 16, 2023
Highest point
3,031 m
Lowest point
2,046 m

Track types

Dirt road 1.38%Forested/wild trail 4.80%Path 93.80%
Dirt road
0.1 km
Forested/wild trail
0.2 km
4.2 km
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Safety information

Moderately difficult mountain path:

For surefooted and practiced Hikers, good physical condition, mountain experience and equipment are needed.


Sölden (2,127 m)
46.938059, 10.995064
46°56'17.0"N 10°59'42.2"E
32T 651849 5200212



Turn-by-turn directions

The bike tour leads form Sölden over the glacier road until shortly before the toll station. At the lefthand side before the toll station leads an tarmac path continuing to the middle station (Gaislach) from there along a wide forest path the directly to the Heide Alm. The hiking path starts from the Heide Alm directly past the Gaislachsee up to the Gaislachkogl

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

By road

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


Gaislachkolgel gondola/ car park

Giggijoch car park

post parking place Sölden


46.938059, 10.995064
46°56'17.0"N 10°59'42.2"E
32T 651849 5200212
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Appropriate equipment such as breathable outdoor clothing suitable for the weather, ankle-high hiking boots, wind, rain and sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is recommended for all hikes and tours.

Similar routes nearby

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  • Hut Tour Windachtal - Sölden
  • Bike & Hike Tour: Sölden - Brunnenbergalm - Brunnenkogelhaus
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4.5 km
2:45 h
985 m
81 m
Highest point
3,031 m
Lowest point
2,046 m


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