Hiking in Obergurgl

Hiking paradise Oetztal Alps

In Ötztal Valley, no less than 1,300 kilometres of hiking trails and paths await guests in summer. No matter if challenging summit tours, informative themed hikes or a leisurely family hike, everyone will get their money's worth when on hiking holidays in Ötztal Valley. More than 170 majestic 3,000-metre peaks are waiting to be scaled in the Ötztal Alps. The cosy mountain huts and serviced farms beckon to put in a rest stop afterwards. There you can sample traditional Tirolean delicacies. And a shot of schnapps is sure to revive your spirits for further outings into the alpine world. Hike across picturesque meadows, past deep blue mountain lakes, through fragrant pine woods. Hiking in Ötztal leaves nothing to be desired. 

Hiking holidays in Oetztal

The two gondola lifts (Hohe Mut, Wurmkogl) in Obergurgl are open even during the summer months. From your apartment in Obergurgl, it's just a few metres on foot to get to the lower terminus of the Hohe Mut cable car. The nearby Alpincenter provides guided hiking and climbing tours. A very special destination is the Obergurgl pine forest. On a 2.1 kilometre long adventure trail, walk past giant trees some of which are more than 300 years old. A total of 13 presentation boards along the route provide interesting facts and information. 

Our hiking tipps

Hohe Mut Alm

Difficulty: easy
Duration: 2,5 h
Altitude: 700
Distance: 5,53 km

Nice, easy hike up to the Obergurgl local mountain.


Difficulty: medium
Duration: 4 h
Altitude: 1020
Distance: 10,58 km

The hut located at just under 3,000 m is a perfect starting point for further mountain and summit tours.


Difficulty: hard
Duration: 3,5 h
Altitude: 1000
Distance: 5,41 km

Challenging hike with wonderful views of the Oetztal and South Tyrolean Alps.