GEHSTEIGALM -> ERLANGER HUT
The start is by the „Gehsteigalm” above Tumpen. From there you walk on the left side a fine line uphill. At first you walk in the direction northeast and on the crossroad left. After a while you see the hut, but from there you walk on a beautiful highway. At the end you have to climb up, but there is a rope that will help you.
Tipp: till the Gehsteigalm you can drive with the taxi
Safety informationModerate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/en/sommer.html
Getting thereThe card drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tyrol, 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
ParkingThe following parking options are available in Tumpen:
- primary school Tumpen, free of charge
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EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
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