WINTER HIKING IN THE ÖTZTAL VALLEY
Snowshoeing in untouched nature

Winter hikers can choose from no less than 185km of cleared winter walking paths leading from the holiday resort of Haiming to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl and Vent. Längenfeld has it all – picturesque trails and paths across snowy forests, meadows and fields leading along the frozen Ötztal Ache river.

WINTER HIKING TRAILS IN LÄNGENFELD

FISCHBACH – INFANGWEG
From the Fischbach bridge in Oberlängenfeld along the embankment of the Fischbach brook towards Sulztal valley until you reach a small wooden bridge -> cross it and follow the trail westwards -> cross the main road and proceed along the left shore of the Fischbach brook until you reach the next wooden bridge -> then cross the bridge over the Ötztaler Ache river in the direction of Oberried and the road -> cross the Ötztaler Ache river again at the power station -> return along the broad trail, continuing on the river shore which takes you back to the campsite.
(Time: 1 hr)

AUENWEG
From Camping Ötztal in Unterlängenfeld towards the road bridge to Oberried -> do not cross the bridge but follow the road to Längenfeld for some 150 meters until you reach the country road in the direction of Dorf, Espan and Au. The return path travels towards Winkelbrücke bridge -> after the bridge you continue along the Ötztaler Ache river shore until you get to the footbridge -> cross the river next to the Plague Chapel and return to the starting point.
(Time: 3 hrs)

WANDERWEG LÄNGENFELD – HUBEN
From the river mouth next to the Plague Chapel towards the Ötztaler Ache river -> past Aqua Dome Spa -> towards the village center to the small wooden bridge -> cross the bridge and continue on wide open meadows in southern direction past the hamlet of Astlehn to Runhof -> along the Ötztaler Ache river to the road bridge in Huben -> cross the bridge and follow again the river shore to the Runhof bridge -> continue on the right river shore until you get back to the starting point.
(Time: 3 hrs)

HUBEN CIRCULAR TRAIL
From the Huben parish church towards the Fun Park -> southwards across the wooden bridge -> past the sports field to the next hamlet -> past the houses to the fire department -> from the road bridge along the left river shore back to the parish church in Huben.
(Time: 1.5 hrs)

RIEDERSEITE LOOP TRAIL
From the bus stop in Winklen you follow the signposts to Wurzberg Alm -> along the even trail past the hamlets of Unterried, Lehn and Oberried -> a slightly rising section takes you up to the Plague Chapel -> return via Auenweg trail past the hamlet of Lehner Au to Winklen.
(Time: 3 hrs)

FROM HUBEN TO ASCHBACH
From the bridge over the Ötztaler Ache river (southern end of Huben) you follow the right river shore for some 200 meters -> cross the federal road and continue along the Ötztal Mountain Bike Trail via the hamlets of Winklen and Bruggen to Aschbach -> back on the same route.
(Time: 3 hrs)

LÄNGENFELD – BURGSTEIN CIRCULAR TRAIL
From the Spar market in the village center along a broad and rising trail to the hamlet of Burgstein -> across the small village towards the hamlet of Runhof, along the narrow asphalt road -> follow loop trail no. 3 back to the starting point.
(Time: 3 hrs)

LÄNGENFELD – BRAND
From Fischbach bridge you follow the Klammweg trail along a broad, rising path to the Brand snack station -> back on foot or toboggan.
(Time: 1.5 hrs)

WINKLEN – WURZBERGALM AND BACK
From the hamlet of Winklen you continue along trail no. 5 to the gate -> follow the rising forest trail to Wurzberg Alm (4 km) -> weather permitting, the trail is also a toboggan run -> back on foot or toboggan.
(Time: 3.5 hrs)

HUBEN – ALPENGASTHOF AM FEUERSTEIN
From the Huben sports field on the slightly ascending trail to Alpengasthof (3 km), the trail is also a toboggan run, floodlit at night.
(Time: 2 hrs)

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