Ramol Hütte, Obergurgl, Austria
Obergurgl, Austria
Obergurgl, Austria

Obergurgl village in Winter

Obergurgl village in Summer

Ramol Hütte 3005m

Obergurgl, Tirol, Austria

Obergurgl, Austria
Obergurgl, Austria
Obergurgl, Austria
Obergurgl, Austria
Obergurgl, Austria

Eastern Alps: The Classic Routes on the Highest Peaks
 Dieter Seibert
Eastern Alps The Classic Routes on the Highest Peaks
Translated into English, this guide for mountaineers covers hikes in the following ranges: Silvretta, Engadine & Bregaglia, Ortler & Adamello, Ötztal & Stubai, Zillertal, Hohe Tauern. It is intended for experienced hikers. Most walks cross glaciers and recommended equipment includes ice axe, crampons, rope and sit harness.

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Obergurgl Resort Information

Click here for a Region Map and details of walking / hiking maps.

Obergurgl is a small village in the Tirol (Tyrol) region of Austria at the end of the north-south Ötz valley (Ötztal) south west of Innsbruck. It is near to Hochgurgl and Untergurgl. The next village is Sölden. There is a small toll road (Timmelsjoch) open in the summer that leaves the main road (186) just before Obergurgl and passes through Hochgurgl to Italy. There is no through traffic in Obergurgl. 

There are a few shops and a supermarket and banks with ATM machines.

Click here for a Resort Map of Obergurgl.

Walking / Hiking in Obergurgl

The walks around Obergurgl are mainly mountain walks  on the east, soth and west sides of the valley. There are also a few valley walks down to Sölden.

The Tourist Office may offer free led walks.

Click here for Obergurgl Walks.

Skiing in Obergurgl

Winter skiing is on the areas south and east of Obergurgl. There are also lifts and a ski bus that links to the ski area around Hochgurgl, a few km north of Obergurgl. There are a few cross country skiing tracks in the valley but the resort is mainly a downhill skiing resort.

All year round skiing is available on the glaciers above Sölden.

Obergurgl Maps

There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.

Click here for Obergurgl Map Information.

Obergurgl Tourist Information

Airports (Flughafen)

The nearest airport to Obergurgl is Innsbruck.

Rail Stations (Bahnhof)

The nearest train station is at Imst about 56 km north along the valley.


Buses run to Sölden and Vent and also villages north along the valley to Imst. Some also go to Hochgurgl.

Cable Cars - Chair Lifts

These are the main lifts and gondolas. In Obergurgl (Festkogelbahn, Roßkarbahn, Gaisberg) and Hochgurgl (Hochgurglbahn). Only a few operate in Summer.


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