Obergurgl’s Best Summer Nature Outings for Families

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Obergurgl is most visited in the winter months for the ski season. The village attracts skiers and snowboarders looking for family vacations, off-piste powder stashes, a snow-sure vacation and catered ski chalets. Though the area is absolutely stunning during the winter months while covered in snow, unfortunately many fail to see how beautiful Obergurgl is… Read more »

Spring Hiking and Mountaineering Begins

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This week we said goodbye to the 2015/16 ski season. Although we will miss the snowy slopes and ski holidaymakers, we are happy that Obergurgl’s spring hiking and mountaineering season has begun! Imagine long and leisurely paths along the Waalweg trails, easy access to idyllic pastures, authentic mountain huts and crystal clear alpine lakes. The… Read more »

Ötzi was here. But was Hannibal?

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A great deal has happened to the high pastures and glaciers of the local Ötz Valley in the 5,000 years or so since Ötzi the Iceman was cut down by a hunter’s arrow and imprisoned in the not so perma-frost just a few yards across the Italian border. Until Ötzi’s sensational discovery in 1991, the… Read more »

Timmelsjoch High Mountain Road

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If you’re planning a visit to the Obergurgl area, be sure to check out the highest mountain pass of the Eastern Alps– the Timmelsjoch High Mountain Road.  At an altitude of 2500 meters, you’ll experience the absolutely stunning natural scenery  of the Otztal Valley, including unprecedented views of the Alps, steep rocky slopes and mountain… Read more »

Popular Hiking Routes in Obergurgl

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This summer, every Sunday-Friday until the 12th of September, there will be 2 different high lake hikes available for guests of the Obergurgl area. The hikes are guided by certified experts who will offer both a beginner and expert hike featuring some of the most popular routes. Experience the mountain glacier trails, the garnet hike… Read more »

Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Summer Lifts Now Open

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Summer is in full swing in Obergurgl and there is no better way to experience it than by taking the summer lifts up to the highest points! The lifts are not just for hikers – though this is a great way to experience the beautiful scenery of the area. Taking a mountain lift can lead… Read more »

Obergurgl in the summer. Walking on skins,

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          Obergurgl is a fascinating resort in the summer, with long steep walks to enjoy. Fortunately there are various mountain huts along the way to provide a little refreshment, and many of them are only accessible during the summer months. One of our favourites is the cosy Langtalereckhütte, (2450m) which is… Read more »