Step by step towards your next peak conquest.
Hiking in Ötztal.
Strap on your backpack, lace up your hiking boots and start your hiking adventure in the Ötztal Alps. Hiking in Ötztal and the surroundings of Sölden uniquely combines nature exploration, recreation and sporty challenge. From the valley floor - walking past picturesque villages and babbling brooks - you reach idyllic Alpine paths leading into shady woodlands and right up to the tree line towards a bizarre world of rock and stone. Are you excited? Only a few more meters and the summit cross is within reach. Made it! With a huge smile on your face, a beating heart and outstretched arms ... Hiking in Ötztal promises a great feeling of freedom, willpower and self-conquest.
Searching for endless freedom.
Walking can kindle a fire and become a burning passion. In close touch with nature. An athletic challenge coupled with the feeling of absolute freedom. Accompanied by the sound of your own steps and the chirping birds. In Ötztal hiking is one of the most popular ways to be close to nature. Therefore you can choose from more than 1600 kilometers of hiking trails, ranging from leisurely family walks to peak conquests of mighty three thousand meter high summits like Zirmkogel, Nederkogel or Wildspitze. Very entertaining theme trails suitable for all ages give an insight into interesting facts about the region. Enjoy walking or hiking and conquer the Ötztal on your own. Right from your Hotel Birkenhof and the Guesthouse. Close to the Giggijoch mountain gondola whisking you effortlessly up to Ötztal's hiking paradise.