Pitztal Holiday

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  • Hiking Trail – Wenns – Hochastneralpe

    Published 4-Aug-'17
    Modified 25-Jan-'20
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    1. Background / History

    Background or history of the destination, including a link to it’s website if available. 


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    2. The hiking trail

    Summary about the trail.



    The duration, possible other routes.

    2.2 Starting point

    The trail starts at the bus stop “Wenns Pitztaler Hof”. There is a parking lot near this hotel-restaurant.

    2.3 Turn-by-turn directions

    The trail starts at the bus stop “Wenns Pitztaler Hof”. Follow the signs “Hochasten” to the north. From Hochasten we walk along the road to Gasthof Plattenrain. At the inn we take the abbreviation steeply uphill towards Hochastner Alpe after the sight of the meditative chapel. We can have a rest on the Sonnenbankerl of the alp and then we use the forest path for the descent to Hochasten. At the chapel we leave the road and follow the road to Ameishaufen and Trenk. The circle in Wenns then closes over the hamlets of Auders and Farmie.

    2.4 Duration

    For people used to heights it takes x-y hours to reach the destination. For others it will take zz minutes more. When enjoying the scenery more relaxed, taking photos etc. it will take around xx hours. Going down to the village yy goes much faster; around xx hours including zz minutes break for people not used to heights.

    3. Recommended maps for this region:

    Pitztal/Kaunertal – Mayr Verlag Ötztaler Alpen – Kompass Wanderkarte Blatt 43

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