Conquer mountains over 3000m

Unique treks starting from the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl

Do you want to scale distant peaks and cross majestic glaciers, enjoy stunning panoramic views and discover natural jewels? Then a holiday here in Obergurgl at the end of the Ötztal Valley is exactly the right thing for you!

Our four-star superior hotel is located in the heart of the village and surrounded by no fewer than 21 mountains over 3000m, making it the ideal base for a fascinating Alpine break. Those who want to start their hikes a little higher up can sleep at one of the many huts in the region run by the Austrian Alpine Club:

  • Ramolhaus (3006m)
  • Schönwieshütte (2269m)
  • Hochwildehaus (2866m)
  • Karlsruher Hütte (2450m)
  • Brunnenkoglhaus (2738m)
  • and many more.


High-altitude holidays in Obergurgl


Let an expert show you around

From Monday to Friday a qualified hiking guide is available in the hotel after breakfast between 9:00 and 10:00 for our regular hikers' get-together. This is a great opportunity to ask an expert about the best routes in the area, while those looking to conquer the highest peaks in the Ötztal Valley can pick up top tips from someone who has been there before.

Let our friendly and experienced guide tell you all about the marked trails, where you should take a break, what equipment you will need and what you should be aware of when out and about in the mountains.

perfect equipment

Having the right material is essential for a successful hike or trek into the mountains. From clothing to sun protection and the necessary "tools" for high-alpine routes, there is plenty to think about before you set off.

Special mountaineering equipment such as crampons and ice picks are available from Scheiber Sport in the basement of the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl.

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