The Ötztal valley offers 143 kilometers of well groomed cross country ski tracks and rises to an altitude of 1,900 metres. There are several cross country skiing areas comprising – Ötztal, Sölden and Obergurgl, Hockgurgl.
How to get to Ötztal – Plane
|DISTANCE – AIRPORT||DRIVING TIME|
|43 – 96 km||0,5 – 1,5 hours|
|160 214 km||2 – 3 hours|
|245 – 290 km||2,5 – 3,5 hours|
|220 – 273 km||2 – 3 hours|
|546 – 599 km||5 – 6 hours|
|163 – 220 km||1,5 – 2,5 hours|
Transfer to Resort
You can get to Ötztal via bus, taxi or Shuttle, the latter being the most convenient and quickest.
Take a look at the Ötztal shuttle schedule which goes from the airport or train station.
There are 186 kilometres of tracks in the whole network, with 117K being classic and 69K skating. They are broken down into levels – Easy – 80K, Intermediate – 94K, Difficult – 12K
There is no charge to use the tracks.
You will find an overview of ski trails on this link
There is a comprehensive list of cross country ski routes available on the Ötztal website.
Here is a link where you can check what tracks are open and when they have last been groomed.
There is a free shuttle bus for cross country skiers as long as you are carrying skiing equipment.