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

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.

Ski Tracks

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.

Ski Maps

You will find an overview of ski trails on this link

Ski Routes

There is a comprehensive list of cross country ski routes available on the Ötztal website.

Ski Maintenance

Here is a link where you can check what tracks are open and when they have last been groomed.

Ski Bus

There is a free shuttle bus for cross country skiers as long as you are carrying skiing equipment.