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Mountainbike Routes

Bike & Hike Tour: Sölden – Splitsilo – Rotkogelhütte - Schwarzkogel

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Bike Tour: Sölden – Splitsilo – Rotkogelhütte

Hike Tour: Rotkogelhütte - Schwarzkogel

Total duration: 4h

Distance 12.7 km
4:00 h
1,342 m
41 m
2,661 m
1,360 m
From Sölden along the glacier road up to the Splitslo -> over the tarmac path up to the Rotkogelhut via the narrow mountain path up to the Schwazkogel
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Update: November 17, 2023
Highest point
2,661 m
Lowest point
1,360 m

Track types

Asphalt 77.59%Forested/wild trail 15.21%Road 7.19%
9.9 km
Forested/wild trail
1.9 km
0.9 km
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Safety information

Moderately difficult mountain path:

For surefooted and practiced Hikers, good physical condition, mountain experience and equipment are needed


Sölden (1,359 m)
46.959683, 11.008686
46°57'34.9"N 11°00'31.3"E
32T 652824 5202642



Turn-by-turn directions

Start from Sölden in the direction glacier road, turn right at the first crossing in the direction of the Splitsilo along to the Rotkogelhut. The hiking path leads over a narrow path past the Schwarzsee up to the summit cross (Schwarzkogl)

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

By road

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps


Gaislachkolgel gondola/ car park

Giggijoch car park

post parking place Sölden


46.959683, 11.008686
46°57'34.9"N 11°00'31.3"E
32T 652824 5202642
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Appropriate equipment such as breathable outdoor clothing suitable for the weather, ankle-high hiking boots, wind, rain and sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is recommended for all hikes and tours.

Similar routes nearby

  • Bike & Hike Tour: Heide Alm - Gaislachsee - Gaislachkogl
  • Bike & Hike Tour: Sölden – Rettenbachjöchl – Braunschweiger Hütte
  • Bike & Hike Tour: Sölden - Brunnenbergalm - Brunnenkogelhaus
  • Schteckler Trail (6026)
  • BROATE LINE (6027)
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12.7 km
4:00 h
1,342 m
41 m
Highest point
2,661 m
Lowest point
1,360 m


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