The Ötzi Glacier Tour is an extremely varied one day round tour, which crosses the main chain oft the Alps. It takes place every Tuesday and upon request. The undisputed highlight of this accompanied glacier trekking tour is the discovery site of Ötzi the Iceman (3,210 m).
Starting from Kurzras. From the mountain terminal of the Glacier Cable Car, we will travel over the Hochjochferner (2,800 m/9,186 ft.) to the Schwarze Wand and on to the Hauslabjoch (3,280 m./10,761 ft.) We will then descend to the Tisenjoch (3,210 m/10,532 ft.), the site where Ötzi was discovered. Return to the Similaun Refunge in the early afternoon. We will then descend through the Tisen Valley to Vernagt (1,700 m./5,577 ft.) Return to Kurzras.
Requirements and conditions of participation: change in elevation: ↑500 m (1,640 ft.) ↓1.900 m (4,921 ft.); walking time: 7-8 hours; suitable for people with good physical and mental fitness, no special technical ability required; for family tours: previous mountaineering esperience, tour information meeting.
Booking required | Get further information and/or book at the weekly information event “Aperitivo Ötzi Glacier Tour” (July to September, Monday, 4pm, at archeoParc-Cafeteria) or contact the organizer: archeoParc Val Senales (+39 0473 676 020, www.oetzi-glacier-tour.it/en)