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Damüls | Circular hike from peak to peak

Winterwanderweg Damüls
Winterwandern in Damüls
Loipen und Wege in Damüls
Damülser Mittagspitze im Winter
Damülser Mittagspitze im Winter
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Loipen und Wege in Damüls

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Difficulty: leicht
Distance: 8,0 km
Ascent: 290 m
Descent: 290 m
Duration: 03:00 h
Deepest point: 1404 m
Highest point: 1702 m
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  • Magnificent circular hike at over 1,400 m altitude with a unique mountain panorama.

    From Damüls (1,425 m) you walk on the sidewalk in the direction of Oberdamüls and after the Gasthaus Glöckle continue on the well prepared path next to the cross-country trail to Unterdamüls. Then uphill to the Gasthaus Jägerstüble (1,614 m). A high path leads up to approx. 1,700 m (great views to the Rätikon mountain), past the Oberdamülser Alpe (1,667 m) to Oberdamüls. From the Hotel Alpenstern you walk along the street back to the starting point.

    Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH

    Presented by: Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH, Author: Helmut Tiefenthaler
    letzte Änderung: 17.09.2021

  • Difficulty: leicht
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    Altitude: 1702 m 1404 m Best season:
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    Safety instructions:

    www.vorarlberg.travel/de/serviceline
    www.vorarlberg.at/lawine

    For safety reasons it could be that some winter hiking paths are not prepared or are closed due to risk of avalanches. We try hard to keep the hiking paths in a good condition, nevertheless we do not take the responsibility for any accidents that happen.

    Equipment:

    – waterproof footwear
    – warm outerwear
    – take plenty of drinks with you: it is also important to drink even if you are not thirsty  

  • Directions

    From the village Damüls, one goes for a few minutes on the sidewalk in the direction of Oberdamüls until one reaches the signpost directing you leftwards to the Unterdamülser Alpe (mountain). From there it is a comfortable walk up the slope along the cross-country ski trail. Some are already content with this glistening winter stroll and can return on the same way back to Damüls. 

    Those that stay on the route, continue the ascent (130 altitude meters) to the Jägerstüble. There one crosses the street and follows the hiking trail to reach the, situated at 1700 meters, panoramwalk. From here one continues comfortably up to the Oberdamülser peak. The view from here ranges from the Damülser Horn (mountain) and the Löffelspitze to the Rätikon, where also the Schesaplana, Zimba, Drei Türme and the Sulzfluh can be seen. At the Oberdamülser peak one crosses the ski slopes and under the chairlift to continue to Oberdamüls. The prepared snowtrail ends at the Hotel Alpenstern and the Oberdamülser ski slopes. From there the trail goes on cleared roads back to the starting point.

    It is worthwhile to wait for the perfect winter conditions before attempting the walk. An important reason for this is that the route may not be useable all winter long. The preparation of thee crossing between the Unterdamülser peak and the Höhenweg (path) needs a lot of snow fall.

     

    Start Damüls, city center
    Coordinates:
    Geogr. 47.280419 N 9.891803 E
    Destination Damüls, City center
  • Public transportation:

    www.vmobil.at

    Park:

    Damüls, city center on the street