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Familie Klotz
Rofenstraße 4
A-6458 Vent



Recreation and activity in the middle of the hiking area on the Ötztal main ridge of the Alps

The Geierwallihof is surrounded by the largest glaciated area of the Eastern Alps and countless peaks higher than 3,000 m. Among them is the highest mountain in Tyrol, the Wildspitze at 3,774 m. Our senior boss and hiking guide Hubert will bring you closer to the beauty of this magnificent mountain world with the guided hikes several times a week.

It goes without saying that these hikes are free for our house guests.

Of course we offer something for everyone, both for the hiking beginner and the experienced mountaineer.

Take a look at our hiking program.


Ski touring - experience breathtaking moments

Experience the unique ski touring paradise Vent!

Mountaineering fanatics experience real elation on our guided tours with down runs in untouched deep snow slopes. And if day ski tours aren't enough to still your hunger for snow covered mountains there also are guided free ride weeks to take part in.

Away from the ski slopes, the Ötz Valley is a quiet and natural holiday region in Tyrol which surprises you with its fascinating mountain world. The Ötz Valley is popular with ski tour enthusiasts all over the world. Experienced ski guides would be glad to share their entusiasm for ski tours and free riding with you.

If you are unexperienced with ski touring, we would be glad to assist you in finding a mountain guide and suitable equipment.

Our ski tour tips

Winter hiking - explore nature on foot.

The wildly romantic canyons and valleys simply wait to be explored on snow boots.

After walking in the beautiful winter landscape it is easy to become tempted to undertake a snow boot hike. Explore the breathtaking snow-covered mountains in the company of a mountain guide.

Snow boot hiking is easy to learn and enables everyone to experience nature during this enchanting time of the year.

Enjoy the Ötz Valley Mountains away from the big bustle. In Vent you can experience the Tyrolean moutains from up close

Skiing in the finest ski regions of Tyrol

Vent - Ski region for families

The ski area of Vent ranges from 1900 to 2680m above sea level. Because of its high altitude location, snow is guaranteed up until spring. During sunny weather, it is a wonderful experience to explore the ski runs with difficulty from easy to intermediate.

With 15 kilometres of ski slopes, Vent is one of the smaller ski areas of the Ötz Valley but still has a lot to offer. The village alos has a ski school and a ski kindergarten for the little ones.

Ski Region Obergurgl / Hochgurgl

More than 100 kilometres of perctly groomed ski slopes await you. A total of 23 lifts transport you to the top so that you can enjoy a glorious downhill run.

In less than 10 minutes a connecting lift brings you from one ski region to the other. On the long ski runs with all degrees of difficulty you can choose between easy-going down runs, steep slopes and mogul slopes.

Glacier Ski Region Sölden

34 Lifts and a total of 146 km of ski runs guarantee variety and skiing pleasure. The highest point that can be reached by lift is 3250m and 2 glacier ski areas also are a part of the Sölden ski region.

The BIG 3 consists of the
Tiefenbachkogl, Gaislachkogl and the Schwarzen Schneid – not only do these 3000m peaks have 50 km of ski slopes but they also lend a breathtaking and impressive round view up to the Dolomites.

Enjoy cross-country skiing in the Ötz Valley

Vent also has cross-country skiing trails but both trails are only for the classical style. The degree of difficulty ranges from easy to intermediate and provides a great cross-country skiing day.

There is a practice track for beginners where one can practice before progressing to the more demanding trail. The trail "Ebenle" starts at the small chapel, is 3 km long and also suitable for experienced cross-country skiers.

Sölden and Längenfeld both have cross-country trails. The villages can easily be reached by car or bus.


The trails around Sölden is varied. You can decide whether you want to ski on the "Hof" track close to the village centre, or rather enjoy the quiet at a more remote trail.

The trails at Zwieselstein is a few kilometres away from the centre of Sölden, but offer a total of 8 km of track in both classical and skating style.


Längenfeld is popular for cross-country skiing because it is situated where the valley widens out making room for long range and mostly level trails. The different degrees of difficulty and different trails offer a lot of variety.

Quick information on the cross-country trails


Ebenle Trail:
Classical: 1 km
Difficulty: intermediate
Practice trail:
Classical: 1 km
Difficulty: easy


Hof Trail:
Classical: 3 km
Skating: 3 km
Difficulty: intermediate
Rechenau Trail:
Classical: 5 km
Skating: 5 km
Difficulty: intermediate
Zwieselstein-Bodenegg Trail:
Classical: 8 km
Skating: 8 km
Difficulty: intermediate

For our non-skiers we offer guided snowshoe hikes, furthermore there is a 5 km long toboggan run in Vent. When in March the refuges in our area start their winter operations, an El Dorado for ski tourers opens up.

Geierwallihof Familie Klotz Rofenstraße 4 A-6458 Vent Tel.: +4352548145 E-Mail: