Winter walking & snowshoe
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White, whiter, whitest is everything you will see…

Really big eyes for all winter hikers in the rear Ötztal: the pace is excellent to admire the unspoilt beauty of the Alpine mountains and landscapes. 12 km of cleared, signposted winter walking trails lead through snow-covered stone pine forests, white meadows and along the frozen Gurgler Ache brook. Take an even deeper insight into marvelous backcountry areas on guided snowshoeing adventures.

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Oetz-Kohlstatt-Seejöchl-Piburg-Oetz

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6 km
3:30 h
359 m
359 m
Take the federal road towards Piburg, turn left at the Oetz recycling plant and follow the forest trail in direction Piburger See after you reach the "Haidach" sports ground. Keep to the left at the first fork off and walk to Kohlstatt area. A steep trail takes you up to Seejöchl and further on to the hamlet of Piburg. You can walk down to lake Piburger See on Rudolf-Schock-Weg trail. Return on the federal road from Piburg to Oetz.

 

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1060 m
768 m

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Oetz (769 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.204185 N 10.892928 E
UTM
32T 643359 5229592

Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Take the federal road towards Piburg, turn left at the Oetz recycling plant and follow the forest trail in direction Piburger See after you reach the "Haidach" sports ground. Keep to the left at the first fork off and walk to Kohlstatt area. A steep trail takes you up to Seejöchl and further on to the hamlet of Piburg. You can walk down to lake Piburger See on Rudolf-Schock-Weg trail. Return on the federal road from Piburg to Oetz.

 

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

 

Getting there

Oetz is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Oetz:
  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking lot Raftingeinsteinstelle (at the end of Oetz on the right side) - free, but limited parking (alternatively Acherkogelbahn 150 m), camping prohibited
  • Oetz parking area (subject to a charge)
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Central parking place Oetz, The ticket is available at the information office Oetz.

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
6 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
359 m
Descent
359 m
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