Winter walking & snowshoe
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Winter Hiking
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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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Rotes Wandl

Winter Hiking • Oetztal
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Winter hiking trail to „Rotes Wandl“ vantage point
easy
1.4 km
0:30 h
62 m
62 m
At 2000 m above sea level you follow the trail through the scenic pine forest,past the ski kindergarten, until you reach „Rotes Wandl“ vantage point. (Time: 40 min)

 

Length: 1.5 km cleared panoramic circular trail

Hiking time: approx. 30 minutes

Level of difficulty: easy

Start/access: Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
2017 m
1955 m

Equipment

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

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern 

Start

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2017 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.212268 N 10.932248 E
UTM
32T 646315 5230564

Destination

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Turn-by-turn directions

At 2000 m above sea level you follow the trail through the scenic pine forest,past the ski kindergarten, until you reach „Rotes Wandl“ vantage point. (Time: 40 min)

 

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
easy
Distance
1.4 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
62 m
Descent
62 m

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