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Winter Hiking recommended route

Round path Oetz - Habichen

Winter Hiking · Oetz · closed
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m 900 850 800 750 5 4 3 2 1 km Parkplatz Zentrumsparkplatz Oetz Habicher See Aktivhotel Waldhof
OETZ -> Gerry Friedle Weg -> Habichersee -> Randweg -> Kohlstatt -> Brandach Brücke -> OETZ
closed
easy
Distance 5.4 km
2:00 h
121 m
121 m
895 m
776 m
Follow the Ötztaler Ache on a wide, slightly rising footpath to the junction towards Habichen. The newly created winter hiking trail leads up through the forest. At the next crossroad, turn right onto a meadow path and then right again onto the paved path towards Lake `Habichersee`. From the `Habichersee` you go back to the main path. Once there, turn left and follow Randweg on the wide path through the forest up to Kohlstatt, where you keep to the right and hike along the Elsingerweg back to Oetz.
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
895 m
Lowest point
776 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 10.72%Dirt road 25.36%Nature trail 26.13%Path 33.09%Unknown 4.67%
Asphalt
0.6 km
Dirt road
1.4 km
Nature trail
1.4 km
Path
1.8 km
Unknown
0.3 km
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Rest stops

active hotel Waldhof

Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html & https://avalanche-report/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de

Tips and hints

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

Start

Oetz (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202405, 10.897526
DMS
47°12'08.7"N 10°53'51.1"E
UTM
32T 643712 5229403
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Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the Ötztaler Ache on a wide, slightly rising footpath to the junction towards Habichen. The newly created winter hiking trail leads up through the forest. At the next crossroad, turn right onto a meadow path and then right again onto the paved path towards Lake `Habichersee`. From the `Habichersee` you go back to the main path. Once there, turn left and follow Randweg on the wide path through the forest up to Kohlstatt, where you keep to the right and hike along the Elsingerweg back to Oetz.

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available:
  • Parking Oetz town center- parking fee
  • Parking next to the river (at the end of Oetz on the right hand side) – free of charge, but limited parking; camping prohibited
  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Parking Oetz town center, the ticket is available at the tourist office Oetz.

Coordinates

DD
47.202405, 10.897526
DMS
47°12'08.7"N 10°53'51.1"E
UTM
32T 643712 5229403
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and gloves is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Similar routes nearby

  • winter round Oetz - Piburg (400)
  • Viewing point Ebele
  • Tour of five villages
  • Medinger Way Round Sautens - Ötz - Sautens
  • winter hike Oetz - Tumpen
  • Seejöchlround
  • Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
121 m
Descent
121 m
Highest point
895 m
Lowest point
776 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Way cleared

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