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Mountain Hike recommended route

Mountain peak Rosskopf

Mountain Hike · Oetz
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  • / Hochoetz
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m 2500 2400 2300 2200 2100 2000 1900 1,8 1,6 1,4 1,2 1,0 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 km Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz Bielefelder Hütte
Distance 2 km
2:00 h
379 m
0 m
2,399 m
2,020 m
You take the cable car from Oetz or Ochsengarten to Hochoetz. From the Panorama Restaurant you walk up to Bielfelder Hütte (2.150m). You pass by the hut and walk on the steep path higher up to the crosspoint "Alte Bielfelder Hütte". This trail goes up to the next crosspoint. There you turn left and hike up to Rosskopf (2.399m).


Author’s recommendation

On the way back you can make the tour to "Old Bielefelder Hut" and Acherberg Alm. 
Highest point
2,399 m
Lowest point
2,020 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
Bielefelder Hütte

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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


Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2,014 m)
47.212041, 10.931817
47°12'43.3"N 10°55'54.5"E
32T 646283 5230538



Turn-by-turn directions

From the Panorama Restaurant you walk up to Bielfelder Hütte (2.150m). You pass by the hut and walk on the steep path higher up to the crosspoint "Alte Bielfelder Hütte". This trail goes up to the next crosspoint. There you turn left and hike up to Rosskopf (2.399m).



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


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


47.212041, 10.931817
47°12'43.3"N 10°55'54.5"E
32T 646283 5230538
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #043 | Ötztaler Alpen Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000


Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly 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.

Basic Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Mountain Hikes

  • Climbing helmet as required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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2 km
2:00 h
379 m
Highest point
2,399 m
Lowest point
2,020 m
Scenic Family-friendly Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent Summit route Linear route


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