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Hiking Trail recommended route

Hochoetz down to Oetz

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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  • Oetz
    / Oetz
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Widiversum im Hochoetz
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • / Acherbergalm Hochoetz
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  • / Blick zur Acherbergalm Hochoetz
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PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ -> Acherberg Alm -> OETZ
moderate
Distance 6.8 km
2:30 h
3 m
1,200 m
The hiking trail starts in Hochoetz. From the panoramic Restaurant follow the forest road to Acherbergalm. From there you walk down through the forest to Oetz. The altitude difference is 1.200m. 

Author’s recommendation

The trail is quite steep, please take hiking stiks.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
820 m
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Rest Stop

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
Alpengasthof Acherberg Alm
experience outdoor pool Oetz

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 information about hiking in Ötztal: www.oetztal.com/wandern

Start

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2,015 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.212407, 10.932279
DMS
47°12'44.7"N 10°55'56.2"E
UTM
32T 646317 5230579
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Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

The hiking trail starts in Hochoetz. From the panoramic Restaurant follow the forest road to Acherbergalm. From there you walk down through the forest to Oetz. The altitude difference is 1.200m. 

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

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:
  • 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.

Coordinates

DD
47.212407, 10.932279
DMS
47°12'44.7"N 10°55'56.2"E
UTM
32T 646317 5230579
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

Equipment

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 Hiking

  • 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
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.8 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
3 m
Descent
1,200 m
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