Hochoetz Hiking Tours

Tour 1 - The sporty tour

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panoramarestaurant [1] (2020 m) - Bielefelder Hütte [4] (2150 m) - Acherbergalm [5] (1888 m) – return to Panoramarestaurant [1] (2020 m)

 

The 8-person mountain gondola takes you effortlessly up to 2020 meters altitude, right to the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant with lovely sunbathing terrace and view to WIDIVERSUM. From here a leisurely trail leads towards Bielefelder Hütte 2150 m (in good weather: live music and entertainment on the hut every Tuesday), offering superb views of the Inntal valley. From Bielefelder Hütte return to the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant.

Walking time: approx. 2 ½ hours
Lift ticket: uphill/downhill ticket

Tour 2 - The tough tour     Alpine Route

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panoramarestaurant 1 (2020 m) - Acherbergalm 5 (1888 m) - Habichen or Oetz
Please note: Only experienced mountainhikers, altitude difference 1200m, not suitable for children!

 

Follow the forest road from the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant down to Acherbergalm 1888 m, a lovely place for a refreshment stop. Then a path takes you down to Oetz 820 m through the woods, alternatively you return on foot via Habichen.

Walking time: approx. 3 ½ hours
Lift ticket: 1x uphill ride

Tour 3 - The endurance tour

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m) - Rotels Wandl - Kühtailealm [2] (1988 m) - Balbachalm [3] (1957 m) – Mohrenköpfl - Bielefelder Hütte [4] (2150 m) return to the Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m)

 

You reach "Rotes Wandl" (vantage point) from the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m within a few walking minutes. Then continue on the trail towards Kühtailealm 1988 m. Walking past sweet little ponies, sheep and Jonathan, the donkey, you get to Balbachalm 1957 m.  Follow the ascending route to Mohrenköpfl and further on to Bielefelder Hütte 2150 m. Here you walk back to the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m.

Walking time: approx. 3 hours
Lift ticket: uphill/downhill ticket

Tour 4 - The comfortable tour     Kinderwagen

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m) - Rotels Wandl - Kühtailealm [2] (1988 m) - Balbachalm [3] (1957 m) – back to the Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m)

 

You reach "Rotes Wandl" (vantage point) from the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m within a few walking minutes. Then continue on the trail towards Kühtailealm 1988 m. Walking past sweet little ponies, sheep and Jonathan, the donkey, you get to Balbachalm 1957 m. Here you walk back to the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m.

Walking time: approx. 2 ½ hours
Lift ticket: uphill/downhill ticket

Tour 5 - The summit tour

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m) - Bielefelder Hütte [4] (2150 m) - Rosskopf -Wetterkreuz - Alte Bielefelder Hütte (in ruins) - Acherbergalm [5] (1888 m) – return to Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m)

 

From the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m you walk uphill to Bielefelder Hütte 2150 m. Here you continue climbing Rosskopf 2388 m and Wetterkreuz 2572 m, overlooking the scenic Stubai Alps. Afterwards you descend to the old Bielefelder Hütte (in ruins) and further on to Acherbergalm 1888 m. From here return onto the driving way to Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m.

Walking time: approx. 4 ½ hours
Lift ticket: uphill/downhill ticket

Tour 6 - The peaceful tour

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m) - Rotes Wandl - Kühtailealm [2] (1988 m) - Balbachalm [3] (1957 m) - Ochsengarten (1507 m) – with the Ochsengartenbahn lift back to the Panoramarestaurant (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays) or Postbus to Oetz (as per timetable). Please note: limited bus services only in the low season!

 

You reach "Rotes Wandl" (vantage point) and Kühtailealm 1988m from the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m. Then you continue towards Balbachalm 1957 m before you walk downhill to Ochsengarten 1507 m. Here you take the Ochsengartenbahn (check season & operating times) on Tuesdays, Thursdays and sundays back to the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant or the public bus line back to Oetz. Please always check the bus schedule accurately - there are less buses during low season.

Walking time: approx. 2 ½ hours
Lift ticket: 1x uphill ride or CombiTicket 4 rides

Tour 7 - The high-alpine tour     Alpine Route

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m) - Bielefelder Hütte [4] (2150 m) - Rosskopf - Wetterkreuz - Großes Windegg (2650 m) - Mittertaler Scharte - Manigsee - Alte Bielefelder Hütte (verfallen) - Acherbergalm [5] (1888 m) – return to Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m)

 

Important: Suitable only for experienced hikers! High Alpine mountain footpath!
From the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant 2020 m you hike towards Bielefelder Hütte 2150 m. Ascend to Rosskopf 2388 m and further on to Wetterkreuz 2572 m. The narrow footpath travels towards Hohes Windegg 2650 m and then to scenic Mittertaler Scharte. Here you conquer a short descent (about 15 min) with rewarding lake Manigsee at its end. A rest stop at this wonderful, small Alpine lake is an absolute must! After recharging your batteries you walk down past the old Bielefelder Hütte (in ruins) to Acherbergalm 1888 m. From here either onto the driving way or over the new Bielefelder Hütte back to the Panorama Restaurant.

Walking time: approx. 5 hours
Lift ticket: uphill/downhill ticket

Tour 8 - The WIDI tour     WIDI

Wandertouren Hochoetz

Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m) – 200m above the mountain station entry trail – Balbachalm [4] (1957 m) - Kühtailealm [3] (1988 m) – return to Panorama Restaurant [1] (2020 m)

 

200 meters above the mountain station of the Acherkogelbahn the hiking trail starts in the direction of Balbachalm. From the Balbachalm you go onto the forest road to Kühtailealm. From there the way leads back to the Panorama Restaurant. The WIDI round is perfect for children.

Walking time: approx. 2 ½ hours
Lift ticket: uphill/downhill ticket