All hiking tours in the Oetz Region

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Every hike starts with the first step: accurate tour planning. The following list makes it easy to select a suitable hiking destination in the Oetz Region. From easy family loop walks on the valley floor and gentle ascents to mountain pastures to demanding peak conquests - there is something for all ages and preferences. A must see - in every season and for all the family - is the natural jewel Piburger See & its 9 treasures. Several stages of the popular long-distance hiking trails, Ötztal Trek and Ötztaler Urweg, lead through the Oetz Region. Study the routes now, lace up your hiking boots, get ready for the adventure!

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Lake Pochersee

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  • Pochersee beim Knappenhaus
    / Pochersee beim Knappenhaus
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Knappenweg
    / Knappenweg
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  • Knappenweg Mühle
    / Knappenweg Mühle
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  • Knappenhaus
    / Knappenhaus
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Map / Lake Pochersee
1650 1800 1950 2100 2250 m km 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3

ISSBRÜCKE -> Knappenhaus -> POCHERSEE
moderate
3.1 km
2:30 h
284 m
284 m
From Issbrücke bridge at the edge of Mareil you take the climbing forest trail to Obere Issalm. Continue on the slightly ascending route to the Mining House (Knappenhaus) with stamp mill. Below you also find scenic lake Pochersee. Return on the same route.

 

Author’s recommendation

Enjoy the silence at the lake! A picknick there is very nice!

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2002 m
Lowest point
1731 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

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

Equipment

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

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Issbrücke (1731 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.224306, 10.978961
UTM
32T 649818 5231990

Destination

Lake Pochersee

Turn-by-turn directions

From Issbrücke bridge at the edge of Mareil you take the climbing forest trail to Obere Issalm. Continue on the slightly ascending route to the Mining House (Knappenhaus) with stamp mill. Below you also find scenic lake Pochersee. Return on the same route.

 

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

Ochsengarten 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

  • Parking Issbrücke, about 5 km past Ochsengarten

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.1 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
284 m
Descent
284 m
In and out Scenic Insider tip

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