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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Köfler Waalweg - Frischmann Hütte

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Map / Köfler Waalweg - Frischmann Hütte
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moderate
11.1 km
4:30 h
965 m
965 m
Start in the parking area of Köfels, proceed on the ascending hiking trail to "Köfler Schartle". On top you enjoy marvelous panoramic views of Fundustal valley and Ötztal. Continue along Waalweg (Europe's highest Waalweg Trail) towards Frischmannhütte. After a nice rest stop you walk back to the starting point past quaint Fundusalm.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
2208 m
Lowest point
1376 m

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

Köfels Parkplatz (1376 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.119410, 10.917290
UTM
32T 645436 5220217

Destination

Frischmann Hütte

Turn-by-turn directions

Start in the parking area of Köfels, proceed on the ascending hiking trail to "Köfler Schartle". On top you enjoy marvelous panoramic views of Fundustal valley and Ötztal. Continue along Waalweg (Europe's highest Waalweg Trail) towards Frischmannhütte. After a nice rest stop you walk back to the starting point past quaint Fundusalm.

 

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

Umhausen 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

The following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:

Parking Köfels (payable)

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.1 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
965 m
Descent
965 m

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