All hiking tours in the Oetz Region

The complete offer

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!

Long Distance Hiking Stage

Ötztal Trek Stage 21

Long Distance Hiking · Oetztal
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  • Frischmann Hütte
    / Frischmann Hütte
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  • / Fundusfeiler
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  • / Erlanger Hütte
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2100 2400 2700 3000 3300 m km 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Frischmannhütte Funduskar Fundusfeiler Wettersee

Frischmannhütte (2.192 m) –> Fundusfeiler (3.079 m) –> Erlanger Hütte (2.541 m)

9.4 km
4:30 h
1270 m
925 m
Route: Climbing Requirements: Step safety, dizziness; Bergweg schwarz Difficulty: no special difficulties Equipment: normal hiking equipment Walking time: approx. 6 h Difference in altitude: approx. 1,250 m ascent, approx. 900 m Descent: 3,079 m Distance: 10 km Accommodation, refreshment: Frischmannhütte, Erlanger Hüttesteinerstieg , Exit: Umhausen to the Frischmannhütte (approx. 3,5 h ascent, approx. 2,5 h descent, alternatively taxish shuttle from Umhausen to the Hinteren Fundusalm - then another 30 min ascent to the Frischmannhütte); From Köfels (municipality Umhausen) to the Frischmannhütte (about 2,5 h ascent, approx. 2 h descent); From Umhausen to the Erlanger hut (approx. 4,5 h ascent, approx. 3,5 h descent, alternatively taxish shuttle from Umhausen to intersection towards Vordere Leierstalalm - then approx. 2 h ascent to the Erlanger hut, approx. 1,5 h descent ); Taxi Scharfetter T +43 (0) 5255 5858

Highest point
3067 m
Lowest point
2194 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Erlanger Hütte

Safety information

Trittsicherheit, Schwindelfreiheit

Keine besonderen Schwierigkeiten


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: 


Frischmann Hütte (2193 m)
47.102860, 10.884914
32T 643024 5218318


Erlanger Hütte

Turn-by-turn directions

Frischmannhütte (2.192 m) – Fundusfeiler (3.079 m) – Erlanger Hütte (2.541 m)

A 3000 Meter High Peak and A Mountain

One the hike from Frischmannhütte to Erlanger Hütte you can climb 3,079-meter tall Fundusfeiler which affords superb views of the surrounding peaks. From the refuge the trail rolls through meadows to Funduskar and then switchbacks up steeply to Fundusrinne and on to Feilerscharte (2,926m). On the way up you have to scramble past two rock overhangs which have fixed cables for you to hold on. A wide and easy ridge walk takes you to the peak of Fundusfeilers (approx. 30 min. from Feilerscharte). Backtrack to Feilerscharte, then head in northern direction through scree and boulders down to “Schwarze Loch”. At the fork, make a right and continue westwards through gently rolling pastures. Later on the trail climbs in switchbacks to a mountain dip past which you can already see crystal-clear Wettersee, one of the Ötztal’st most pristine lakes. From the lake it’s a only few more minutes to Erlanger Hütte. The refuge is set on the edge of a plateau which is flanked by mighty peaks on three sides.

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:


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



The following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
  • Umhausen Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Umhausen Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour
  • Parking Köfels (payable)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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  • Ötztaler Urweg E3 Niederthai - Gries
  • Ötztaler Urweg E4 Gries - Sölden
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9.4 km
4:30 h
1270 m
925 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops


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