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Hiking Trailrecommended route

Hut tour Hochoetz

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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  • Wanderung in Oetz: Hüttentour Hochoetz
    / Wanderung in Oetz: Hüttentour Hochoetz
    Video: Outdooractive
  • / Wurstsalat
    Photo: Ötztal
  • / Acherbergalm mit Blick auf Tschirgant
    Photo: Ötztal
  • / Bielefelder Hütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal
  • / Balbach Alm Terrasse
    Photo: Ötztal
  • / Kühtaile Alm
  • / Trampolin Fun
  • / Tiroler Gröstl mit Spiegelei und Krautsalat
    Photo: Ötztal
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PARNORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ -> Acherberg Alm -> Bielefelder Hütte -> Balbach Alm -> Kühtaile Alm -> PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ
moderate
Distance 5.8 km
3:30 h
309 m
309 m
2,112 m
1,888 m
Take the Acherkogelbahn to Hochoetz. There you follow the forest road down to Acherberg Alm. Enjoy home made products like butter and cheese there. 

Follow the hiking trail up to Bielefelder Hütte. A nice view over Oetz and the impressive Acherkogel. Follow the forest road down to the crosspoint "Mohrenkopf". This hiking trail leads you to Balbach Alm. Lots of fun for Kids at the playground!

Follow the forest road to Kühtaile Alm. A small petting-zoo and again a playground is waiting for children and families! 

Author’s recommendation

WIDIVERSUM family playground directly at the Panoramarestaurant

WIDI playgrounds at every hut in Hochoetz

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,112 m
Lowest point
1,888 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Balbach Alm
Kühtaile Alm
Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
Bielefelder Hütte
Alpengasthof Acherberg Alm

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

Start

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2,017 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.212226, 10.931890
DMS
47°12'44.0"N 10°55'54.8"E
UTM
32T 646288 5230558
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Destination

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Take the Acherkogelbahn to Hochoetz. There you follow the forest road down to Acherberg Alm. Enjoy home made products like butter and cheese there. 

Follow the hiking trail up to Bielefelder Hütte. A nice view over Oetz and the impressive Acherkogel. Follow the forest road down to the crosspoint "Mohrenkopf". This hiking trail leads you to Balbach Alm. Lots of fun for Kids at the playground!

Follow the forest road to Kühtaile Alm. A small petting-zoo and again a playground is waiting for children and families! 

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

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: 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.

 

  • Parking at the Ochsengartencable car station. free parking, camping prohibited 

Coordinates

DD
47.212226, 10.931890
DMS
47°12'44.0"N 10°55'54.8"E
UTM
32T 646288 5230558
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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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Kühtaile Alm
  • Hochoetz down to Ochsengarten
  • Bielefelder Hut
  • Acherberg Alm
  • Balbach Alm Hochoetz
  • Hochoetz - hiking down to Oetz via Stufenreich
  • Hochoetz down to Oetz
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
309 m
Descent
309 m
Highest point
2,112 m
Lowest point
1,888 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent

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