Winter Walking & Snowshoe hiking

Snowshoe
Hiking Routes

New traces in Hochoetz's snow

Ochsengarten and the scenic Hochoetz region makes a truly unique paradise for passionate snowshoe hikers. Gentle ascents, steep slopes, endless trails. Breathtaking Alpine scenery and uninterrupted panoramic views. Enjoy a cup of spicy tea or hot chocolate in one of the quaint mountain huts. You will feel tired and happy at the same time. A snowshoe hike amid unspoilt nature creates memories that will stay with you forever.

Snowshoe Hiking

Snowshoe hiking is easy to learn and you can choose from a great variety of modern equipment including the latest materials and functionalities. Of course you can also rent all the necessary equipment - such as snowshoes or poles - in the Hochoetz Ski Region where certified snowshoe hiking guides are at your disposal as well.

 

Moonlight tour Ochsengarten

Snowshoe Hiking

Every Monday (17 December 2018 - 15 April 2019)

Equipped with headlamps you explore the breathtaking winter wonderland in the surroundings of Ochsengarten. We take you through the picture-book forest covered in white, resembling a glittering white carpet under the twinkling stars. Indulge in a truly romantic atmosphere and listen to the crackling fresh snow under your feet. We will end this wonderful evening over a cup of hot tea.
 

Start 08.00 pm
Meeting point Ochsengarten mountain gondola, base station
Hiking time approx. 2 hours, return approx. 10.00 pm
Fee € 5.00 per person; guests staying at ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK partners – free of charge
Extra Fee € 5.00 per person (snowshoe rental, headlamp)
Equipment appropriate winter walking gear (sturdy boots – no moonboots,warm clothes), ski poles, enough to drink
Group min. 3 persons, max. 15 persons
Booking Ötztal Tourismus – Information Ochsengarten, T + 43 (0) 57200 820, ochsengarten@oetztal.com, by Monday (12:00 noon)

 

WinterMagic Ochsengarten

Snowshoe Hiking

Every Wednesday (19 December 2018 - 17 April 2019)

Enjoy awe-inspiring panoramic views of the surrounding Alpine landscape on our hike off the beaten tracks, far away from busy ski slopes. Snow-covered forests and meadows all in white provide peace and quiet. Walking on snowshoes, nature shows its own varied facets to the nature explorers – A very intensive experience of a very special kind. OUR TIP: Bring a camera or a pair of binoculars!
 

Start 09.45 am
Meeting point Sattele area located above Ochsengarten; car park (subject to a charge: € 3 in coins), bus connection from Ochsengarten and Haiming
Hiking Time approx. 4 hours, return approx 2.00 pm
Fee € 10.00 per person; guests staying at ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK partners – free of charge
Extra Fee € 5.00 per person (snowshoe rental)
Equipment appropriate winter walking gear (sturdy boots – no moonboots, warm clothes), ski poles, enough to drink
Group min. 3 persons, max. 15 persons
Booking Ötztal Tourismus – Information Ochsengarten, T + 43 (0) 57200 500, ochsengarten@oetztal.com, by Tuesday (4.30 pm)

 

Winter Walking

An array of cleared paths leads right across snow-covered winter wonderlands and endless fields, along the crystal clear Ötztaler Ache river to Oetz (2 km). Another scenic hiking trail takes nature lovers to the picturesque Piburger See lake and the surrounding nature preserve. Children will have great fun amidst this white paradise by exploring the awesome beauty of nature treasures which are almost untouched by man. Adults can indulge in peace and quiet while forgetting the daily grind.

Winter hiking in Hochoetz

NEW: Winter hiking trail to "Rotes Wandl" vantage point

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