Winter & snowshoe hiking in the Oetz Region

Step by step towards your goal

All those who are true hiking lovers indulge in this passion also during the cold season. Warm clothes, woolen hat, scarf and winter-proof footwear: look forward to an adventure in the fresh winter air. Also snowshoe hikers are ready to go in almost no time. The trendy alternatives to skiing in Lower Ötztal have already become a new boom: well-groomed and signposted winter hiking trails lead through snow-covered meadows and forests while guided tours are also offered as an exciting off-road variant.

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-country track Zwieselstein - Sölden

Cross-Country Skiing · Sölden
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ZWIESELSTEIN Brückenwirt - Sportplatz - Jausenstation Bodenegg - Sportplatz - ZWIESELSTEIN Brückenwirt

Luisteluhiihto, Perinteinen
5.5 km
1:30 h
73 m
73 m
From the Gasthof Brückenwirt you can go along the cross country trail to the Zwieselstein sport field. There you cross a bridge and walk along the Venter Ache to Bodenegg. From Jausenstation Bodenegg you cross the river with the help of a wide wooden bridge and walk along the trail across the sports field to Zwieselstein.

Author’s recommendation

The Jausenstation Bodenegg is open during the whole winter

Highest point
Jausenstation Bodenegg, 1530 m
Lowest point
1458 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Jausenstion Bodenegg

Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.


Ötztal Tourismus

T +43 (0) 57 200 200


  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance


Tips, hints and links

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal:


Zwieselstein Brückenwirt (1473 m)
46.934580, 11.019662
32T 653731 5199874


Zwieselstein Brückenwirt

Turn-by-turn directions

From Zwieselstein Gashof Brückenwirt  to the sports field Zwieselstein. Over a bridge to the right  and then the track along the Venter Ache. The trail runs first flat and then sloping up. Before you come to the road, you have to conquer a last small climb and then it goes flat on an asphalt road to the Jausenstation Bodenegg. On the way back, you walk from the Jausenstation Bodenegg  over a wooden bridge to the other side of the river and follow the trail to the sports field and to Zwieselstein. On the way back, the path goes flat to slightly descending.

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station 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

The drive to the ÖTZTAL. Located in Tyrol, the ÖTZTAL branches off to the south as the longest side valley of the Eastern Alps. Arriving by car leads guests over the Inn Valley to the valley entrance and further along the Ötztal. In addition to the toll motorway can also be used on rural roads. With the route planner, the journey can be quickly and easily determined:

To the route planner:  


The following parking facilities are available in Zwieselstein:
  • parking Zwieselstein
  • parking Zwieselstein / sports ground


Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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crosscountry skiing technique
Luisteluhiihto, Perinteinen
5.5 km
1:30 h
73 m
73 m
Public transport friendly Perinteinen Luisteluhiihto Loop Scenic With refreshment stops


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