Mountain Gastronomy & Huts

Mountain Huts

On the sunny side of life - the mountain huts and restaurants in Hochoetz

Panorama Restaurant

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2.020m)

You can find the Hochoetz panorama restaurant, built in the summer of 2005, at 2,020 m directly at the Acherkogel lift upper station. It invites you to take break and to sunbathe with its large sun terrace and breathtaking panoramic view of snow covered mountain peaks of the Oetztal Alps as well as views of the Oetztal and Inntal. The cosy self service restaurant with pizza oven offers hot meals all day. And while the parents relax, the children can have fun at the playground next door.

Bielefelder Hütte

Bielefelder Hütte (2.150m)

The spirits are high at the foot of the 3,008 m Acherkogel. Rustic atmosphere and Huettengaudi. Hot cheeks and cool drinks at the ice bar. Apres-Ski in the lodge.

Balbach Alm

Balbach Alm (1.957m)

Cosy lodge in the middle of the skiing resort. Large terrace with wonderful panoramic view. Hot meals served all day. Can be reached on foot (walking time from upper station about 20 minutes) Accommodation!

Kühtaile Alm

Kühtaile Alm (1.988m)

Welcome to the Kühtaile Alm. Where both those with appetites and "sunshine freaks" gather at an altitude of 2,000 metres. Walkers too, can easily get her on foot (about 15 minutes). We look forward to serving you with Tyrolean delicacies, while you drink in the view or warm yourself on cold days by our traditional tile stoves. You can look forward to spending a wonderful skiing holiday at our mountain refuge.


Schirmbar (820m)

Schirmbar at the base station of Acherkogel lift Hochoetz skiing resort .

Kühtaile Alm

restaurant , Austrian cuisine , home cooking , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

Easy to access on foot from Acherkogelbahn top station or Ochsengarten gondola, suitable for prams:

Time: approx. 15 min
From the top station to WIDIVERSUM Family Adventure Land, then towards „Rotes Wandl“ vantage point and Kühtaile Alm:

Time: approx. 30 min
From Ochsengarten:

Time: approx. 1.5 h
Summer: June - mid October

Winter: Christmas - Easter

Apartment for up to 20 persons
House for up to 15 persons
Tyrolean food
New Kühtaile Alm: relax on the sun terrace or the panorama wintergarden, enjoy the wonderful views and fine Tirolean specialties! Summer: trampoline and playground for children at the hut. Overnight stay for 20 persons in a holiday apartment.

Old Kühtaile Alm: quaint and completely renovated self-catering mountain hut ideal for groups up to 15 people. Superb location amid the Hochoetz ski and hiking area!

Today open: 09:00 - 16:30

detail T 0043 5252 2247

Bielefelder Hütte

Hütten , Austrian cuisine , home cooking , après ski , Ski huts , regional cuisine

Acherkogelbahn lift to Hochoetz from the top station the trail climbs to the hut:

Dauer: 20 mins
Alternatively: Bus Oetz - Ochsen garten, on along a steep trail via Balbach Alm and Kühtaile Alm to the hut, Timer: 2 h

Summer: mid June - beginning of October

Winter: Christmas - Easter

beds (34), mattresses (27)
Tyrolean cuisine
Enjoy the large sun terrace offering fantastic views of the Stubai, Ötztal and Lechtal Alps. A great selection of walks with many variations.

Rossköpfe 2,398 m - Wetter kreuz 2,591 m - Windegg 2,644 m - Acherkogel 3,008 m

Today open: 09:00 - 16:30

detail T 0043 5252 6926


après ski , Ski huts , bar/pub/lounge

Today open: 14:00 - 00:00

T 0043 5252 6385

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

restaurant , Ski huts

Today open: 09:00 - 17:00

T 0043 5252 6385

Balbach Alm

Hütten , Austrian cuisine , home cooking , Ski huts , alpine dairy/snack bar

Via Acherkogelbahn to Hochoetz, from the top terminal it’s an easy walk to Balbach Alm:

Time: 20 mins, suitable for families
By car or taxi to Ochsengarten, along a steep trail to Balbach Alm:

Time: 1 h
Alternatively along a wide forest trail to Balbach Alm:

Time: 2.5 h
Alternative routes: via cable car from Oetz to Hochoetz; from here to Bielefelderhütte (approx. 30 mins.), on towards Wetterkreuz (1 h), at the crossing (sign to Balbach Alm) take the signposted trail down to Balbach Alm (approx. 45 mins.) or by bus / car towards Kühtai; at the bridge after the turn-off to Alpengasthof Mareil the trail first climbs steeply and then travels along a wide path to Balbach Alm (2.5 h).

Summer: end of May - mid October

Winter: mid December - mid April

overnight accommodation
mainly Tyrolean meals
Enjoy the superb sunbathing terrace and quaint wooden parlor! Shower facilities, TV, children's playground.

Today open: 09:00 - 16:30

detail T (0043) 664 1693096

Otto's Einkehr-Stadl

restaurant , home cooking , après ski , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , bar/pub/lounge

Traditional location directly opposite of the valley-station of the Ochsengartenbahn. Big sun-deck to take a rest during or after the skiing-day.

Today open: 09:00 - 00:00

detail T 0043 650 2054772

Feldring Alm

home cooking , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

Sattele - Feldringalm Trail No. 10:

altitude metres: 190m

time: 45 mins
Marlstein- Faltegartenkögele - Feldringalm, Marlstein trail no.10:

altitude metres: 380m

time: 3.5 h
Open from June to late October, no closing day!

regional delights

fresh products from local farms

Hut taxi on request

ideal for groups up to 35 persons

Today open: 10:00 - 17:00

detail T 0043 5252 6203

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